For those that have used RegKeyToMof to create custom inventory MOF files to inventory registry keys, or export a mof from one environment and import them into another know that it is a fairly easy to do process. I have now seen on a few occasions now where the MOF file fails to import. No matter what you do, it will not import. You receive the following error:
With how easy it is to upgrade Configuration Manager now, it can be easy to forget about the most important component of your CM infrastructure, SQL. I'm guessing that a number of us are still running SQL 2012. Why? Because when we built our CM 2012 environment, that's what was the latest for SQL at the time. So, a number of CM environments are still running 2012.
Originally posted on the Cyber Advisors blog on May 7, 2018. Updated and expanded below.
Administration of Configuration Manager is more than a full-time job by itself. Maintaining some sort of documentation for the environment that can be given to management or stored internally can be an all together second job. So, why continue a manual task of creating documentation when you could automate it and have an extensive and detailed document created in minutes instead of hours.
I have borrowed stuff from the community for years and haven't given much back. I can blame it on being busy but, mostly blame it on being lazy. So, I've been wanting to start to give back. And, I thought for me a blog would be a great way.