Using Configuration Manager collection variables be aware these variables set on parent collections aren’t inherented by sub-collections. Based on a scenario of multiple Divisions and underlaying Departmental collections structure workstations … Continue Reading Using Collection Variables on collections and sub-collections #sysctr #sccm
Make sure when you’re upgrading SCSM 2010 RTM (7.0.5826.0) to SP1 (7.0.6555.0) the account you’re using has te required permisions on both ‘ServiceManager’ and ‘DWStagingAndConfig’ database. Otherwise the upgrade wizard will … Continue Reading Upgrade Service Manager 2010 SP1 “System Center Service Manager is not in a valid state”
Last week I was confronted with the fact that smsexec services was collapsed at one of the ConfigMgr servers. My first thought was to analyze the server logs. What struck … Continue Reading AD System Discovery causes crashdumps
The System Center Service Manager – Exchange Connector connects Service Manager to Exchange for processing incoming emails related to incidents and change requests. The emails can update the incident action … Continue Reading System Center Service Manager Exchange Connector
Applying AD group membership changes for computer account(s) without a reboot required? Use klist.exe (Kerberos List) which is part of the Windows 2003 Resource Kit tools. Install the resource toolkit and copy klist.exe … Continue Reading Apply computer account AD membership changes without reboot required
Microsoft has removed references to the final SP1 build for Windows 7 from an official blog post. The software giant confirmed the golden version of Service Pack 1 for Windows … Continue Reading Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 RTM, released to OEMs today ?
There are several good blogs which describes the proces of preloading packages, explains the tool used and how to troubleshoot. Preloading packages is proces which can be used to deploy … Continue Reading In control with preloading packages
Last week I accompanied a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer performing a Configuration Manager health check (CM RAP) . While we were pointed to a number of missing post SP2 hotfixes. Hereby … Continue Reading System Center Configuration Manager Post Service Pack 2 hotfixes
Curious how to map SkyDrive as a local drive to add to your Windows Explorer? Read this great post of Rob Margel. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/robmar/archive/2011/01/07/showing-skydrive-storage-in-windows-explorer.aspx Windows Live SkyDrive Your SkyDrive shown as … Continue Reading Map you SkyDrive as local drive
Microsoft Announces Support of System on a Chip Architectures From Intel, AMD, and ARM for Next Version of Windows LAS VEGAS — Jan. 5, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced … Continue Reading Next version of Microsoft OS available on ‘sand’
At the PDC October 2010 last your Microsoft announced some new cloud technologies to be released. Part of these technologies is App-V through the cloud…finaly I would say!!! App-V through cloud … Continue Reading Microsoft delivers virtual applications (App-V) in the cloud
It’s that time: Time to start plotting the travel schedule and penciling in the Microsoft events (that we know about so far) for the new year. CES 2011: CEO Steve … Continue Reading Looking ahead to 2011: What’s on the Microsoft calendar
At Tech Ed Africa and Tech Ed Europe in the past few weeks we have publicly unveiled more of the roadmap for Service Manager. Below are a couple of the … Continue Reading Service Manager Roadmap Update – What’s Coming ?
Afgelopen nacht ben ik trotse vader geworden van onze mooie dochter Romee Sienna de Jong. Romee is om 04:53 geboren met een gewicht van 3015gr met een lengte van 50cm. … Continue Reading Romee Sienna de Jong hits RTM!!!
During TechEd Europe 2010 the name for the next release of Configuration Manager was announced. The name for the next release, which is currently known as vNext, will be Configuration Manager … Continue Reading Configuration Manager 2012 announced.
Some excellent free resources (ebooks). Free eBook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions (Second Edition) (6 chapters by Mitch Tulloch) Free eBook: Programming Windows Phone 7 Series (DRAFT Preview) Free eBook: … Continue Reading Free Microsoft Press eBooks available for download