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 selection of permissions required, see the Permission section on this page for more details.

Navigation

Navigate to the Client Information tool by right clicking on a Device Object, selecting Recast RCT, then Client Tools, and finally selecting Client Information.

Client Information Navigation

Client Information Tabs

There are several tabs and available actions for the Client Information tool. These include:

General

  • General details about the Client including: Client Version, Site Code, HTTP/HTTPS Ports, Management Point, Internet Management Point, Proxy Management Point, DNS, Server Locator Port, and GUID.

Client Information General Tab

Components

  • A detailed table of the different Components, their version, and whether or not they are enabled.

Client Information Components Tab

Cache

  • This section shows both general information about the cache (Path, Size, and Used Space.)
  • Clicking on the cache select box enables the ability to clear the cache or change the cache size.

Client Information Cache Tab

Cache Details

  • Cache Details shows the content that currently exists in the cache. If will tell the content name (or Orphaned Content if the original no longer exists in ConfigMgr). 
  • Selecting an item in the cache will enable the ability to delete the content or browse to the content location.

Client Information Cache Details Tab

Applications

  • This section has a table of the applications installed on the Client. It includes the Name, Publisher, Install State, Status, Version, and Last Evaluation Date/Time.
  • Clicking on an application reveals the button to Install or Uninstall applications.

Client Information Applications Tab

Execution History

  • This section has a table of past program, package, and task sequence executions with relevant data. The table includes Name, User, State, PackageID, Start Date/Time, Error Codes, and Error Reason.

Client Information Execution History Tab

Boundary Information

  • This section shows Boundaries and Boundary Groups information.

Client Information Boundaries Tab

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr Client
Client Information
ConfigMgr Client
Deployed Applications
ConfigMgr Client
Install Application
ConfigMgr Client
Uninstall Application
ConfigMgr Client
Change Cache Size
ConfigMgr Client
Remove Items From Cache
Installed SoftwareList Software
Installed Software
Uninstall Software

Microsoft Permissions

  • This action requires administrator permissions on the remote device and permission to look up boundaries in ConfigMgr. If using a Recast Management Server with service account, the service account requires administrator permissions on the remote device and permissions to look up boundaries in ConfigMgr. This tool uses remote WMI. Remote SMB is used when the Open in Explorer right click option is used from the Cache tab.