Recently a client asked, “How can I ensure that the No_SMS_On_Drive.SMS file is on all site servers?” This is easy to do with Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuation Manager (MEMCM / MECM / SCCM)
You need to use DCM, and over a series of blog posts, we will show you how to create a DCM rule to detect which SCCM 2007 Site Servers don’t have the No_SMS_On_Drive.SMS file installed on C:\.
Articles within the set
Part 1 – How to Create a Configuration Item
This first article show you how to create a CI that will be used within the Baseline
Part 2 – How to Create a Configuration Baseline
This second article will show you how to take one or more CI and add them to a baseline.
Part 3 – How to Assign a Configuration Baseline
This third article will show you how to assign the baseline to a MECM collection.
Part 4 – How to Create a Collection with Non-Compliant Servers
This last article will show you how to create a collection of non-compliant computes / server.
Assigning the No_SMS_On_Drive.SMS File Baseline
In today’s post we will cover how to Assign a Configuration Baseline.
Within the Configuration Baseline node, highlight the No_SMS_On_Drive.SMS item, then right-click on it and select Assign to a Collection. Afterward, this action will open the Assign Configuration Baseline Wizard.
After that, click on Browse… and select the appropriate collection. Click OK and then click Next>.
Accept the defaults in the Set Schedule section and then select Finish.
after that, click Next >.
At this point you can Close the Assign Configuration Baseline Wizard.
In another tomorrow’s post, we will show you how to create a Collection with non-compliant servers. This will be useful to ensure that all of you CM server install the component where you want to to install.
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