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How to simulate a client using SCCM 2012 SDK

I just ran into this interesting blog post at MSDN and thought I’d share it with you. If you’ve ever worked with SCCM or another system in a lab, you know how nice it would be to create “fake” clients instead of doing the tedious task of creating them as usual. Go here to read more about it:¬†http://blogs.msdn.com/b/minfangl/archive/2012/04/25/step-by-step-on-how-to-create-a-fake-client-using-system-center-2012-configuration-manager-client-sdk.aspx

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Solve SCCM Error “sending with winhttp failed; 80072ee7” in Windows PE

INTRODUCTION I’ve had some problems recently with deploying clients in my lab environment. The problem I was having was this: Client boots up and receives boot image = Fine Client loads Windows PE = Fine Client restarts as soon as Windows PE loads = NOT FINE I started up the installation again and pressed F8 before the computer restarted and went to X:\Windows\Temp\SMSTSLOG\smsts.log and had a look. In the log I found this error: Unknown host (gethostbyname failed)sending with winhttp…

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Don’t forget this step if you want clients to PXE boot using SCCM

INTRODUCTION I have run into a problem when booting the client from PXE. The clients were receiving IP from DHCP, but no receiving the boot image from the PXE Service Point. Looking into smspxe.log in C:\Program Files\SMS_CCM\Logs\ I found this error: Warning: Matching Processor Architecture Boot image not found SOLUTION The reason for this error was that I had only enabled this setting for my x86 boot image and not my x64 boot image. Once this was activated, the client…

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