Category Archives: SCCM 2012

SCCM 2012 Client Push – Including hotfixes / CU patches in Client Push

There are lots of methods for including hotfixes in your SCCM client deployment. One neat trick that worked (although not officially supported) was to add the MSP patch files to a “ClientPatch” subfolder of the Client folder. The CCMSETUP msi installer looks for this folder, and applies any patches in alphabetical order. Inspecting the CCMsetup… Read More »

SCCM 2012 Client Push – Using remote Distribution Points

A little documented feature in SCCM 2012 is that the client push process will utilise any available DP’s as a source location for the client install package. Previously in SCCM 2007 the client files always were pushed from the site server initiating the push. This isnt always a practical scenario where there are slow or… Read More »

SCCM 2012 PCM (Package Conversion Manager) fails to install when console is in a non default location

While testing the SCCM 2012 PCM (Package Conversion Manager) tool, I came across a bug during the installation. The MSI installed fine, return code was good, but there were no extensions visible int he console. The Package Conversion Manager icons were not visible on the ribbon pane when selecting a package.This is because the SCCM console… Read More »