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System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) Create a Maintenance Mode Report

Hi Everyone, Recently while working for a customer, I got a query around generating a real time report of all the objects in the maintenance mode. They wanted to schedule a maintenance mode report so that every time they run a report that should display a all the objects (servers, clients etc.) in the Maintenance… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Infrastructure-as-a-Service Product Line Architecture – Fabric Architecture & Fabric Management Architecture Guide

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Product Line Architecture Fabric Architecture Guide http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38817 This document provides customers with the necessary guidance to develop solutions for a Microsoft private cloud infrastructure in accordance with the IaaS PLA patterns that are identified for use with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. This document provides specific guidance for developing fabric architectures (compute, network,… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: System Center 2012 SP1 Integration Map

The downloadable files listed on this page contain the cross-component documentation for the Technical Scenarios for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1). The available downloads include: System Requirements for System Center 2012 SP1 – last updated January 15, 2013 Upgrade Sequencing for System Center 2012 SP1 – last updated January 15, 2013 System Center… Read more

System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012) Installation: SQL Server Database Error when using Named Instance…

Hi All,   Last week one of our customers was trying to install System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. During the installation customer encountered an issue with SQL Server when using Named Instance instead of Default Instance. MSSQLSERVER. I decided to try out the scenario on my own test environment to simulate the same issue… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit – MMS 2013: Sessions on Demand…

As you all aware we just concluded MMS 2012 event in Las Vegas. Watch 2013 Sessions On Demand Perhaps you missed a session or you weren’t able to join us in person. Or maybe you just want to watch your favorite session over and over again. No problem! Session recordings and supporting materials are available… Read more

Microsoft Downloads: Poster – Networking in System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager

This poster for VMM in System Center 2012 SP1 can help you: Plan your VMM networks using a logical view of VM networks, logical networks, and logical switches using a variety of configurations including VLAN-based configuration, no isolation, network virtualization, external networks, and with no virtual networking. Configure networking in VMM using configuration steps by… Read more

Announcing two new Solution Accelerator beta programs for System Center products

The Solution Accelerators team has started two new beta programs focused on tools, automation, and knowledge for System Center products. One program will provide Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) service templates and a SCVMM add-in to help you discover them. The other program will provide datacenter automation for private clouds using System Center Orchestrator. Datacenter automation… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta

The Beta of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (“SP1”) enables System Center customers to jointly evaluate System Center 2012 with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. The Beta is for evaluation purposes only and not to be used in production as described in the EULAs associated with the product. No license keys are required… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1

The latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit—version 2012 Update 1— is now available for download. Download MDT 2012 Update 1 now! This release expands your deployment capabilities with support for the latest software releases, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Community Technology Preview.  Other notable new features… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Technical Documentation Download for the CTP2 release of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

Yesterday I blogged about the availability of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP2. http://blogs.technet.com/b/aviraj/archive/2012/07/06/microsoft-download-center-system-center-2012-service-pack-1-ctp2.aspx Today, I am sharing the technical documentation around the same. Overview The downloadable files listed on this page contain the product documentation for the CTP2 release of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1. The available downloads include: App Controller in… Read more