How to Install SCCM agent on Workgroup Computers and Manage Them

Currently in most of the organizations has domain connected as well as workgroup connected PCs. So the question comes in to mind, how can we manage both parties using ConfigMgr. We know that the domain connected machines can easily manage through ConfigMgr server. But what about Workgroup Machines?  In this blog post using the Video clip which I have recorded using my lab setup, I am  going to show you guys how to manage workgroup/ DMZ computers using Configmgr 2012. To manage the Workgroup device we must modify few settings in lmhost and host files on both sccm server and workgroup computers. So just have a look.


Note:In case If you have any kind of Name resolution issues, Please add the Management point details and rest of the Distribution Point (DP) information in to the hosts file.


To see the Video, Please Click HERE


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Troubleshooting Guide SCCM 2012

Good Day All. Most of you who are working as a Configuration Manager administrators and fairly comfortable with the product and can perform common management tasks. However, many of you still have pain points when it comes to certain aspects of how the product works. Based on the industry experience and observations, the biggest knowledge gaps tend to be in the following  3 areas:


  • Troubleshooting common Configuration Manager tasks such as software distribution, software updates, and deployment.
  • Understanding how the various components of Configuration Manager on both the server and client side work together when such tasks are performed.
  • Dealing with the enormous number of log files that are generated on both the server and client side of Configuration Manager.
  • Therefore, the following Link will redirect you to download the Free SCCM 2012 Troubleshooting guide.


    You can Download the E-Book from HERE