Umair Khan MSFT

ConfigMgr DRS Synchronization Internals

Hi Folks, If you are managing a hierarchy for sometime and dealt with Replication issues before; I assume you would have an understanding of the DRS Initialization process. If you feel you need some guidance then refer: But what is very obscure and often called a Black box is the DRS Message flow and the […]

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ConfigMgr Software Updates Deployment (Assignment) & Individual Updates Compliance FAQs

What is the difference between Update Deployment (Assignment) and Update (individual) compliance reporting ? Consider a deployment containing 100 updates. Now each of these 100 updates will have their own compliance state on the machine and the Deployment you can say is a collective compliance of each of them. Meaning that until all of the

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ConfigMgr SQL Always ON – Upgrade to 1902 with Certificate backup Error using Listener Name

Hi there! Here is an interesting one (in case you encounter one), Where the upgrade to 1902 for a SQL AO infra was failing with the below error: CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 28292 (0x6e84) Create_BackupSQLCert : SQL server failed to backup cert. CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 28292 (0x6e84) CSiteControlSetup::SetupCertificateForSSB : Failed to create/backup SQL SSB certificate. CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 28292 (0x6e84) ERROR: Failed

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Demystifying the Native SQL Replication co-existence issues with Resident ConfigMgr DRS

I think it is very common resident knowledge with experts who work on the cases involving Native SQL replication with ConfigMgr DRS (Be it MP Replica DB, or just plain out of box SQL Replication usage in ConfigMgr infra) “The Configuration works well until it breaks in way so bad that DRS is non-functional with

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ConfigMgr Console Slowness After moving to SQL Always ON – Multi Subnet Configuration

Hi there! Back to you with another installment of the unexplained series. Introduction If you ever get into an issue where things got slow after moving to SQL Always ON like 1 minute delay etc. while doing basic things in console THEN From the normal route of troubleshooting, checking the provider queries and running it

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