Recent Updates to the Email Profiles Extension for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Author:  Karan Daftary, Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility In November, we made available a new version of the Email Profiles Extension for customers using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager integrated with Microsoft Intune. This update provides increased flexibility to support Exchange ActiveSync on different email software such as Lotus Notes Traveler. Additional features… Read more

Configuring IKEv2 VPN profiles for Windows devices using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

Author:  James Lieurance, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager provide extensive support for managing Windows 8.1, and one commonly utilized feature is the ability to configure VPN profiles so that devices can seamlessly connect to secure corporate resources.  This article outlines the process for setting up an IKEv2 VPN profile and… Read more

Support for Mac OS X 10.10 in Configuration Manager

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager now support Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite).  Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) support requires that Configuration Manager Mac clients have the following client versions: For System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, the minimum client version is 7958.1102. You can download the latest… Read more

Now available: Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Servicing Extension

Author: Brian Huneycutt, Senior Software Engineer, Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering The Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering team is pleased to announce the release of the Configuration Manager Servicing Extension. This new add-on for the Administrator console provides a summary of the Configuration Manager versions in the environment, simplified client targeting, and information on new Configuration Manager… Read more

Success with Enterprise Mobility Webcast Series Kicks off Tomorrow

Earlier I posted about the upcoming webcast series that’s being hosted by Brad Anderson (Corp. VP, Enterprise Mobility). His first webcast (featuring Kirk Koenigsbauer, Corp. VP, Office) is tomorrow at 10:30am PST.  You can see a quick sneak preview here:   The topic couldn't be more important for regular readers of this blog:  Brad and… Read more

Common Error Wiki for the Configuration Manager Client for Linux and UNIX

Author: Anurag Gupta, Program Manager, Windows Server and System Center A wiki describing many common errors for UNIX and Linux clients for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 is now available at  http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/28548.unix-and-linux-clients-for-system-center-2012-r2-configuration-manager-common-error-wiki.aspx. The wiki is a great tool for admins to find solutions to issues during client… Read more

Configuring IKEv2 profiles for Windows Phone devices using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

Author:  James Lieurance, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Many organizations are beginning to evaluate and provision Windows Phone 8.1 to their employees, largely due the many improvements to platform manageability.  Microsoft Intune and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager provide extensive support for managing Windows Phone 8.1, and one commonly utilized feature is the… Read more

Support Announcements for November 2014

Author:  Harini Muralidharan, Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager support SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager now support Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 for the Configuration Manager Site database. … Read more

Register for the Success with Enterprise Mobility Webcast Series

For anyone working with System Center Configuration Manager day in and day out, getting a handle on mobility is must-have skill.  What better place to build that expertise than from a couple of resident experts? Registration just opened for a new webcasts series with Brad Anderson about Enterprise Mobility – and he’s joined by an… Read more

How to upgrade to Windows 10 using the task sequence in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

June 16, 2015: We have revised the sample content for the Windows 10 in-place upgrade via task sequence.  We have removed the sample content that was provided with this blog post. You will find new scripts and sample task sequence in the following blog post http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2015/06/16/revised-content-for-the-win10-in-place-upgrade-via-task-sequence-for-configmgr.aspx.  Author: Aaron Czechowski, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility We… Read more