Comparison of Windows Networking Logon Discovery and Windows Networking Logon Client Installation
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 213004 - This article compares the
Windows Networking Logon Discovery method to the Windows Networking
Logon Client Installation method.
Component Versions in Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 266130 - As of the release of
Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0,
the versions of the individual client components are not identical
for all platforms.
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 202078 - Systems Management Server 2.0 has the capability of restricting what is written to the database through IDMIFs and NOIDMIFs; for example, to prevent large MIF's
from processing and quickly filling the database.
Custom Collection Examples
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 200972 - In Systems Management
Server version 2.0, you can build collections based on the
resource class. This article describes how to create two sample
queries to find domain controllers or find all computers in a
Delete Special Uses Many Locks
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 202006 - In Systems Management Server 1.2, when selecting large numbers of computers to delete from
the Delete Special box, as many as 100 locks may be used to
remove one computer. This could cause poor performance on the
database because it is likely to occur during normal business hours
and while that database is under normal or heavy stress. In Systems
Management Server version 2.0, this behavior has been changed.
Description of Preinst.exe for Systems Management Server 2.0
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 212978 - This article describes Preinst.exe
for Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0. You can find this tool in
the Support folder on the SMS CD-ROM, or in the System Management
Server 2.0 Resource Guide included with Microsoft BackOffice
Dumpsend.exe: Display Send Request for Systems Management Server 2.0
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 200645 - The Dump Scheduler Data tool (Dumpsend.exe) displays the contents of a send request file (.srq).
The data can be used to troubleshoot software distribution or to
gather more information about sender errors.
File Transfer Sessions Start in Different Directories
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 202048 - In Systems Management
Server 2.0, the default directory for the File Transfer window has
changed. The startup directory for the Administrator console is
different from the startup directory for the client.
How MIF Files Are Processed in Version 2.0
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 198766 - Systems Management Server 2.0 MIF
processing is similar in functionality to Systems Management Server
1.2. However, there are a number of questions that need
clarification. This article's intent is to answer common questions
Microsoft Systems Management Server and Clustered Server Environments
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 237366 - This articles provides
information on Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) and
Clustered Server Environments.
MS Project BackOffice Template Series Systems Management Server
MS Project BackOffice Template Series Systems Management Server To install the MS Project BackOffice Template Series: World Wide Web location: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/download/indexfiles/project/Sms_impl.mpt
Sender Routing in Multi-Tiered Hierarchies
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 238064 - This article summarizes
how packages that are configured and sent at a central site are sent
down to grandchild sites.
SMS 1.2 and SMS 2.0 Logon Scripts Coexistence
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 199267 - This articles lists a few
issues to be aware of to support Systems Management Server 1.2 and
Systems Management Server 2.0 scripts on the same logon server.
SMS_NT_Logon_Server_Manager Component Is Now Multithreaded
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 255820 - In large Microsoft Windows NT and Microsoft Windows 2000 domains that contain many domain controllers and multiple sites with Windows NT Logon Discovery or Windows NT Logon Installation enabled, there may be competition for control of the
domain during logon point updates. This can cause sites to be
marked as inactive (dead), which results in the uninstallation of
the logon point components for that site on all domain
controllers. An indication of this condition is the absence of a
folder corresponding with the site code for the site in the
Smslogon\Sites folder on the domain controllers.
Regularly Verifies Directory Structures and Shares
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 200830 - Microsoft Systems Manager Server version 2.0 now has the ability to monitor the directory structure of the Site Server for changes. If for some reason the CAP_XXX
share and/or directories get removed from the Client Access Point
(CAP), the Inbox Manager will restore them during its integrity
Status Message Viewer Shows Conflicting Statistics
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 198669 - Discovery Data Manager
and the status message viewer show conflicting statistics. For
example, Discovery Data Manager shows 350 errors, 0 Warnings, 35
Informational messages "Since Installation", 14 errors, 0 Warnings,
19 Informational messages
Systems Management Server 3rd Party Products
Systems Management Server 3rd Party Products Type Company Product Phone Product Description Status SMS Integrated Admin ABC Systems & Development Lan Admin V2.0 011-441-952-271-000 NT Server administration tools - makes it easier to administer many servers,
Management Server 2.0 Network Discovery Internals
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 237557 - This article describes
the details of Systems Management Server 2.0 network discovery.
Systems Management Server 2.0 System Accounts
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 199234 - The purpose of this article is to help administrators understand the number of accounts that may be created as sites are added to the Systems Management Server hierarchy.
The Server Connection Account Is Created in the Same Domain as the Site Server in SP1
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 236318 - In Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 1, the Server Connection account is created in the same domain where the Site Server resides. This account has the name
SMSServer_site code and is used to connect from Remote Site
Systems to the Site Server.
WMI Terms and Concepts
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 216738 - Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), the Microsoft implementation for Web Based Enterprise Management
(WBEM), is an integral component of Systems Management Server