Summary. This task operates only on resources that are Configuration Manager clients. You may also see this task in the console named Clear Install Flag. Use this task to delete aged User Device Affinity data from the database. Consolidate your datacenter components of compute, storage, and database services. SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 has 36 predefined SCCM site maintenance tasks for primary server and 14 predefined maintenance tasks for CAS server. In the options tab here you can set "Only discovery computers that have logged on to a domain in a given period of time" to a set amount of days. Use this task to delete from the database aged OS deployment computer association data. Use this task to delete from the site database any duplicate records generated by system discovery. For example, if the site fails to properly process a notification file, that change might not be reflected in a change to the mappings. So that also explains why these were getting deleted after 60+ days and not 14 days. Integrated private and public infrastructure, Design, Deploy, and Support Azure private cloud, Variety of support plans for our partners, Expert guidance for your Azure private cloud, Collection of articles from industry experts, Terms used with Microsoft cloud infrastructure, Hyper-converged infrastructure experts for the Microsoft cloud platform, "Delete Aged Discovery Data - User Group", "Delete Aged Discovery Data - IP Network", © Microsoft. The task deleted 2 … Each entry specifies the site types where the task is available, and whether it's enabled by default. This task removes the discovery data, but doesn't affect boundaries that you create from this discovery data. When it's enabled, configure this task to run at an interval greater than the Heartbeat Discovery schedule. The Delete Aged Discovery Data task may incorrectly remove active records. In troubleshooting cases where you don’t want to change the schedule but want to run it now. Use this task to delete information about unknown computers from the site database when it hasn't been updated for a specified time. We see it goes by checking different architectures ‘User Group’, ‘User’, ‘System’, ‘Ip Network’. “Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint ‘OfficeAddinHealth_PK’.” appears in the statesys.log after updating to version 1910. Caution :When deleting a collection, any advertisements to that collection are also deleted. •System Discovery is disabled by Default for a Fresh SCCM Installation . How to run the script? The Configuration Manager console may terminate with an ArgumentOutOfRangeException if the user navigates away from the Deployments node while it is still returning results. Heartbeats 2. Because I want a daily refresh in colllections, I choose to set it to 1 (one) day. When you change the configuration of this maintenance task, the configuration applies to each applicable site in the hierarchy. Collected client logs are stored according to the software inventory file collection settings. A client remains active if it is discoverable and if it communicates with your SCCM servers. For more information, see How to revise and supersede applications. So that’s it now we what’s happening in the background. Delete objects such as collections, queries, and packages that are no longer needed at the site. It removes data that the site hasn't discovered by the Active Directory Forest Discovery method in the last 30 days. Use this task to delete from the site database aged replication summary data when it hasn't been updated for a specified time. For more information, see How to monitor clients. And what are the conditions for the ItemKeys selection for deletion. Use this task to delete aged data about mobile devices managed by the Exchange Server connector. The Schedule can be set to recur every month 2 nd Tuesday later in the day. This task also deletes the collected files from the site server folder structure at the selected site. Delete Inactive Client Discovery Data Use this task to delete from the database discovery data for inactive clients. When a collections membership changes, the site updates these stored mappings to reflect those changes. While viewing my adsysgrp.log, I cannot find the computer name in there. Configuring Discovery for System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch).zip 865.78KB 8 downloads . For more information, see Configure Asset Intelligence maintenance tasks. So here are some findings that are not documented and I have had quite a few cases. The site deletes this data according to the Ignore mobile devices that are inactive for more than (days) setting on the Discovery tab of the Exchange Server connector properties. Use this task to summarize the data from multiple records for software metering monthly usage into one general record. SO that’s pretty much it with respect to the flows. Short name of system. Meaning those System Itemkeys would be deleted only from the first Primary site. Currently logged in (interactive) user. Predefined Site Maintenance Tasks For SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and SCCM 2007 r3 ... Delete Aged Log Data; Delete Aged Notification Server History; ... Delete Aged Discovery Data; Delete Aged Distribution Point Usage Stats; Delete Aged Enrolled Devices; So what are different architectures and their base tables. My team will be performing an SCCM upgrade to 1802. One more important takeaway is Even if you set Task to delete aged data as 14, it will still follow the first Primary site value (in our case it was 60) for deletion of User Itemkeys. So these are those records that got discovered but NEVER were ACTIVE ConfigMgr clients. The key distinguishes the row from any other row in a Microsoft SQL Server database table. This task operates only on resources that are Configuration Manager clients. Passcode Reset data is encrypted, but does include the PIN for devices. An error resembling the following is