Client Tools

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Client Tools Overview
The client tools are helpful actions related to the configuration manager client installed on the device. The most popular is Remote Software Center. Add Device(s) to Collection The Add Computers to Collection tool adds single or multi-sel...
Client Tools: Add Device(s) to Collection
The Add Device(s) to Collection tool adds single or multi-selected devices to a specified Device Collection in a drop down list. Options are available for searching based on name rather than ResourceID. How it does it This tool completes this ac...
Client Tools: Change Cache Size
The Change Cache Size tool allows a console user to view the current cache size in MB and to input a new one. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Change Cache Size tool by right clicking ...
Client Tools: Clear Cache
The Clear Cache tool allows a console user to clear the client cache on a remote device. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Clear Cache tool by right clicking on a Device Object, selecti...
Client Tools: Client Information
The Client Information tool provides several types of information and available actions regarding the ConfigMgr client. How it does it This tool completes the lookup of this data via Remote WMI, Remote SMB, Registry, and Filesystem. There are a ...
Client Tools: Install Missing Software Updates
The Install Missing Software Updates tool displays required or available software updates that are not currently installed on a device, allowing a user to select from the list and then install them. How it does it This tool completes this action...
Client Tools: Open Client Installation Log File Folder
The Open Client Installation Log Folder tool allows a console user to open the file location of the Client install log on a remote device. How it does it This tool completes this action via Filesystem. Navigation Navigate to the Open Client ...
Client Tools: Open Client Log File Folder
The Open Client Log File Folder tool allows a console user to open the file location of the Client log on a remote device. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI and Filesystem. Navigation Navigate to the Open Client L...
Client Tools: Refresh Updates Compliance State
The Refresh Updates Compliance State tool allows a console user to refresh the update compliance state of a device in ConfigMgr. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Refresh Updates Compli...
Client Tools: Remote Software Center
Introduction The Remote Software Center was introduced in Right Click Tools version 4.1.1912. It has similar functionality as the local Software Center application with the ability to be run remotely from the administrator console and at scale on...
Client Tools: Repair Client
The Repair Client tool allows a console user to kick off the RepairClient functionality in the SMS_Client WMI class. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Repair Client tool by right clicki...
Client Tools: Rerun Deployment
The Rerun Deployment tool allows a console user to rerun a package or task sequence deployment on a device or multi-selected devices. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Rerun Deployment ...
Client Tools: Restart SMS Agent Host Service
The Restart SMS Agent Host Service tool allows a console user restart the ConfigMgr client on a device. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Restart SMS Agent Host Service tool by right cl...
Client Tools: Run Client Check
The Run Client Check tool allows a console user to run the built-in ConfigMgr Client health checks. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Run Client Check tool by right clicking on a Device...
Client Tools: Show Collections - Advanced
The Show Collections- Advanced tool allows a console user view information about the collections a device object belongs to. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Show Collections - Advance...
Client Tools: Stop ConfigMgr Client Activities
The Stop ConfigMgr Client Activities tool allows a console user to immediately stop the SMS Agent Host and kill any pending scnotification.exe processes. It was designed to address accidents-- like a deployment with the wrong deadline-- so that anyt...
Client Tools: Uninstall SCCM Client
The Uninstall SCCM Client tool allows a console user to uninstall the ConfigMgr Client on a remote device. How it does it This tool completes this action via Remote WMI. Navigation Navigate to the Uninstall SCCM Client tool by right clicking...