How to Stop Accidental SCCM ConfigMgr Rollout Traffic over WAN Configuration Manager. Over the years, we (SCCM admins) have been waiting for the “Big Red Button” feature, which can help to stop all the accidental deployments, package replications over the WAN.
Even I had a bad experience deploying office packages to remote DPs in Australia. During office hours, we deployed the office package to Australia DPs, and the WAN bandwidth was NOT very good. So SCCM started using 80% of the total bandwidth available for business users.
How to Stop Accidental SCCM
All the business applications started getting performance issues like slowness and not responding etc. Natively, SCCM / ConfigMgr doesn’t have any mechanism to stop the package replication or traffic over the WAN immediately. However, we can have some workarounds to stop the SCCM WAN traffic. I don’t think most of them are very effective.
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Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect on enterprise client management with more than 17 years of experience (calculation done in 2018) in IT. He is Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, Intune. He writes about technologies like ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, ACD, etc.…