Configuration Manager 2007 DCM Configuration Packs list

DCM (Desired Configuration Manager) lets you compare you IT infrastructure configuration with standards (Compliance or Microsoft IT currently available). The compliance packs come from Brabeion (MS partnership). To read more about DCM go here: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/configmgr/evaluation/configmgmt.mspx Additionally there is now ConfigMgr2007toolikit available (this was a must-have tool in the times of SMS 2003): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=948e477e-fd3b-4a09-9015-141683c7ad5f&displaylang=en&tm Here is…

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SCCM 64 bit considerations [updated]

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 does not ship with any server roles based on x64. So what is the consideration on running that software on x64 architecture? Sccm2007 runs basically the same (performance wise) on 32 bit OS or 64 bit OS, and even you could see slight worse performance because of so-called “thunking” when…

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OpsMgr 2007 SP1 RC Console crashes on x64 [updated]

When you try to open the Distributed Application Designer from a console installed on an x64 server you may see the console crashes with .NET error in the Application Log (something of type badimageformat). This seems to be a bug in SP1 RC. To work around it use a console from an x86-32 (32 bit)…

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