Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for December 2011

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: December 1, 2011 at the top of the topic. There are no significant updates for the Configuration Manager 2007 documentation library this month. Because most of the topics for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager… Read more

Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for November 2011

The Documentation library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: November 1, 2011 at the top of the topic. There are no significant updates for the Configuration Manager 2007 documentation library this month. This month we have fewer doc updates but they do contain… Read more

How to use the Definition Update Automation Tool for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1

[Updated 12/02/2011] Earlier today we released an updated version (found here) of the Definition Update Automation Tool for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1.  This document provides steps for how to use this tool. Important Note: We recommend installing the hotfix here if you are using the Definition Update Automation Tool. Tool Description With… Read more

Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for October 2011

The Documentation library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: October 1, 2011 at the top of the topic. There are no significant updates for the Configuration Manager 2007 documentation library this month. We’ve been very busy this month, updating the library for the… Read more

Announcement: Configuration Manager 2012 Release Candidate is Available

The release candidates for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection are now available on the Microsoft Download Center.  In case you missed it, the release announcement describing the features of the release candidate can be viewed here.   You will find pre-release documentation in our Technet Library here. We encourage all… Read more

Release announcement: System Center Monitoring Pack for Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 (Converted)

[Today’s announcement comes from Brian Huneycutt] The Sustained Engineering team has released an update to the “Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2”. Due to changes in naming convention, this update is now referred to as the “System Center Monitoring Pack for Configuration Manager 2007… Read more

Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for September

[Today’s post is from the Configuration Manager Writing Team] The Configuration Manager 2012 documentation library has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: September 1, 2011 at the top of the topic. There are no significant updates for the Configuration Manager 2007 documentation library this month. We will continue to add… Read more

Introducing Role-Based Administration in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

[Today’s post contributor is Lin Tang] Overview Role-based administration (RBA) is a new feature introduced in Configuration Manager 2012. RBA provides Configuration Manager administrators with an easy way to implement the security model that allows them to assign and manage administrative permissions by assigning which actions they are able to perform using security roles, which… Read more

Known Issue and Workaround: Duplicate Records When You Use Unknown Computer Support with Active Directory Delta-Discovery

9/9/2011 – The script in this posting has been updated to handle assigning a new machine name during the deployment. [Today’s post comes from Minfang Lv] This post describes how and when you might see duplicate records when you use unknown computer support with Active Directory Delta-Discovery in Configuration Manager 2007 R3, what problems you… Read more