recorded in the ConfigMgrSetup.log. System Discovery 3. This data includes: Use this task to delete from the site database aged information from clients in CMPivot queries. "Delete Aged Inventory History Use this task to delete from the database inventory data that has been stored longer than a specified time. Here's what I want: Default system locale identifier (typically representative of the client’s language) Date and time of the DDR. Use this task to delete from the database aged data for software metering that has been stored longer than a specified time. This task: Use this task to summarize the data from multiple records for software metering file usage into one general record. Protect data with remote wipe, lock, or passcode reset, Supported operating systems for clients and devices, Manage mobile devices with Configuration Manager and Exchange, How to use Resource Explorer to view hardware inventory, Link users and devices with user device affinity, Configure Asset Intelligence maintenance tasks, Aged or expired client notifications, like download requests for machine or user policy, Endpoint Protection, like requests by an administrative user for clients to run a scan or download updated definitions, Active Directory discovery methods: System, User, and Group, Creates indexes on database columns that are at least 50 percent unique, Drops indexes on columns that are less than 50 percent unique, Rebuilds all existing indexes that meet the data uniqueness criteria. Use this task to delete aged discovery data from the database. For more information, see Create certificate profiles. So this would run for each architecture and then for the System Architecture ItemKeys obtained it removes their dependent records in dependent lower tables first by running spRemoveResourceDataForDeletion. For more information on these devices, see Supported operating systems for clients and devices. This task deletes aged client presence history. NetBIOS Name. For more information, see Introduction to Asset Intelligence. In this guide you configured Discovery methods in System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) to discover resources that you want to manage. After the client installation…. For more information, see Configure alerts. © Microsoft. •Log file to Trace Issues related to System Discovery : adsysdis.log For more information, see Software metering. You can do this by Making the RunNow to 1. By default, this task runs daily at each site. For more information, see Software metering. Use this task to maintain consistency of software titles between software inventory and the Asset Intelligence catalog. Lets take a sample Application and Deployment targeted for a collection. Use this task to delete aged application requests from the database. Use this task to delete from the database inventory data that has been stored longer than a specified time. Use this task to delete from the site database all aged data about the traffic that passes through the cloud management gateway. Earlier Configuration Manager versions use the Delete Aged Collected Files task for deleting client diagnostic files. The Delete Aged Discovery Data task may incorrectly remove active records. Use this task to delete from the database expired alerts that have been stored longer than a specified time. Deleting unnecessary objects saves disk space, reduces intersite replications, and increases performance. So as explained I start with running what does Configuration Manager thinks of old records with respect to System architecture. For more information, see Monitor the status system. (As simple as delete from BaseTable where Itemkey = @ItemKey in loop). Disclaimer: This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties and confers no rights. Looking at the query from the SP_GetAgedDiscoveryItems closely. When it's enabled, configure this task to run at an interval greater than the Heartbeat Discovery schedule. Make sure to adjust the time so the task runs after the updates are synced with MS. Lets say 90 days, 3 months. For more information, see Link users and devices with user device affinity. Use this task to delete from the database aged data about mobile device wipe actions. Use this task to delete data about Active Directory sites, subnets, and domains. We delete the Itemkeys within the range of each site. A sample of the SMSDBMON.log when this task runs. These mappings are stored in a table for quick reference. Use this task to delete from the site database the aged data about mobile devices that haven't reported any information to the site for a specified time. Data summarization can compress the amount of data that's stored in the Configuration Manager database. The Delete Aged Discovery Data task may incorrectly remove active records. Use this task to delete from the database aged information about collected files. This maintenance task is enabled by default and was introduced in Configuration Manager version 2010. Step 1: PolicyAgent.log As an initial step, verify the policy agent log for the deployment id, you have targeted. The site marks clients as inactive when the client is flagged as obsolete and by configurations that are made for client status. A few years ago, we published a detailed guide on managing inactive clients in SCCM 2012. Before proceeding with this Application deployment Troubleshooting it is advised to understand the data flow of Configuration Manager Client architecture . So what do we actually run? Restart the site servers. SCCM performs maintenance task to delete this Aged data. Applies to: Configuration Manager (current branch). For more information, see Monitor database replication. Use this task to delete aged data from the database that has been created by extraction views. For information about discovery, see Run discovery. A record that's marked as obsolete has usually been replaced by a newer record for the same client. Use this task to delete historical data about the download