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

ConfigMgrDogs at TechEd Australia!

Your ConfigMgrDogs team will be speaking at TechEd Australia 2012! Come and check out our sessions & buy us a beer! Matt Shadbolt and George Smpyrakis – Configuration Manager 2012 and Security Compliance Manager Ian Bartlett and Mohnish Chaturvedi – Introduction to App-V 5.0   Session time and room information will be posted shortly.  … Read more