Check-WsusContentHash.ps1

I wrote the attached script to recursively parse a WsusContent directory and compare the file name to the SHA1 hash of the file.  This performs a basic verification that the content is valid.  WSUS does this by itself, but when moving the content across to a disconnected network I recommend validating the content first to…

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FQDN in OpsMgr DNS 2008 Zone Resolution Monitor

I’ve made the leap into the wonderful world of System Center Operations Manager, and wanted to post this obscure issue with the DNS 2008 Zone Resolution Monitor in the DNS Server MP. In certain complex DNS environments, queries may need to be in the form of an explicit fully qualified domain name (FQDN) with a…

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Debug programs right needed to uninstall ConfigMgr Console

I recently discovered an interesting issue when trying to uninstall the ConfigMgr Console from a Windows Server 2003 system to which the SSLF member server baseline policy is applied.  When running through setup to uninstall the console, all of the components all show the status “Not Started” and the wizard lets you click Next, i.e.,…

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MMS 2009 Session

I’m happy to announce that my session was accepted for the Microsoft Management Summit 2009. SY22 Deploying Configuration Manager 2007 in a High Security Environment Speaker(s): Aaron Czechowski Track(s): Security Management, Systems Management Session Type(s): Breakout Session Products(s): Configuration Manager 2007, Security This session discusses the lessons learned deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 in…

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Notepad line wrap columns

I love Notepad.  I use it daily.  But what really bugs me is when I go to print a text file and the lines wrap on the paper. So I’ve noted the following column numbers for the various font sizes to determine where the line will wrap.  It’s assuming Lucida Console (best. font. ever.) regular…

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PowerShell to change ConfigMgr Client Cache size

Don Hite has a VBS Script To Change A Remote SMS Clients Cache Size, but I wanted to do it with PowerShell:$Cache = Get-WmiObject -namespace root\ccm\SoftMgmtAgent -class CacheConfig$Cache.size = 10240$Cache.InUse = “True”$Cache.Put()Restart-Service ccmexec I added line 3 after trying the size change and the bottom of the Advanced tab on the ConfigMgr control panel was…

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