How to find specific Software updates Package ID detail

How to find specific Software updates Package ID detail

In this post I will be showing you how to find specific software update’s Package ID detail. Unlike Application / package which has a specific location and App ID associated with it, a specific update group can have multiple Software updates and those software updates can be part of various Deployment Packages.

By looking into configuration Manager console, it is not easy to find specific update part of which Deployment package. This can be an easy process by using SQL query.

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How to enable Debug and Verbose logging for SCCM Client

How to enable Debug and Verbose logging for SCCM Client

In this post I will show you how to enable Debug and Verbose logging for SCCM client. Benefit of enabling these logging is to capture additional details for troubleshooting as default logging didn’t contain in-depth steps which are executing in the background while running any Configuration Manager related process.

Before enabling Debug and verbose Logging, let’s understand what it is.

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Create SCCM Lab using MEM Evaluation Lab Kit

Create SCCM Lab using MEM Evaluation Lab Kit

In this post I will show you how to create SCCM Lab using Microsoft Endpoint Manager evaluation Lab Kit provided by Microsoft. This is one of the fastest way to get the hands on exposure on SCCM if you wanted to build your own Lab. Microsoft provides a zipped file of approx. 25GB size. Once downloaded, it hardly took me less than an hour to setup the virtual machines required for Configuration Manager.

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