Adding workstations to a collection in SCCM

These steps detail how to manually add a workstation computer to a collection in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manger 2007 R2 (SCCM).

  1. Open the System Centre  Configuration Manager console.
  2. Expand ‘Computer Management’
  3. Right click on on the collection group . (e.g ‘Workstations – Testing Group’) and select ‘Properties’
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  5. Select the ‘Membership Rules’ tab and click on the computer icon.
  6. Click on ‘Next’
  7. Under ‘Resource class’ select ‘System Resource’
  8. Under ‘Attribute name’ select ‘Name’
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  10. Enter the name of the workstation to be added, e.g. COMPUTERNAME
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  12. Click on ‘Next’, and ‘Next’ again
  13. Click on ‘Select All’ and then ‘Finish’
  14. Click on ‘OK’ to save the changes.
  15. Right click on the ‘Workstations – testing’ collection and select ‘Update collection membership’
  16. Select ‘OK’ to start the update process.