Monthly Archives: September 2015

SCCM 2012 SQL Query: Report on Content Distribution Duration

Sep 29, 2015 | | Say something

I was recently asked to check how long it takes for a package to successfully reach all of our sites. The thumb suck answer  was 2 to 3 days for a 2GB package, based on previous distribution reports, however the client required a report to show the actual time from the start of the content distribution […more]

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Method 1: Distribute Software Update Packages

Sep 19, 2015 | | Say something

Method 1: Split Software Update Packages: Using this method is very simple to implement, somewhat more admin, but it does produce the required results everytime. Splitting the software update packages into smaller chunks or packages of 250MB to 500MB, increases the distribution rate dramatically on slow WAN links. Reason for doing this is that experience has […more]

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Content Distributions over Slow links

Sep 16, 2015 | | Say something

The reality of living in a 3rd World country is that we do have slow WAN connections and simply can’t send large packages over these links. Sending a 2.3Gb Office 2013 update package across a already congested 512k line takes forever to complete or does not complete at all. Packages that do complete do so […more]

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