Client Information

The Client Information tool provides several types of information and available actions for the ConfigMgr client.

This tool completes the lookup of this data via Remote WMI, Remote SMB, Registry, and Filesystem.

To run this tool:

1. In your Configuration Manager console, right-click on a device.

2. Click Right Click Tools > Client Tools > Client Information.

Client Information Tabs

General

The General tab offers 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

The Components tab displays details associated with components, including their version, and whether or not they are enabled.

Client Information Components Tab

Cache

The Cache tab shows general information about the cache, such as Path, Size, and Used Space.

Clicking on the cache select box allow you to clear the cache or change its size.

Client Information Cache Tab

Cache Details

The Cache Details tab shows the content that currently exists in the cache. The table displays the content name (or Orphaned Content, if the original no longer exists in ConfigMgr). 

Selecting an item in the cache lets you delete the content or browse to the content location.

Client Information Cache Details Tab

Applications

The Application tab displays applications installed on the client. The table includes details such as the application 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

The Execution History tab shows 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

The Boundary Information tab shows data about boundaries and boundary groups.

Client Information Boundaries Tab

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr ClientClient Information
ConfigMgr ClientDeployed Applications
ConfigMgr ClientInstall Application
ConfigMgr ClientUninstall Application
ConfigMgr ClientChange Cache Size
ConfigMgr ClientRemove Items From Cache
Installed SoftwareList Software
Installed SoftwareUninstall 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.