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 moreover SQL Queries + SSRS.
This blog post will give you an opportunity to know 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 explained 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 teach SCCM reporting from beginner to expert level.
I would highly recommend this book for all IT Pros who wanted to learn more about SCCM reporting and wanted to 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 eBook “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleash” from here
Purchase “System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Unleashed” book from here
Quick glance of 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