source used by clients. Use this task to delete obsolete client records from the database. To summarize software metering data and to conserve disk space in the database, use this task with the Summarize Software Metering Monthly Usage Data task. Delete inactive client discovery data: Delete inactive client discovery data will delete … Use this task to delete from the site database information about client notification tasks. A primary key is a column or a combination of columns that uniquely identifies one row. You can find the original article here. This article lists the details for each of the Configuration Manager site maintenance tasks. However, it's possible for these mappings to fall out of sync. Starting with where do we set it; Pretty easy as everyone knows we configure it in Site Maintenance. It deletes old data change information used by external systems extracting data from the database. The SMSTS.log shows:…, A Microsoft System Center 2012 or System Center 2012 R2 client installation (CCMSetup) initially fails and causes a client retry task to be registered in Windows Task Scheduler. FQDN of system. In the next part of this new series you will configure Boundaries. So here we go by line to delete Systems, Users etc. Use this task to delete from the database discovery data for inactive clients. When using the search feature in a task sequence, the “Result X of Y” label appears does not have a fixed location within the console. Disable the “Delete Aged Client Operations”, “Delete Aged Discovery Data” and “Backup Site Server” site maintenance task on all sites. I'm running SCCM 1702, and I've always wondered how I can automatically clean up the SCCM database of computers that have been decommissioned. Use this task to delete from the database aged summary data for software metering that's been stored longer than a specified time. This is the only thing in ConfigMgr for automatically deleting obsolete clients. For more information, see Create and deploy an application. You might want to do this to speed up testing in a lab environment, for example. At this time, Replmgr will implement steps A and B listed below. Check the log file during installation and wait until the setup and the log file told that the setup completed successfully. For more information, see Run discovery. An index is a database structure that's created on a database table to speed up data retrieval. Use this task to delete from the database aged data about database replication between Configuration Manager sites. Use this task to delete from the database aged data for distribution points that has been stored longer than a specified time. Use this task to delete collected diagnostic files. Support Escalation Engineer | Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. If you change the heartbeat discovery interval, ensure that it runs more frequently than the site maintenance task Delete Aged Discovery Data, which deletes inactive client records from the site database. Use this task to delete from the site database all aged data for client operations. Use this task to periodically purge the table that contains client deployment state information. Recently, we’ve seen an increase in the number of high CPU/High Memory usage problems with WSUS, including WSUS in a System Center…, Starting with System Center Configuration Manager, version 1702, unknown computers that are started from media or PXE may not find task sequences targeted to them. This task applies to data that hasn't been updated for a specified time. It gave only like 150 records. Use this task to delete from the database aged status message data as configured in status filter rules. But they should be cleaned right ? Many a times we do get cases where the Delete Aged Discovery Data is not deleting the records that we expect it to delete. For example, this data includes the following operations: Use this task to delete history information about the online status of clients recorded by client notification. The two records will always remain in the Configuration Manager database and the Delete Aged Discovery Data task does not delete either of them when you use default settings (the delete time is longer than the heartbeat interval and the Active Directory full discovery schedule): So here is the thing, A new record that gets discovered from AD discovery it gets that long 10 digit key and only after the registrationheartbeat DDR they get into the site range Itemkeys. For more information, see Software metering. And Itemkeys in general are 8 digit keys. It deletes information for clients with status that's older than the specified time. This task applies to devices that are enrolled with Configuration Manager on-premises MDM. The site uses download source information to populate the Client Data Sources dashboard. Running the below query we see there are like more than 10K plus record which last had the DDR processed on more than 60 days back. While you can run the Site Maintianence tasks within SCCM - "Delete Aged Discovery Data" and "Delete Inactive Client Discovery Data" - but unfortuantly this does not delete the assoisated devices computer objects in AD. To get the list of Maintenance Tasks on your site, open SQL Management Studio, open your site’s database, and run the below. For more information, see Prepare for unknown computer deployments. You may also see this task in the console named Delete Aged Devices Managed by the Exchange Server Connector. When this task runs at a site, it removes the data … However our Itemkeys were 10 digit ones that came in the 1st query and they didn’t have the ConfigMgr clients. For more information, see Client notifications. Once enabled system data from Active Directory to SCCM Starts to flow . Use this task to summarize the data from collected asset intelligence software information through the hardware inventory to merge multiple records into one general record. 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