• Thu, Oct 28 2010

    Ghost / Decommissioned Site Component Status

    Sometimes, when a distribution point has been decommissioned or renamed, the previous server's site last known component statuses are still reported in the SCCM's Site Status panel. In most cases, we see the exact duplicated site components, thus the Component Status panel is showing 2 server names, and littered with twice the number of components. Obviously, we want to get rid of the redundant ones to get a nice...
    • Fri, Oct 15 2010

    Catastrophic Failure - SCCM Reporting

    [Informational] It's friday, a new weekend beckons and I'll end the work week with this rather hilarious one. A CATASTROPHIC failure. Dictionary.com defines catastrophe as the following: 1. a sudden and widespread disaster: the catastrophe of war. 2. any misfortune, mishap, or failure; fiasco: The play was so poor our whole evening was a catastrophe. 3. a final event or conclusion, usually an unfortunate...
    • Tue, Oct 12 2010

    October 2010 Security Patches

    [Informational] Hey, why are we not surprised? The pattern continues... Rock on and have fun with this month's releases.
    • Mon, Oct 11 2010

    Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Launch Event

    [Informational] Take note of the following times today! Steve Ballmer will be the keynote speaker at the launch in New York together with a concurrent press conference in London as well. Scheduled to last 3 1/2 hours, this event will showcase MS's latest offerings and tie ins with AT&T and perhaps other operators in the much sought after Mobile realm! Will MS be able to eat some part of the apple pie? Microsoft...
    • Mon, Oct 4 2010

    Identifying, Troubleshooting & Resolving 2300 and 2301 ConfigMgr Distribution Manager status messages with KB978021

    Your ConfigMgr sites start to populate with hundreds and thousands of status messages, namely 2300s and 2301s. Hold your horses and do not panic though as Microsoft has addresed this issue with the availability of a patch KB978021 of which more details and the download can be found here . This hotfix also requires that you are at least running System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and have the distribution point...