Integrating MDT 2012 RTM with Configuration Manager 2012 RTM – Part 2 : Configuring Integration

To configure the integration between MDT 2012 and SCCM 2012: 1. Go to Start > All Programs > Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2. Select Configure ConfigMgr Integration On the first screen, fill out details of configuration manager Primary site server and click Next (Use the removal option if you had any previous integration in place) Review…

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Managing workgroup clients in Configuration Manager 2012

The Server Locator Point is no more a separate site system role in SCCM 2012. It’s functionality is merged into the Management Point. To install CM12 client on workgroup machines:  Make sure your Management Point is published on DNS or WINS Make sure Management Point FQDN can be resolved from the client machine For the…

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How Configuration Manager 2012 helps to make my Inventory more accurate?

Inventory reports with stale records have been one of the pain areas for Administrators. The poor client health with no auto-remediation and inefficiently configured maintenance tasks are major reasons behind it.   Configuration Manager 2012 is going to be the true friend of IT administrators and managers when it comes to address these challenges. Here…

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Top 10 actions after installing Configuration Manager 2012

Question: I have successfully Installed Configuration Manager 2012, with one Central Administration site and two Primary site servers. Okay, so what do I do next and where to start from?   Answer: This is well documented in the TechNet library and here is how I would prioritize a few must do things, after you install…

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How to Install the Configuration Manager 2012 Primary site

Cross posted from PTS Blogs http://blogs.technet.com/b/ptsblog/archive/2011/12/16/how-to-install-the-configuration-manager-2012-primary-site.aspx Previous Post: How to Install the Configuration Manager 2012 Central Administration Site On the primary site server, again make sure you have following components available. 1. Make sure you have x64 Windows server 2008 Operating System 2. Install supported version of SQL server 2008 (for Configuration Manager 2012 RTM…

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Configuration Manager 2012 RC: What’s new in Software Update Management?

Cross Posted from PTS Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/ptsblog/archive/2011/12/19/configuration-manager-2012-rc-what-s-new-in-software-update-management.aspx Configuration Manager 2012 is introducing a lot of changes in update deployment procedures. Most of the changes are around the “HOW” part while there are some new concepts too. In this post I’ll talk about what some of the changes are around: Configuration of Software Updates components Deployment of…

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