Replication errors in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Issue Several customers reported that child primary sites were entering maintenance mode after upgrading the central administration site from System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) with CU2 or CU3 to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Entries similar to the following were recorded in the RcmCtrl.log file at child primary sites: ERROR:… Read more

Announcement: New Quiz for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

We are pleased to announce that we’ve just published a new quiz in our popular series of quizzes for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. This new quiz tests your knowledge of many of the new features and functionality in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. For example, how well do you understand how to create… Read more

Support Announcements for November 2013

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1: System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 -supports site system roles for the following operating system SKUS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. Windows Server 2012 R2 Data Center. All site system roles – with the exception of site servers and SMS Provider… Read more

Windows PowerShell Examples for Content Management

Overview This article covers some basic content management usage scenarios using Windows PowerShell for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.  Included are examples on how to create a site system and configure it as a distribution point (including pull-distribution points), and how to create and distribute content. This article assumes some basic familiarity with Windows PowerShell… Read more

Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for November 2013

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: November 1, 2013 at the top of the topic. This month’s publication sees the official release of the documentation for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and updates for the release versions of System… Read more