Error 0x800706BA: Failed To Install Distribution Point – SCCM 2012

When deploying the Distribution Point role to a Windows Server 2012 computer, you get the following error: Error 0x800706BA: Failed to install Distribution Point Error 0x800706BA happens when the server that you are trying to make a distribution point cannot be connected to via WMI or doesn’t have a namespace set up. To create a […]
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Troubleshooting SCCM Hardware / Software Inventory Issues

Troublshooting SCCM hardware and software inventory is difficult… Until you enable the inventory troubleshooting log 🙂 To enable the hardware and software troubleshooting log, create a file on the client with inventory issues called archive_reports.sms in the C:\WINDOWS\system32\ccm\inventory\temp\ or C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\ccm\inventory\temp\ directory (if it’s a 64bit computer). Where are the SCCM hardware / software inventory logs? […]
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How To Stop SCCM Software Inventory On Specific Folders

Did you know that you can stop SCCM from performing a software inventory on certain folders? To stop SCCM from performing a software inventory on specified folders and subdirectories create a file called skpswi.dat and hide it in the folder you want to stop SCCM from listing in it’s software inventory. Note: skpswi.dat must be […]
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Error 0x800b0109 A Certificate Chain Processed But Terminated In A Root Certificate Which Is Not Trusted

You can get the following error when trying to deploy an application package through SCCM to Windows 8: In-line script returned error output: Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x800B0109, A certificate chain processed, but terminated in a root certificate which is not trusted by the trust provider. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800B0109) error 0x800B0109: The […]
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To Install This Application You Need Either A Windows Developer License Or A Sideloading-Enabled System

When trying to install an application through SCCM to a Windows 8 PC, you get the following error: In-line script returned error output: Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CFF, To install this application you need either a Windows developer license or a sideloading-enabled system. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80073CFF) Deployment of package <<Package_ID>> failed because […]
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