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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Challenge

    hi All, following my other Microsoft Challenge post ( http://wmug.co.uk/wmug/b/dotraphael/archive/2013/02/27/microsoft-challenge-can-we-download-windows-server-2012-and-system-center-2012-sp1-15-000-times.aspx ), Microsoft UK is now challenging the System Center MVP's and each one will have its own...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft challenge, Can we download Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1 15.000 times?

    Hi All, Microsoft UK is challenging the UK MVP's and the challenge is simple.... Can we have 15000 downloads of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1? In my opinion we can as we're a big community (I already downloaded my copies). If you want to help us it is simple, download the software...
  • Blog Post: [Project] - CM12 Automation RC is out!

    Hi All, i've been busy working on the RC release of CM12Automation (http://cm12automation.codeplex.com/) and today i'm happy to say that it has been released... the codeplex page is being updated and also, i'm uploading videos on youtube. I'll update this page once everyting is there...
  • Blog Post: Happy new year & MVP 2013

    Hi All, Happy new year and to start it nicely, i've got this e-mail today on my inbox...(or...let's say..spam box lol) last year (yes, i'm talking about 2012) there were many things happening on the System Center world, including System Center 2012, SP1, etc... i hope you have enjoyed...
  • Blog Post: [Project] - CM12 Automation - RC is coming

    Hi All, This project is really going somewhere, i received lots of inputs, including lots of Microsoft people, what is really great... Anyway..i'm finishing the RC version (final testings) and i hope i'll be able to publish it before christmas... at the moment, these are the main changes: 1-...
  • Blog Post: New versions published

    Hi All, i just published new version of the server sizing spreadsheet and design question word doc files... you can download them using the following links http://bit.ly/RcjtZk http://bit.ly/UdEUtV
  • Blog Post: New Computer for a Lab

    Hi All, i've been using my laptop to do demos, etc...but it was not enough and i was always struggling with power, speed, etc...and i decided to buy a desktop (well, if we can call it a desktop :)) it has been a while since I bought parts for a pc (by while i mean 6+ years) and i did not know what...
  • Blog Post: SCCM 2012 - Design Questions

    Hi All, It is really hard when you are in a design workshop and you don't know where to start, isn't it? I've been there, long time ago... this is normally happen on your 1st design workshop (or the 1st few)...and normally happen when you move from 1 department (lets say, support) to the...
  • Blog Post: Which one is the right method to deploy apps during OS Deployment?

    Hi All, Many times I’m asked: How should I deploy this app: Add it to the base image, during the OS Deployment (as application) or after (sw deployment via computer collections/user) This is a trick question and my answer is always couple of questions: 1- Size of the application 2- How...
  • Blog Post: Monitoring Bandwidth Transfer

    Hi All, i'm doing some tests and i'd like to monitor the network bandwidth to confirm the amount of data transfered from the server to the client (and vice versa) during many actions, like OS Deployment, SW Deployment, etc... i was looking over the net (and asked help from MVP friends), but unfortunatelly...
  • Blog Post: [Project] - CM12 Automation - beta release

    Hi All, today i'm proud to announce the release of the CM12 Automation beta... The download can be found at http://cm12automation.codeplex.com/releases/view/95777 and for more information on how to use it, look at this post: http://wmug.co.uk/wmug/b/dotraphael/archive/2012/09/28/project-cm12-automation...
  • Blog Post: [Project] - CM12 Automation - beta is coming

    Hi All, I'm really loving doing this project..and it is almost in a beta stage...there are lots of things to do still and i'd love your imput, even for bugs..(send it to me to raphael AT rflsystems.co.uk) Anyway...the webpage of the project is http://cm12automation.codeplex.com/ and the beta...
  • Blog Post: CM12 SP1 and Powershell

    Hi All, as you may be aware, CM12 SP1 brings support for powershell and it is really easy to play...once you have the console installed, you can click Connect via Powershell and voila..powershell is open and you can start using powershell... however, i was trying to use powershell without...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Windows 8 Apps

    Hi All, another step-by-step, now on deploying windows 8 apps... 1st of all, create your app (you can follow my post on how to do it here) Now, on CM console, we need to change the powershell execution policy, to do this, change the default client settings -> computer agent ...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Beta & Linux Client

    Hi All, over the past few days i was playing with SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta and Linux...and i have to say that there are few bugs (i'll see bellow), but it works quite well... anyway...before you start, you need a Linux box...I'm using Suse Enterprise Server 11. I downloaded it from https://www.suse...
  • Blog Post: Office 2013 (Part 2)

    Hi All, this is the part 2 on deploying office 2013 with SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta. Part 1 is available here 1. Now, open the CM12 console, go to Software Library -> Application Management and Applications 2. Click Create application 3. On Location, browse to proplusww.msi (where you extract the Office,...
  • Blog Post: Office 2013 (Part 1)

    Hi All, another step-by-step, but this time is how to deploy office 2013 using CM12. This is part 1 of 2. In this post, we'll prepare the installation files. 1st, you need to download the office 2013 from the net. I downloaded it from the MSDN website and the file name is en_office_professional_plus_2013_preview_x64_916516...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8

    Hi All, another step-by-step, but this time is deploying Windows 8 (I'm using Enterprise x64) with SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta. To Start, copy the Windows 8 DVD file to a place where the Server can access and share the folder. I'm using D:\Source$\Windows 8 Enterprise x64 and the share is Source$. I'm...
  • Blog Post: Install App-V Sequencer

    Hi All, this is another step-by-step on how to run Java virtualized app's with SCCM 2012 SP1 I already downloaded and installed SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta (More info about it here ) Before you start, download and install the following softwares: 1- Download app-v 5 from https://connect.microsoft.com/MDOPTAP...
  • Blog Post: Brazilian MVP IT ShowCast!

    Hi All, Last year, few members of the Brazilian community Olá Pessoal, Ano passado alguns membros da comunidade presented a series of webcastas called Evento MSVirtualization 2011 , with a total of 13 webcasts presented by 7 specialists (all webcasts were recorded and they are available here...
  • Blog Post: [Script] InjectOEMInformation.ps1

    Hi All, i've been asked by a friend to help him personalize the Windows 7/8 computer properties to add few information about the company, helpdesk and a company logo... what we wanted is basically add the custom information like the OEM normally do... as they are "migrating*" from SMS 2003...
  • Blog Post: [Project] - CM12 Automation

    Hi All, I created a project on codeplex called cm12 automation. The goal is to automate (using powershell) all CM12 basic tasks... at this moment, there are few scripts: 0- Functions.ps1 - used by the other scripts 1- prepareActiveDirectory.ps1 - this scripts create ad containers, groups, users and extend...
  • Blog Post: Software Update on a Secondary site failing with - Sync failed: LocalDBOtherError: SqlException: Timeout expired.

    Hi All, today i was troubleshooting a problem with a SUP on a secondary site that was failing to sync... looking at the wsyncmgr.log i saw sync: WSUS synchronizing other items, processed 3 out of 4 items (75%) Sync failed: LocalDBOtherError: SqlException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior...
  • Blog Post: Building your java app for test

    Hi All, this is part of my app for test series..i'm doing this only because later on, when CM12 SP1 will be beta/rtm, we'll start using it to deploy for our lab... my goal is to have java applications with Appv and metro apps (windows 8)...the last post i created the metro app and now, i'll...
  • Blog Post: Building your windows 8 app for test

    Hi All, with windows 8 RTM and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 CTP available, it is time to create a few windows 8 applications...but how???? it is simple.. 1- Download apps sample from http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/Windows-8-Modern-Style-App-Samples and extract it somewhere...