Browsing: ConfigMgr 2012

Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for SCCM 2012 SP1 is now available. Download and list of issues that are fixed: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2817245/ Please note that to apply this update, you must have System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 installed first. See my “Quick Start” guide here: https://www.ronnipedersen.com/2013/03/installing-sccm-sp1-cu1/ Enjoy. +Ronni Pedersen

As a SCCM guy, I spend a lot of time creating and managing collections. In SCCM 2012 I’ve reduced the time, but a day where I don’t spend time in the collection node, is still a rare day… One of the new features in SCCM 2012 that I use a lot is the Include/exclude collection rules. It’s really handy if you want to target a large group except all “X” systems. But what happens if you rename the collection that you’ve used as an include/exclude rule. Well… Not much, as the rules are based on the Collection ID and not…

Most SCCM customers uses some kind of 3rd party tool or add-on (Like SCUP) when it comes to patch management of 3rd party tool, like adobe, java, etc. But what if you don’t have access to all these fancy tools? This is a guide to how you can prepare, deploy and upgrade previous versions of Java using the Application model in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. Get the Source Files: Download: http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp If you use a 64-bit version of Windows, you still need the 32-bit version. You should only use the 64-bit version if you plan to use the 64-bit…

The binaries for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 have been updated to correct some minor issues. The binaries have been updated at the Download Center, and also on the Technet and MSDN download sites. For Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, the updated download release of SP1 includes the following hotfix: Installation error 0x800b0101: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2801987 For Endpoint Protection, the new binaries include fixed files (Linux/iOS) that were corrupt in the initial release. MSDN Download Link: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/securedownloads/hh442898#FileId=52479 Technet Download Link: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/securedownloads/hh442904#FileId=52479 Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1…

Microsoft has just released the final (RTM) build of the SCCM clients for Mac and UNIX/Clients. The Clients for Additional Operating Systems allow you to manage Apple Mac OS X, UNIX and Linux computers using SCCM 2012 SP1. The following Mac versions are supported in this release: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) The following UNIX and Linux versions are supported in this release. RHEL Version 6 (x86 & x64) RHEL Version 5 (x86 & x64) RHEL Version 4 (x86 & x64) Solaris Version 10 (x86 & SPARC) Solaris Version 9 (SPARC) SLES Version 11…

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library have been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: November 1, 2012 at the top of the topic. These updates include prerelease documentation to support System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, updates for the release version of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, and updates for Configuration Manager 2007. This month sees three particularly important doc updates: The initial publication of the Windows PowerShell cmdlets for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. Expect more to follow. Information about upgrading System Center 2012…

Niall Brady had just published a new great article, that will explain how to sequence virtual applications (APP-V version 5), and how to deploy them using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SCCM). Read the full article here: http://www.niallbrady.com/2012/11/12/how-can-i-sequence-applications-using-app-v-version-5-for-configuration-manager-2012-sp1/

My presentations and demos are now ready for Microsoft Campus Days 2012. The biggest events in Denmark for IT Pro’s. The event kicks off tomorrow, where 2200 attendees will join us to celebrate all the latest releases from Microsoft. I’ve got a session on Application Management using ConfigMgr 2012 and Windows Server 2012. Learn how side-loading can help you manage your Windows 8 Apps, and how Deep-Links to the Windows Store, can be deployed using ConfigMgr 2012 SP1. I also have a shared session with my colleague Jens Ole Kragh, with a customer case, where one of our customer has…

Jörgen Nilsson, a fellow MVP, wrote a great blog post on how you can use System Center 2012 Orchestrator integration with SCCM 2012 and MDT 2012 Update 1 to send an email if an OS Deployment Task Sequence fails. Even if this is a very simple example, I think is a great one, that really shows how almost every customer can benefit of System Center Orchestrator. Read the full post here: http://ccmexec.com/2012/10/configmgr-2012-mdt-2012-update-1-send-e-mail-using-orchestrator/ /Enjoy

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