sccm connect application catalog – Cannot Connect to the Application Server

Benoit LecoursSCCM5 Comments

The application catalog is one of the nice addition to SCCM 2012. It can be tricky to install, there’s numerous posts about the sccm connect application catalog eror but the common one is this one. After installing both roles to your site server, when trying to connect to http://yourserver/applicationcatalog you have the following error : sccm connect application catalog The webserver cannot communicate with the server. This might be a temporary problem. Try Again Later to see if the problem has been corrected. A good starting point is to look at both component status: SMS_PORTALWEB_CONTROL_MANAGER SMS_AWEBSVC_CONTROL_MANAGER I had the following … Read More

SCCM 2012 Reports not Running from the Console

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SCCM reports are great way of getting information from SCCM 2012. Any users who has access to run reports can see them locally  from SCCM Console on their computer. They can also use the reporting web portal to see them (Usually : http://SccmServerName/reports) Problem Your SCCM Reporting Point is running fine, you can see all reports in the console but SCCM 2012 Reports not running when you : Browse to the Monitoring / Reporting / Reports Right-click any SCCM 2012 report and select Run                                Running the same report from the web portal is working … Read More

Creating an SCCM report viewer role

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What if you want to give a console user the rights to only run reports? This blog post will show how to create an SCCM report viewer role. Microsoft doesn’t have include a way to only view reports in SCCM. You could grant access to the Read-only Analyst role which will be enough to run a report but maybe you don’t want them to see all nodes. In SCCM, role-based administration combines security roles, security scopes, and assigned collections to define the administrative scope for each administrative user. An administrative scope includes the objects that an administrative user can view … Read More