Sccm query based collections not updating

If you are familiar with incremental backups then you should know what an incremental update could be.

This feature will periodically check those collections which have that feature enabled for any changes since the last full update.

The default value in Config Mgr 2012 R2 is 5 minutes. Machines just wouldn’t pick up any deployments, even after a week of waiting. They were using AD Security groups as targets for their Software Deployments. The threshold is about 200 collections in your hierarchy.

The exact number depends on the following factors: Hierarchy here means that if you have a CAS and several primaries then those 200 collections is a TOTAL over all your sites. Nothing you can directly trigger in any way, but during your collection design this is something you should definitely keep in mind!

There are four ways collections can get their membership rules updates: When creating a collection through the console then this will be the default setting.

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Except, if you’re using unknown computer support, then you don’t.

This is a topic I haven’t seen much covered around but is quite important, especially if you’re managing an environment with a lot of clients, regular changes and a lot of collections.

According to Technet ( Collections in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager provide a method of managing groups of computers, mobile devices, users, and other resources in your organization.

The SCCM Agent does not download policies for available deployments that are targeting User Collections.

This is because the User gets the list of available Software from the 'Application Catalog web service point' at the time where Software Center is loading the Items.