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Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Administration Cookbook by Brian Mason, Greg Ramsey

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Monitoring client installation and activity

Let's spend a little time talking about client installation, and new functionality with monitoring client activity. Also be sure to review the recipe in this chapter titled Managing client health, for more information about the new client health features in CM12.

Getting ready

You should have a Fallback Status Point (FSP) enabled, and your client installation should specify the FSP, regardless of installation type (client push, software distribution, and so on). You should also have a Reporting Services Point (RSP).

How to do it...

From the CM12 admin console, navigate to Monitoring | Reporting | Reports | Site — Client Information, as shown in the following screenshot:

Run some of the following reports: ...

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