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Collection Evaluation Overview – Configuration Manager 2012

Collection evaluation is the method by which Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) takes the collection rules you have defined and updates collection membership based on these rules. Collection evaluation happens differently and at different times based on the administrator-defined configuration of a site and collection. Some advice for the management of collections can appear counter-intuitive. For example, …

Collection Evaluation Viewer Includes Collections No Longer Enabled For Incremental Evaluation

Collection Evaluation Viewer (CEViewer) provided in the System Center Configuration Manager R2 Toolkit is commonly used to troubleshoot collection evaluation. The current version (2012 R2, published 6th December 2013) of the tool has a bug on the incremental evaluations pane that causes it to include collections that no longer have incremental evaluation enabled. Basically, there are more …