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  • MVP SCCM 2011 - MVP Renewed

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    Hi All, today i've got the best news of the year (so far) Dear Raphael Perez, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share...
  • Software Update on a Secondary site failing with - Sync failed: LocalDBOtherError: SqlException: Timeout expired.

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    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...
  • [script] DeleteExpiredUpdates

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    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...
  • The compressed files for package <PACKAGEID> hasn't arrived from site <PARENTSITE> yet, will retry later.

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    Hi All, I was troubleshooting this issue today for few packages.... the 1st step, was to discover packages that the number of installed dps was different from the targeted dps...to do this, I used the query select ps.Failed,ps.Installed,ps.Targeted,ps...
  • System Center 2012 RC Downloads

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    Hi All, the new RC of all SC tools are available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh505660.aspx?ocid=otc-f-corp-jtc-DPR&wt.mc_id=TEC_103_1_33 be the 1st to download and test it :)
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2012 RC Video 26

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    Video #: 26 Title: OSD Part V Obs.: For a better view, watch in full screen mode as it was recorded using resolution of 1280x800
  • Windows 8 - Video Demo

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    Hi All, I just downloaded the Windows 8 iso from the official website ( http://dev.windows.com ) and installed it on a VM..and i'd like to share it with you... I can say that I'm impressed with it, and at same time upset as it didn't even...
  • Removing Expired Updates

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    Hi All, I was helping a customer with a Software Update and one of the health checks was to validate the size of Software Update package. In 1 of the packages, they had about 800 updates and Based on Microsoft recommendation it shouldn’t have more...
  • 1st Blog Post

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    Hi All, this is my 1st blog post at WMUG site...and let me start talking a bit about myself.... My name is Raphael Perez, I'm Brazilian (as English is not my 1st language, I apologize in advanced for any mistake I'll make J ), and...
  • [Video Training] SCCM 2007 & MDT (Part 01)

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    Hi All, this is the 1st of 31 videos about OS Deployment using SCCM & MDT... I hope you'll enjoy this serie of videos... Video #: 01 Title: Training introduction Obs.: For a better view, watch in full screen mode
  • ConfigMgr v.Next is ConfigMgr 2012

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    Hi All, As expected, ConfigMgr v.Next will be System Center Configuration Manager 2012. This was announced today during the session MGT202 at TechEd:Europe in Berlin. The product is currently in Beta 1, and Beta 2 is expected be released around MMS...
  • Project System Center Configuration Manager 2012

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    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...
  • ConfigMgr 2012 Primary (Child) Site Installation

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    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...
  • SMP USMT Password

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    Hi All, i've worked in a project where I needed to set a password for the USMT file (.mig) when using SMP. Unfortunately, this is impossible as the password is generated automatically and it is stored in the computer association. using the console...
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2012 RC Video 30

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    Video #: 30 Title: Mobile Device Management - Part I Obs.: For a better view, watch in full screen mode as it was recorded using resolution of 1280x800
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2012 RC Video 22

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    Video #: 22 Title: OSD Part I Obs.: For a better view, watch in full screen mode as it was recorded using resolution of 1280x800
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2012 RC Video 23

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    Video #: 23 Title: OSD Part II Obs.: For a better view, watch in full screen mode as it was recorded using resolution of 1280x800
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2012 RC Video 29

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    Video #: 29 Title: HTTPS Obs.: For a better view, watch in full screen mode as it was recorded using resolution of 1280x800
  • 70-243 Exam (ConfigMgr 2012) - Finally I got the result

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    Hi All, you may/may not know, but I took the 70-243 Exam (ConfigMgr 2012) long time ago and i was waiting it, even more than i needed. If you want feel the pain, you can read this blog ( http://helmersblog.nl/2012/05/where-in-the-world-are-my-sccm-2012...
  • Countdown...Teched Europe

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    Hi All, this is a quick post about teched Europe... it will start next week in Amsterdam ( http://europe.msteched.com/ )... if you'll be there, don't forget to say hello at the Labs where I'll be one of the proctors... see you there :)
  • SMS 2003 - Disk space issue

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    Hi All, today when I was doing the SCCM/SMS health check, i noticed one of the low level primary sites servers had not send any information to the parent and the communication was "dead" for a few hours when I connected to the server to validate...
  • [Project] - CM12 Automation - beta is coming

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    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...
  • Which one is the right method to deploy apps during OS Deployment?

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    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...
  • [Project] - CM12 Automation - beta release

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    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...
  • 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...