Advanced Collection Information is another one of my “Top 10” Right Click Tools. Right now you’re thinking, ha, that tool is obsolete. In 1906, ConfigMgr now gives a list of collections a machine is in, in the lower pane. At first glance, you’d be right, however, once you launch the tool and take a closer look, you’ll see some additional useful information.
- Collections: List of all Collections the machine is in, along with the folder location of said collection and the collection ID.
- Collection Variables: List of variables applied to the machine from the collection it is in. Useful to confirm/troubleshoot when these variables are used in a Task Sequence, like enabling Debug Mode in 1906.
- Maintenance Windows: List of Maintenance Windows that are applied to this machine. Ever wonder why or why not a deployment didn’t run when expected, could be a Maintenance Window. Execmgr and status messages will help point to this, as they will say the deployment is ready, but waiting for an available maintenance window.
- Power Plans: I didn’t grab a screen capture. I’ve actually never used CM to create Power Plans, but if I did, I’d find this tab useful. 🙂
So hopefully you can see, that while ConfigMgr continues to add features and enhance the UI, Right Click Tools adds value to the ConfigMgr Console and makes a ConfigMgr admin’s life easier.
See how Right Click Tools are changing the way systems are managed.
Immediately boost productivity with our limited, free to use, Community Edition.
Get started with Right Click Tools today: