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Download Free SCCM eBook Strategic Decision Making and Troubleshooting Guide

Another excellent Free eBook for ConfigMgr SCCM support folks. Microsoft experts in SCCM published a free eBook which talks about SCCM site hierarchy and distribution points, Understanding SCCM CofigMgr 2012 components and Configuration Manager log files and troubleshooting scenarios.  Authors of this eBook are Rushi Faldu, Manoj Kumar Pal, Andre Della Monica and Kaushal Pandey.

Download the eBook PDF file from here. More details here.

Few weeks back, I had blogged about another free eBook from these authors. More details 92 pages sccm configmgr 2012 free ebook microsoft experts. The target audience for this book is administrators who have at least three years experienced working with previous versions of Configuration Manager and who have begun deploying and using Configuration Manager 2012 in their environment.

Quick overview of interesting Topics covered in this Free eBook

Configuration Manager site hierarchy and distribution points

  1. Configuration Manager site hierarchy
  2. Determining when to use a central administration site
  3. Determining when to use a primary site
  4. Determining when to use a secondary site
  5. Understanding site-to-site replication
  6. Understanding distribution points
  7. Active Directory requirements for sites
  8. How to handle Disjoint namespaces and Single label domains in SCCM ConfigMgr
  9. Forest Discovery and Publishing
  10. Boundaries and boundary groups
  11. Best practices for installing a SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 central administration site / CAS or primary site
  12. Best practices for installing a SCCM ConfigMgr secondary site
  13. How to perform Scripted or Unattended installation of a SCCM ConfigMgr central administration site or primary site
  14. Troubleshooting database replication and console issues
  15. How to perform SCCM ConfigMgr Troubleshooting of CM12 console

Understanding SCCM CofigMgr 2012 components

  1. Package Content distribution Flow in SCCM 2012
  2. How to Troubleshoot SCCM CofigMgr pull distribution point
  3. Troubleshooting installation of software update points
  4. Troubleshooting synchronization with Microsoft Update
  5. Troubleshooting rotating management point and SUP failover
  6. Application deployment troubleshooting

Configuration Manager log files and troubleshooting scenarios

  1. Software update log files
  2. Software update workflow
  3. Troubleshooting software update issues
  4. Troubleshooting the client side
  5. Software distribution log files
  6. Troubleshooting software distribution
  7. Troubleshooting data replication issues
  8. Understanding the replication process
  9. Operating system deployment log files
  10. Using error messages for troubleshooting
  11. Troubleshooting disk issues
  12. Error: Failed to run task-sequence 0×80070032
  13. Error: Failed to stage WinPE. Code(0×80070032)
  14. Troubleshooting network issues
  15. Failed to run Task Sequence (unknown host). Error: 0x80072EE7
  16. The system cannot find the file specified. Error: 0×80070002
  17. The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. Error: 0x8007054B
  18. Failed to run command line Error: 0x8007010B
  19. Troubleshooting XML errors
  20. Error: 0×800700002
  21. Error: Prompts for #1 media then errors 0×800700002
  22. Troubleshooting media issues
  23. Error: 0×80070007 = The storage control blocks were destroyed.
  24. Error: 0×80070017
  25. Application management log files
  26. Troubleshooting application deployment
  27. Application download failures
  28. SCCM ConfigMgr Application deployment compliance stuck at 0 percent
  29. Workflow of application deployment for Macintosh clients

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2 Comments

  1. Santosh says:

    hi anoop,
    i am planning to take 70-243 exam, please suggest which books / documents to refer which will be of help to me.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Santosh

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