ConfigMgr CB Upgrade “SSL Provider: The target principal name is incorrect” or “Win32 Error = 145” when using /testdbupgrade

If you are performing a ConfigMgr CB upgrade from ConfigMgr 2012 and you are utilizing a Clustered SQL Server environment with named instances, you may be greeted with the following error when attempting to perform the command for the testdbupgrade prior to the actual upgrade. These two errors are commonly seen together when performing this…


ConfigMgr Current Branch, Service Connection Point and what’s in the telemetry

When installing ConfigMgr 1511 you are prompted whether you will be working in online or offline mode. A new site system role called Service connection point (this is the old Microsoft Intune connecter), will (when working in Online mode) communicate with Microsoft and upload telemetry data about your environment. The amount of telemetry data depends…


Configuration Manager – Wake on LAN, one stop shop

Wake on LAN is it a mystery? Is it a myth? Nope it really is not that hard and this guide helps you by putting everything in one nice spot.   WOL Requirements: a. ConfigMgr The requirements for the ConfigMgr server are that the server must be up and running, the Management Point needs to…