Configuration Manager 2012 RTM to SP1 Upgrade Overview

With the recent release of Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, I thought I’d blog my installation experience.  SP1 for ConfigMgr 2012 brings many new and exciting features, and includes additional bug fixes, as well as all the fixes released in both cumulative update 1 and 2. One of the most significant changes is support for Windows…


List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base (KB) Articles for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012)

Keep updated with the latest hotfixes!  This is a great reference to check on first when troubleshooting any issue. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9539.list-of-public-microsoft-support-knowledge-base-kb-articles-for-system-center-2012-configuration-manager-configmgr-2012.aspx?PageIndex=3


Non-HTTPS enabled SSRS site does not work on a fresh Configuration Manager 2012 install

After adding the Reporting Services role to my ConfigMgr 2012 lab, I was immediately receiving errors such as “The underlying connection was denied: An unexpected error occurred on a send.” when I was trying to create or view reports in SSRS. After bringing up the Reporting Services Configuration Manager app within SQL 2008 R2, if…


ConfigMgr 2012 Software Catalog error

While working on my ConfigMgr 2012 lab, I was trying to load the Application Catalog through the Internet Explorer browser (http://<servername>/CMApplicationCatalog) and I ran into the following error: “Cannot connect to the application server.” It continued to explain that The website cannot communicate with the server. This may be a temporary problem. Click the Retry…