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  • 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: WMUG Interview - Robert Marshall - ECM MVP - SMSMarshall Ltd

    WMUG presents an interview with Robert Marshall ConfigMgr ECM MVP, consultant, trainer, and director of SMSMarshall Ltd. The host for this interview is Johan Arwidmark ConfigMgr ECM MVP, consultant, trainer, presenter and director of DeploymentArtist, and the recording was made over Lync as audio...
  • Blog Post: WMUG event location

    We want to hear from you again. Where would be your preferable location for a WMUG event? Join in the poll on our LinkedIn group page - http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=118888 If you’re not already a group member then get yourself added and you can keep up to date with what’s going on at WMUG.
  • Blog Post: Switzerland–User Group-All day with Wally Mead and Friends

    Another awesome engineer friend of mine is giving his start-up User Group in Switzerland a go with it’s first all day event. The UG is called ConfigMgr.ch, he has an all-day event set for the 13th of Jan 2014 and the main attraction is Wally Mead along with a bunch of excellent speakers! Here’s the complete...
  • Blog Post: New ConfigMgr tool coming–Custom DDR

    *** UPDATE *** I updated the script a bit to V1.2 and produced some instructions, check it out here ( http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/CustomDDR-for-ConfigMgr-831d30d5 ) *** UPDATE *** Wrote a new tool last night, it was actually a complete rewrite of some code I whipped up for a Client...
  • Blog Post: New Tool–CustomDDR

    *** UPDATE *** I updated the script a bit to V1.2 and produced some instructions, check it out here ( http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/CustomDDR-for-ConfigMgr-831d30d5 ) *** UPDATE *** I’ve written a new ConfigMgr related tool to handle retrieving properties from WMI, Registry, Environment...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Interview - Martyn Coupland - System Center Consultant - Inframon Ltd

    WMUG presents an interview with Martyn Coupland 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 Lync as audio only. We hope you enjoy this and future interviews...
  • Blog Post: BenQ BL2411 Review

    I’m very fortunate to be sitting in front of a new panel I’ve got for review purposes, the BenQ BL2411PT , it’s a 16:10 (1920x1200) 24” IPS panel with quite a lot of features, and just so happens to be involved in a hot debate on whether the Dell U2412M 16:10 24” IPS panel has finally been usurped. I...
  • Blog Post: Controlling Management Point access during OSD

    *** Update - I wrote a tool called ManageMP that let's you specify MP's to be blocked and on which subnet a client has to be for the block to take place, check it out here I wrote a tool called SwitchMP to force an existing ConfigMgr Client to perform Management Point rotation, and while doing...
  • Blog Post: Configuration Manager DP Configuration Status and Content Validation

    I was working with a customer recently on a new Configuration Manager 2012 R2 implementation and we started to come across some content mismatches between the content library and the distribution point. This is nothing new to Configuration Manager and there is lots documented about this from 2007 and...
  • 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 Interview - Jörgen Nilsson - ECM MVP - CCMEXEC

    WMUG presents an interview with Jörgen Nilsson, MVP in Enterprise Client Management and System Center Consultant. The host for this interview is Robert Marshall ConfigMgr ECM MVP, consultant, trainer and director of SMSMarshall Ltd, and the recording was made over Lync as audio only. We hope...
  • Blog Post: 8 years ago I started posting on this blog

    I took a peek through some of my older blog posts and realised that I started blogging over 8 years ago, it doesn’t seem that long ago, certainly isn’t a world record by any means, others have been posting stuff to blogs in what is now called the System Center community for a little while longer. I realised...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Tweet chat - 14/04/204

    I had some fun with other MVP’s and peers in the community over last week using Twitter, asked a couple of ConfigMgr related questions and here’s the first question and replies. I hope you enjoy the read. I think this is something we’ll do regularly now at WMUG, so keep an eye on the @WMUG twitter feed...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Tweet chat - 15/04/204

    WMUG asked another fun question on Twitter last week, and here’s the conversation we all had, happy reading! Thanks to those involved for this question: @RobMVP, @PeterEgerton, @NickolajA, @matthewwhite,, @terencebeggs and @JasonSandys Cite a good reason for running a Hierarchy without Boundaries, please...
  • 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: Configuration Manager 2012 Console Parameters

    It seems not everyone is aware that there are a handful of command line parameters available for the ConfigMgr console executable. They are listed here on the MSDN Library and can be used for advanced troubleshooting, maybe some scripting or even if you just want to take a look around. So if you want...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft VDI and RDS in Server 2012 R2

    This week I delivered a couple of sessions for Microsoft on Microsoft VDI/RDS as part of their People Centric IT Road show which WMUG hosted the Reading session. I thought it only right that I should therefore share some of that information with those who couldn’t attend, that and it’s a subject I don...
  • Blog Post: LocationAware–Control Management Point usage

    I’ve written a pretty awesome and cheaply priced product to control System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and R2 Management Point selection and usage, literally bringing localisation that we have today for Content to Management Points without any burden, overhead or change in the infrastructure...
  • 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...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Clinic - Service Manager - July 31st of 2014

    WMUG presents the July 2014 Clinic in which we discuss Service Manager with specialist Sam Erskine. A big thank you to the WMUG Leaders, guest speakers and attendees, very detailed session thanks all. (Please visit the site to view this video) The following links where mentioned during the call...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Clinic - Orchestrator - 8PM BST - 20th of August 2014

    WMUG presents the August 2014 Clinic in which we discuss Orchestrator with Sam Erskine and a team of Orchestrator Guru’s. Steve Beaumont (MVP), Dieter Gasser, Steve Buchanan (MVP) and Andreas Baumgarten (MVP) Sam has co-authored books on the subject as well as consulting in the deployment...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Interview - Simon May - Microsoft Technical Evangelist

    WMUG present an interview with Simon May - Technical Evangelist at Microsoft HQ in Redmond, USA. This interview was recorded over Microsoft Lync in July 2014 by Peter Egerton - WMUG Community Leader. We hope you enjoy it and keep tuned for future interviews!! (Please visit the site to view this...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Clinic–Orchestrator-20-August-2014

    WMUG has another Clinic days away, 20th of August 2014 , this time covering System Center Orchestrator, with a great bunch of knowledgeable guys, with Peter Egerton hosting, and with guest speakers Sam Erskine, Steve Beaumont (MVP), Dieter Gasser, Steve Buchanan (MVP) and Andreas Baumgarten (MVP) Check...