CHAPTER 5Customizing function-based built-in reports

In Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, most of the existing built-in reports are based on function. Many Configuration Manager administrators are reluctant to use SQL, specifically when it comes to programming and function. This chapter attempts to ease those fears with a step-by-step process for customizing function-based built-in reports.

This example uses Endpoint Protection built-in reports and covers the process of customizing and converting function-based into view-based reports. Before starting the procedure, review the query used for the Antimalware Overall Status and History report, which is listed under Endpoint Protection category within Configuration Manager console. ...

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