Package Conversion Manager version 2.0.1

Just a quick update. Package Conversion Manager 2.0.1 is now available for download here. The problem outlined in the previous blog post has been resolved with 2.0.1’s installers.  Downloading Package Conversion Manager 2.0.1 Please visit the PCM Home page to get started or follow the links below to download PCM for any of the appropriate languages: ·…

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Why is PCM not installing when I have my ConfigMgr console installed to a location other than the default

The Problem  Due to differences between ConfigMgr 2012 RTW and SP1 the same PCM code base needed to be compiled differently for these versions.  This means that the installer needed to determine which set of binaries to install on a machine based on the Configuration Manager console version.  To determine this the installer looks at…

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Configuration Manager 2012 Package Conversion Manager 2.0 Released

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 has been released.  This release of  Package Conversion Manager (PCM) supports that release.  PCM was originally released to support RTM of ConfigMgr 2012 and due to changes made in service pack 1 we had to update PCM.  Download Package Conversion Manager 2.0 from the Microsoft Download Center today. 2.0 Changes Although there…

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System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager 2.0 Beta Released

Package Conversion Manager provides an easy to use interface for converting packages to ConfigMgr 2012 app model applications which greatly reduces the amount of time as well as the number of mistakes that might be made if manually converting ConfigMgr packages to app model apps. PCM also comes with a number of features. These include:…

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Package Conversion Manger Readiness States and Rules

In my previous post I gave an overview of what Package Conversion Manger (PCM) was. In this post I will cover the various readiness states and the rules that determine each of the readiness states.   Readiness states There are 5 readiness states which are shown in the slide below along with their definitions.  …

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Package Conversion Manager (PCM) CTP 1 High Level Overview

Getting Started As I mentioned in my previous post, Package Conversion Manager (PCM) allows for converting packages and programs into applications and deployment types in System Center Configuration Manager 2012. Packages must first be migrated from a 2007 site to a 2012 site. There is a migration feature built into Configuration Manager 2012 that allows…

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