Excellent Resource to Learn and Become Expert in SCCM Reporting Configuration Manager? I always get requests from the management, asset, and licensing team to create custom SCCM reports.
SCCM Reporting is one of the areas I never tried to spend more time on. Honestly, SCCM reporting a vast topic, and you can be master it in a day or two.
First of all, you need to have a proper understanding of SCCM concepts like Data Discovery, Data collection, Hardware Inventory, and SQL Queries + SSRS.
This blog post will allow you to learn more about an excellent book called “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleashed” and how this resource will help to improve your SCCM Reporting skills.
I read SCCM guru Garth Jone’s ( + co-authors Dan Toll and Kerrie Meyler) new book on SCCM reporting. I loved the approach they took in the book “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleashed” to explain the complex things like SCCM data collection, State messages, Status Messages, Report Design, and RBA-based reports.
Introduction – Expert in SCCM Reporting Configuration Manager
They explained each topic in a very simple and easy way to understand. This is done via a real-world explanation of each SCCM concept, sample SQL queries, and result screenshots. This is an excellent approach to teaching SCCM reporting from beginner to expert level.
I would highly recommend this book to all IT Pros who want to learn more about SCCM reporting and become experts in creating custom SCCM reports. You can purchase this book from the following link !! I provided the high-level content of the book at the bottom of this post.
Purchase and download the eBook “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleash” from here
Purchase “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleashed” book from here
Quick glance at the – high-level content of “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleashed”
Part I Installing and Configuring SSRS for Configuration Manager
1 Installing SQL Server Reporting Services
2 Installing and Configuring Configuration Manager Reporting
Part II About Data and Retrieval
3 Understanding Configuration Manager Data
4 Transact-SQL Primer
Part III Using SSRS for Configuration Manager Reporting
5 Basic Report Design
6 Building a Basic Report
7 Intermediate Reporting Concepts
8 SSRS Reporting Features
9 Role-Based Administration and Reporting
Part IV Appendixes
B Demonstration Outcomes
C Available Online
Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a logger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…