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  • SCCM 2007 HealthCheck Toolkit goes PowerShell and Free

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    The SCCM 2007 HealthCheck Toolkit was initially developed by dotNetwork. dotNetwork was the brand used by Raphael Perez, MVP in Enterprise Client Management, to perform consultancy and training. During 2012, dotNetwork was taken down and re-branded to...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 10

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    Hi All, today is the last part of the secunia csi integration after the installation, open the SCCM console as administrator navigate to software library (note that there is a new node called Secunia) expand the node and click configure and...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 9

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    Hi all, today we'll set up the CSI SCCM Plugin. To do this, you need to download it from http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/sccm_plugin/ Once you have downloaded, execute it (I'm doing it on the SCCM Server itself). On the...
  • WMUG Event – Satisnet/Secunia – 10th April 2013 – Virtual

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    WMUG is proud to announce a virtual meeting with Satisnet/Secunia, presented by John McCann and Morten Stengaard and hosted by Raphael Perez Overview: Secunia CSI provides highly detailed software inventory including both programs and plug-ins. This inventory...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 8

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    Hi all, today we'll set up the CSI and to do this, you will need to run the csi as administrator once you open, connect using your CSI username/password if its the 1st time, it will ask you information about the password, recovery, etc.....
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 7

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    Hi all, in this post i'll start preparing the server for Secunia CSI... i'm using the CSI v6 that is compatible with Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. To download it, go to secunia webpage ( http://secunia...
  • Microsoft Challenge

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    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...
  • Microsoft challenge, Can we download Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1 15.000 times?

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    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...
  • WMUG Event – SolarWinds – 13th February 2013 – Recorded

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    Hi All, thanks for Michael and Laurence from SolarWinds for the presentation yesterday as well as everyone that joined us. If you could not attend, there is no problem, the meeting has been recorded and will be published soon.... thanks
  • WMUG Event – SolarWinds – 13th February 2013 – Virtual

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    Hi All, after a test, we did manage to get the meeting working, however, we needed to change the "provider". This time we'll be using GoTo Meeting. The events page will be updated shortly as you can get more info about the event there (...
  • WMUG Event – SolarWinds – 6th February 2013 – Virtual - Cancelled

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    Hi All, yesterday while we're doing a test we ran into a technical issue and due this reason, the livemeeting with SolarWinds has been cancelled. We're testing another possibilities at the moment and confirming the availability of the presenters...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 6

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    Hi All, this is the part 6, last one talking about SolarWinds Patch Manager, and in this post we'll see how to publish updates to be used by the SCCM... 1st, on the SCCM console, go to Software Library, 3rd Party Updates, Updates overview, all updates...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 5

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    Hi All, this is the part 5 where we will see how to install a remote console and integrate with SCCM 2012 SP1. I'll be using the SCCM Site Server itself instead of a remote SCCM Console. the 1st step, execute the patch manager setup on the...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 4

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    Hi All, this is the part 4 where we will see how to prepare the environment (gpo and certificates). As we are using a self-signed certificate, we need install this certificate on all machines that will connect to the wsus, it means, every single machine...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 3

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    Hi all, on this post we'll start the configuration of the software. to do this we need open the Patch Manager console. on the Product features selection, select system center configuration manager extension pack and click continue on welcome...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 2

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    Hi all, in this post i'll start installing SolarWinds patch manager... i'm using the beta version that is compatible with Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. To download it, go to solarwinds webpage ( http...
  • 3rd Party patch management - Part 1

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    Hi All, this is the beginning of a series of posts about 3rd party software management. but before we start this, i want to say that the focus of this will be configuration manager 2012 SP1 and nothing else. Few days ago, Department of Homeland Security...
  • [Project] - CM12 Automation RC is out!

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    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....
  • Happy new year & MVP 2013

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    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...
  • [Project] - CM12 Automation - RC is coming

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    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...
  • New versions published

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    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
  • SCCM 2012 - Server Sizing

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    Hi All, in a previous version of Configuration manager, there was a server sizing, but unfortunately, there is none for the 2012 version... but this is about to change (at least, a bit)... i created a spreadsheet to add the server sizing... i'm using...
  • New server - lessons learned

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    Hi All, it has been a while since my last post but i've been a bit busy with the new server... unfortunatelly i won't post any pictures yet, nor talk about the performance...it will be in a later post... basically, i'll talk about 2 problems...
  • WMUG Event - A Day with Wally Mead covering ConfigMgr 2012 RTM and SP1 on 10th of November 2012

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    WMUG has done it again! We're very proud to announce that Wally Mead is coming back to the UK, and to WMUG on the 10th of November 2012, to present across a day on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager RTM and mostly SP1. Wally is one of...
  • New Computer for a Lab

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    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...