ConfigMgr SCCM SDK in Depth Analysis Preview


I would like to share some intersting and very informative blog posts from Nico Sienaert.

1. SCCM 2012 SDK Overview (CEP)

–  Admin Console SDK, it will be possible to

  • Program Right Click options
  • Launch executables
  • ShowDialog
  • Group – create submenu
  • Actions can be associated with icons
  • Create Forms
  • Create Wizards
  • Create Navigation Nodes
  • Create Views
  • Create Folders (add folders beneath nodes)


  • Programmatic access to Management Point
  • Primary used to provide a MP proxy enabling control of non-standard clients


SMS Provider:

  • Application automation for UI activity
  • Actions through WMI classes, properties and methods
  • 60% of the entire SDK
  • Support of all actions through SMS Admin Console

Scenarios that are not supported:

  • modify or remove core Microsoft provided
  • configmgr console elements and behaviour
  • make changes to the root console XML
  • adding new wunderbars
  • new top level nodes
  • new tabs in the ribbon

More details on Above Link.

2. Migration Tool explained here in three parts.

Migrate from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 Part 1

Migrate from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 Part 2

Migrate from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 Part 3


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