KB: "Failed to find folder" or "Failed to find file" error when you move a Configuration Manager site database

When you do site maintenance to move a Configuration Manager site database to a new standalone instance of Microsoft SQL Server, or to a new SQL Server AlwaysOn availability group, you m ay encounter a problem where the Configuration Manager setup process fails and generates error messages that resemble the following in the ConfigMgrSetup.log file:… Read more

A quick note on support for non-SP2 versions of ConfigMgr 2012 and non-SP1 versions of ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Hi everyone, today I wanted to post a quick reminder regarding support for the non-Service Pack 2 versions of Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012) and non-Service Pack 1 versions of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 R2). As you may already be aware, support for Configuration Manager 2012 versions… Read more

New update for Microsoft Configuration Manager 1606 adds Apple iOS 10 to the Supported Platforms list

A new update has been released that adds the following platforms to the supported platforms list for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606: All iOS 10 iPhone or iPod Touch devices All iOS 10 iPad devices These iOS 10 devices may be targeted as client platforms for features such as Application Deployment,… Read more

Update Rollup 1 for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606, is now available

Update Rollup 1 for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606, is now available. This update is available for installation in the Updates and Servicing node of the Configuration Manager console. Please note that if the Service Connection Point is in offline mode, you have to re-import the update so that it is listed… Read more

Summary of changes in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606

Release version 1606 of System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch contains many changes intended to both prevent issues and improve features. For the list of issues that are fixed, please see the Knowledge Base article below. 3184080 – Summary of changes in System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3184080)   Note that this… Read more

Software Updates in Configuration Manager Current Branch Deep Dive – Client Operations

~ Ibrahim Aladwan Hello everyone, my name is Ibrahim Aladwan and I’m a support engineer on the Configuration Manager team. Today I’d like to take a minute and go through the update process in System Center Configuration Manager current branch (ConfigMgr 1511, ConfigMgr 1602, etc.) and demonstrate how things work from the client side of… Read more

Update 1608 for Microsoft Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released

This month’s new preview of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager includes the following features: ‘New Software’ indicators in Software Center: The Software Center Applications, Updates, and Operating Systems tabs now show which software was recently added. Numbers in the navigation pane show how many new software items are on each tab. Application Requests from Software… Read more

Support Statement for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch versions

Have a question about the Support Lifecycle for System Center Configuration Manager current branch? If so you can find the latest on our support model here. Currently Microsoft plans to release updates for System Center Configuration Manager current branch a few times per year with each update version supported for twelve  months from its general… Read more

KB: You may be unable to create, edit, or delete rules for a compliance policy in Microsoft ConfigMgr 1606

Here’s a quick note on a new KB article/hotfix we published for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager version 1606. The issue you may run into is one where the buttons to create, edit, or delete rules are dimmed and unavailable on the “Specify the rules for a compliant device” page of the Create Compliance Policy… Read more

Early wave update for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager version 1606 now available

Just a quick note to let you know that an early wave update for System Center Configuration Manager version 1606 is now available. Administrators who opted-in to the early wave deployment for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606, will have this update available in the Updates and Servicing node of the Configuration Manager… Read more