Wake On LAN Proxy “Have You’s?”

If you’re trying to get the Wake On LAN Proxy feature of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1+ working, there’s a lot of steps required. Here’s a simple list of “have you’s?” to make sure you haven’t missed any requirements. For a more detailed guide, check out Muhammad Adil’s blog post. 1. Have you enabled Wake On LAN… Read more

BREAKING: ConfigMgrDogs Together for Teched 2014!

The ConfigMgrDogs boys will be getting together to deliver at TechEd Australia 2014! George, Ian and I will be delivering the ConfigMgrDogs Troubleshoot ConfigMgr 2012 (Level 400) session at both Melbourne and Sydney. We’ve got some exciting demos planned, and a surprise or two to be announced via the blog and Twitter. Subscribe to the… Read more

Modern Style ConfigMgr Visio Stencil

I went searching for some nice looking ConfigMgr Visio Stencils this morning and found the most amazing set created by Ryan Boud. You can download the stencils here (http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Modern-Style-Visio-da5a7470) and visit his blog (http://hmmconfused.wordpress.com/) Generic Servers Specialised Thanks Ryan for such great work! Matt… Read more

Application Catalog Failed – “Application installation not started”

The application could not be installed. The most common reason is that software does not support the version of Windows currently installed on your computer. You can try starting the application installation from the Application Catalog again. If the problem continues, contact your network administrator In the ConfigMgrSoftwareCatalog.log Silverlight log file (found at "C:\Users\mattsha\AppData\LocalLow\Microsoft\Silverlight\is\j2mecbot.hwg\v2uabsdl.022\1\s\s5i52ebhc445n0s2jyvmx5askg5zbspajpmi3e4bvujwll1luiaaaeda\f\ConfigMgrLogs\ConfigMgrSoftwareCatalog.log"), the… Read more

ConfigMgr 2012 Windows Update Client Process

Hi Gang! So I provided this information to one of my customers recently, and Georgy said it would be quite helpful for you dedicated ConfigMgrDogs readers too, so here it is. This is a high-level view of the Windows Update process from a ConfigMgr clients view utilizing a SUP (Software Update Point). The Software Update… Read more

Migrating App-V Packages– "OSD file defines incompatible OS requirements”

Ran into an interesting issue while trying to migrate some App-V Applications from ConfigMgr 2007 to 2012 SP1. Most of the App-V packages migrated fine, however a few of them reported an error “OSD file defines incompatible OS requirements” After taking a look at the OSD file, according to this list all of the OS version… Read more

TechEd Australia 2013 – PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Content

Update: here is the video of my session (link below for full resolution video) https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Australia/2013/WCL416  Hello ConfigMgrDogs community. I’ve just completed my TechEd 2013 presentation – PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1. For those who weren’t attending the event, I’ve provided all scripts and cmdlets from the session. In the coming weeks there will also be… Read more

Moving your package source after migration

UPDATE: I’ve posted my Package and Application scripts (http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrdogs/archive/2013/05/09/package-amp-application-source-modification-scripts.aspx)   If you haven’t checked out the Package Conversion Manager for ConfigMgr 2012 RTM/SP1 yet, you’re missing out. http://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=34605 The PCM is provided by Microsoft to help you convert those migrated ConfigMgr 2007 Packages, into the newer (and better) ConfigMgr 2012 App Model Applications. While PCM… Read more

Version and Build numbers for ConfigMgr 2012 RTM and SP1

If you need to distinguish whether or not a site has been upgraded to ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, here is the process and version numbers.   1. Open the ConfigMgr console 2. Browse to Administration > Site Configuration > Sites 3. Right-click on the site you need information for, and select Properties 4. You’ll find the… Read more

ConfigMgr 2012 SP1: Deploy iOS and Android Apps!

With all of the excitement surrounding the Beta 1 release of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, there’s been a fairly big feature that’s been rarely spoken about… Deploying iOS/Android apps to ‘un-managed’ devices! This post wont be a deep dive into creating and deploying iOS/Android apps, it will just take you through the high-level announcements and give… Read more