• 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...
  • 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...
  • [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...
  • 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...
  • [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....
  • 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...
  • [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...
  • [Project] ConfigMgrRegistrationRequest

    Hi All, i just published this project on CodePlex ( https://configmgrregistratio.codeplex.com/ ). It is still in pre-beta, but worth to check it out. Basically, this project will allow you to create Fake Clients, ideal when you need test load, reports...
  • SCCM 2012 CAS/Hierarchy

    Hi All, SCCM 2012 changed the way a central site/hierarchy works. If you think about CM07, any primary site on the top of the hierarchy was automatically a central site and it could manage clients as well. Also, on a 2007 version, you could have a primary...
  • SCCM 2012 Knowledge base

    Hi All, do you know what to do when there is a problem with SCCM 2012? The main link i'd say to you is the RSS Knowledge base. Until now, there are over 20 published KB's and i'm sure this number will grow. Add it to your favorite rss reader...
  • 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... ...
  • [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...
  • 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...
  • [script] DeleteExpiredUpdates

    Hi All, This script is intended to remove all expired updates from a package or Deployment and was showed by the MVP Kent Agerlund on his presentation at MMS 2012. If you'd like to try (at your own risk), you can download it from here (just remember...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MMS 2012...I'm **not** there

    Hi all, even I'm not physically at the MMS 2012, I'll be remembered by one of my fellow friends MVP Kent Agerlund . This is because he will be using a script i've created in the past to clean up Expired updates from a software update (package...
  • ConfigMgr 2012 Primary (Child) Site Installation

    Hi All, just a quick blog post... in the past few days i've been trying to install a primary site (child site) and always failing :(...after a lot of troubleshooting (and help from Microsoft), we discovered what was going on.. 1st, let me tell you...
  • 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...
  • Project System Center Configuration Manager 2012

    Hi All, it is a pleasure to inform you that the Project SCCM 2012 started Actually, this project started about 1 year ago when me and MVP Cleber Marques have started speaking about a ConfigMgr 2012 book (sorry guys, it is going to be written in...
  • [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...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • [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...
  • 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...