CMTrace Bundled with Configuration Manager Client Install

What-is-CMTrace-System-Center-2012-R2-Configuration-Manager-720x340

CMTrace is an awesome tool and I have been copying it onto an end users machine using a batch file during the OSD process for years.

But finally, Microsoft have added it into the Configuration Manager Client installation.

So, once you have an up to date client installed on a users machine, you can browse to the following location:

%windir%\ccm\cmtrace.exe

There it is in all of it’s glory:

If you run it, you will get a message pop up asking if you want to make it the default viewer for log files:

Choose your selection and when you go to open a log file in the future, it will automatically open with CMTrace.

Feedback

If you have any questions or comments on this post, please feel free to leave us a message below in our comment section.

Free Subscription

If you want to be notified when we post more quality guides like this one, sign up to our free subscription service and you will receive an email when a new post is live.

Join 114 other subscribers

No need to worry, we will not be filling your inbox with spam and you can unsubscribe anytime you like.

About A.J. Armstrong

Founder of TechyGeeksHome and Head Editor for over eight years! IT expert in multiple areas for over 20 years. Sharing experience and knowledge whenever possible! Making IT Happen.

View all posts by A.J. Armstrong

Leave us a message...

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.