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SCCM 2012 R2 Error on sql reporting service (multiple folders = ConfigMgr_XXX.OLD.0)

15 comments septembre 16th, 2014

Hi to all,

This post is dedicated to a strange issue in SCCM 2012 R2 with the sql reporting service (multiple folders).

The issue appear when you launch the report and you have this folders creations error ConfigMgr_CodeSITE.OLD.0 etc (see the copy screen and information under):

ConfigMgr_PC1

ConfigMgr_PC1.OLD.0

ConfigMgr_PC1.OLD.1

etc…

Example of content srsrp.log:

1-Uninstall the reporting service point on your server and restart your server

2-Command line for resolve the issue:

For resolve this issue, it’s necessary to compile the sqlmgmproviderxpsp2up.mof with this command (on your primary or CAS server)

Note:Command line example for SQL 2012 under (for SQL 2008, change the target name folder 110 by 100)

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3-Install the  reporting service point on your server

4-Finish, the issue is resolved ;) :-)


PS: Don’t miss to delete folders error in your SQL reporting service web acces (except the first who is correct:-) )



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Amazing Data Deduplication !!! How to Optimize your free space on Windows 8.1 & Windows 2012 R2 (reminder)

Commentaires fermés avril 4th, 2014

Hi to all,

It’s with a big pleasure that you explain a great method for reduce the files space on your harddisk and win a lot of free space with the Data Deduplication feature on Windows 8.1 & Windows 2012 Server !

First, what is Data Deduplication in detail ?

With Windows Server 2012 & Windows 8-8.1, there is a new cool feature, called Data Deduplication. Data deduplication involves finding and removing duplication within data without compromising its fidelity or integrity. The goal is to store more data in less space by segmenting files into small variable-sized chunks (32–128 KB), identifying duplicate chunks, and maintaining a single copy of each chunk. Redundant copies of the chunk are replaced by a reference to the single copy. The chunks are compressed and then organized into special container files in the System Volume Information folder. In addition, chunks are also compressed for further space optimization.

The result is an on-disk transformation of each file as shown in the picture below. After deduplication, files are no longer stored as independent streams of data, and they are replaced with stubs that point to data blocks that are stored within a common chunk store. Because these files share blocks, those blocks are only stored once, which reduces the disk space needed to store all files. During file access, the correct blocks are transparently assembled to serve the data without calling the application or the user having any knowledge of the on-disk transformation to the file. This enables administrators to apply deduplication to files without having to worry about any change in behavior to the applications or impact to users who are accessing those files.

Example on Windows 8.1 on my Desktop:

Before Data Deduplication Feature:

After Data Deduplication Feature activated !!!!!!

D: Drive 3,82 GB to 48,3 GB Hard disk Free space win !!!

E: Drive 12,5 GB to 24, 5 GB Hard Disk free space win !!!

F: Drive 610 GB to 620 GB Hard Disk free space win !!!

G: Drive 11 GB to 47 GB Hard Disk free space win !!!

How to enable the data deduplication on Windows 8.1:

Download Package files and for SCCM 2012 sources Here

Unzip to C:\

Launch this command on CMD prompt with admin right elevation:

dism /online /add-package /packagepath:Microsoft-Windows-VdsInterop-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384.cab /packagepath:Microsoft-Windows-VdsInterop-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.3.9600.16384.cab  /packagepath:Microsoft-Windows-FileServer-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384.cab /packagepath:Microsoft-Windows-FileServer-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.3.9600.16384.cab  /packagepath:Microsoft-Windows-Dedup-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384.cab /packagepath:Microsoft-Windows-Dedup-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.3.9600.16384.cab

and type

dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:Dedup-Core /all

You can check the data deduplication activation in Windows Features

Open a powershell prompt and type this under:

( e:  is an example, change and indicate the drive where you want activate the data deduplication )

Enable-DedupVolume -Volume e:
Set-DedupVolume -Volume e: -OptimizeInUseFiles

To force start data deduplication, open a powershell prompt and type this under:

Start-DedupJob -Volume e: -Type Optimization

How to enable the data deduplication on Windows 2012:

For enable this feature on Windows 2012, select add and features wizard and install Data deduplication feature (shown under):

Bye

Michaël BERTUIT

Architecte Expert Microsoft



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SCCM 2012 Reminder | ConfigMgr 2012 Tools available on download !!!

Commentaires fermés septembre 16th, 2013

Hi to all,

Just a reminder for you indicate that the configMgr Tool is available for download !

what’s new?

Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration Toolkit
The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit facilitates the re-utilization of existing x64 server hardware using virtualization technologies, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. The P2V Migration Toolkit was specifically designed to assist in situations where there are remote Configuration Manager 2007 SP 2 site servers that need to be retained during side-by-side migration process to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The P2V Migration Toolkit is geared to supporting P2V migrations at remote, branch offices that do not have existing onsite Virtual Machine Manager infrastructure.

Support ending for System Center Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit

For purposes of a lifecycle policy, “tool” means a utility or feature that aids in accomplishing a discrete task or a limited set of tasks. To assist in your planning efforts, some tool versions provide 12 months notification prior to the end of support. System Center Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit is such a tool and Microsoft will continue to support this version through July 27, 2013.

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Toolkit The Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Toolkit contains nine downloadable tools to help you manage and troubleshoot Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The following list provides specific information about each tool in the toolkit.

  • Client Spy – A tool that helps you troubleshoot issues related to software distribution, inventory, and software metering on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Policy Spy – A policy viewer that helps you review and troubleshoot the policy system on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Security Configuration Wizard Template for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – The Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) is an attack-surface reduction tool for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Security Configuration Wizard determines the minimum functionality required for a server’s role or roles, and disables functionality that is not required.
  • Send Schedule Tool – A tool used to trigger a schedule on a client or trigger the evaluation of a specified DCM Baseline. You can trigger a schedule either locally or remotely.
  • Power Viewer Tool – A tool to view the status of power management feature on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Deployment Monitoring Tool – The Deployment Monitoring Tool is a graphical user interface designed help troubleshoot Applications, Updates, and Baseline deployments on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Run Metering Summarization Tool – The purpose of this tool is to run the metering summarization task to analyze raw metering data
  • Role-based Administration Modeling and Auditing Tool – This tool helps administrators to model and audit RBA configurations.
  • License Tracking PowerShell Cmdlets – The PowerShell cmdlet “Get-ConfigMgrAccessLicense” is used to get license usage information for all the servers and clients within scope of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The cmdlet returns a list of licensable features and a list of unique users and devices per unique licensable feature.

And Package Conversion Manager (PCM) A new version of the PCM tool has been released. The new version supports both System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. the new tool can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34605. The new release comes in 6 languages.

click HERE for download



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