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  • Blog Post: System Center 2012 SP1 RTM's - ConfigMgr SP1 is here

    Our first service pack for ConfigMgr is now fully available! Check out these MS announcement links Delivering Unified Device Management with Windows Intune and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Microsoft Advances the Cloud OS With New Management Solutions Download Microsoft System Center Private...
  • Blog Post: MVP Kenny Buntinx– PoSh to fix-up CM12 SP1 App DT’s post-upgrade from RTM

    Kenny put together a nice method for fixing apps that won’t deploy via OSD post-RTM to SP1 upgrade. The script pokes the comment field which induces a ContentID which then causes the apps to redistribute to the DP’s and cleans up the issue. Nice work Kenny! http://scug.be/sccm/2013/01/27/configmgr-2012...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2007/2012 now support SQL 2012 SP1

    Over on the ConfigMgr team blog they made an announcement that ConfigMgr 2007 and ConfigMgr 2012 now support SQL SP1 support . There Is another reference in the announcement that the Endpoint Protection client will also support SQL 2012 SP1 and Operations Manager 2012 SP1. You’ll see the documentation...
  • 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: 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: ConfigMgr Component Manager

    I've been on a couple of weeks Holiday, I dropped most of my chores and focused on family time, some time away from the house, and indulging in things I’ve wanted to explore for a while now. Well I'm back, and aside from discovering Oculus Rift, Leap Motion and putting in a lot of time on iRacing...
  • Blog Post: October 18th 2013 – A date to remember?

    So it was announced late last week that the R2 wave Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 products is to be RTM on October 18th 2013. In parallel to these releases Microsoft is also going live with the long awaited Windows 8.1. This is surely the biggest date in Microsoft’s calendar this year, the...
  • Blog Post: System Center 2012 R2 Available

    Go check out MSDN , you’ll find the new 2012 R2 releases including the hardcore Configuration Manager 2012 R2. For ConfigMgr 2012 R2 you can upgrade your site to R2 level, or install a new site at R2 level. There’s sure to be loads of guides coming out over the next few days, keep an eye on the Windows...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Splash

    Oh yeah … Version 5.07958.1000 MSDN Subscribers can grab it over on MSDN , along with the Windows 8.1 bits and the 2883200 update rollup
  • Blog Post: Quick guide to installing MDT 2013

    October 2013, and we've just experienced one of the best technology release cycle’s from Microsoft in a while, a whole bunch of products iterated at the same time in the form of System Center 2012 R2 , Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 8 .1 . We also have a minor product release, in comparison to the heavy...
  • Blog Post: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2–Web Applications

    Now that we have System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 in our hands, I thought I'd take a walk with guides over some of the many hot spots we've been blessed with in this release. Check out the What’s New in R2 guide for an overview of all the new features and enhancements. Here's...
  • Blog Post: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2–New Software Updates specific Maintenance Window

    Handy new enhancement to Maintenance Windows is the Software Updates specific Maintenance Window, which compliments the existing Maintenance Window type (All deployments) and the Task Sequence Maintenance Window type, which, once defined, will install all Software Updates through that defined schedule...
  • Blog Post: Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - #1 The Lab

    REPOST - Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - #1 The Lab NOTE: I had to move a few articles I wrote away from their existing location and on over to this blog, it’s old information now, since we have ConfigMgr 2012 R2! This guide kicks off my tour of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager...
  • Blog Post: Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - CAS - #2 Do I need one

    NOTE: I had to move a few articles I wrote away from their existing location and on over to this blog, it’s old information now, since we have ConfigMgr 2012 R2! Following on from my previous article on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager where I talked about setting up a good test last, we can...
  • Blog Post: Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager– #3 Setting up the CAS

    NOTE: I had to move a few articles I wrote away from their existing location and on over to this blog, it’s old information now, since we have ConfigMgr 2012 R2! Following on from my previous article for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager where I talked about the pro’s and con’s of having a Central...
  • Blog Post: Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - #4 Setting up the Primary

    Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - #4 Setting up the Primary NOTE: I had to move a few articles I wrote away from their existing location and on over to this blog, it’s old information now, since we have ConfigMgr 2012 R2! Following on from my previous article on System Center 2012 Configuration...
  • Blog Post: Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - #5 MDT 2012

    NOTE: I had to move a few articles I wrote away from their existing location and on over to this blog, it’s old information now, since we have MDT 2013! Here's a quick guide to installing MDT 2012 Update 1 Beta 1. There isn't much to the installation itself, and is intuitive enough not to need...
  • Blog Post: Lab - System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - #6 CMTrace

    NOTE: I had to move a few articles I wrote away from their existing location and on over to this blog, it’s old information now, since we have ConfigMgr 2012 R2! I thought I’d write some stuff about CMTrace, the Configuration Manager free log tracing tool. I still find folks who don’t know how useful...
  • Blog Post: What do you want to hear about? Get in touch

    We’re making plans for our next WMUG event, the biggest one yet. So we wondered, what do you guys really want to know about? It can be anything related to the System Center product suite and it’s interoperability with other products. Azure, Virtualisation, HA, Design best practices, Intune, Orchestrator...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Event - Wally Mead–UK–November-2013

    We had Wally Mead back over for a day covering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 … WMUG produced a newsletter covering the event for those that couldn’t make it. Video will appear on the WMUG website soon, but there’s 6 hours to render into sessions ready for viewing. Stay tuned. http://wmug...
  • Blog Post: And now for something completely different–The CM12R2 Toolkit is here

    A bag of awesomeness dropped yesterday in the form of the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit . Here’s the payload of tools: Server Based Tools * DP Job Manager - A tool that helps troubleshoot and manage ongoing content distribution jobs to Configuration Manager distribution points....
  • Blog Post: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2–CU1 as arrived

    Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 20212 Configuration Manager R2 has arrived in the form of KB2938441 . Here’s the enhancements: App-V 5.0 SP2 is now supported Updated Endpoint Protection Client PowerShell changes There’s a list of bugs that have been fixed, some...
  • Blog Post: Free online training from Microsoft MVP’s

    If you have not heard about this one then you should definitely go check it out. On 31st March and 1st April Microsoft are publishing a series of videos where UK and Ireland MVP’s take you through different components of the Cloud OS. This incorporates Windows Server, Windows Client, Azure and System...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Clinic - ConfigMgr - March 2014

    WMUG presents the March 2014 Clinic in which we discuss ConfigMgr. A big thank you to the WMUG Leaders, WMUG Contributors and attendees for attending, was a great call we cannot wait for the next one. (Please visit the site to view this video) If you would like to join the next Clinic, keep...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Interview - Peter Egerton - Inframon System Center Consultant

    WMUG presents an interview with Peter Egerton, Community Leader for the Windows Management User Group and System Center Consultant for Inframon Ltd. The host for this interview is Robert Marshall ConfigMgr ECM MVP, consultant, trainer and director of SMSMarshall Ltd, and the recording was made over...