Updated Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Management Pack – Now with 64-bit support

The updated Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Management Pack adds support for monitoring Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 in a 64-bit environment with Operations Manager 2007 R2 or Operations Manager 2007 SP1 with hotfix (KB971541) installed. This enables the Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Management Pack to work with either the 32-bit or the 64-bit Operations Manager 2007… Read more

TechNet Webcast: Technical Overview: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and R3

With the release of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems, new capabilities and usage scenarios are emerging for system management. Economic, regulatory, green IT, and security issues continue to be the challenges organizations face. In this webcast, we provide a technical update and overview for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007…. Read more

Renaming the Configuration Manager 2007 database

You may find that at some point you need to change the name of the SCCM 2007 database and the steps to do so are below.  I worked on a case just like this a few days back and during that time I got the opportunity to confirm that this procedure works and is supported… Read more

Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for October 2009

Looks like the Configuration Manager content writers posted their October updates last Friday so in case you missed the announcement here’s the skinny: The following information lists the topics that contain significant changes since the August 2009 update. Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 Supported Configurations - Updated to include Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Supported… Read more

New KB: 971348 – List of hotfixes and updates that are contained in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2

We had one new Knowledge Base article published last week, this one documenting the hotfixes and updates that are contained in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2): KB971348 – List of hotfixes and updates that are contained in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 Enjoy! J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability… Read more

Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 is now available for download

Just in case you missed the big announcement last Friday, Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 is now released: SP2 provides: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 support that enables customers to deploy and manage their Windows 7 client and server based systems. New options for Out of Band Management that includes the addition… Read more

The System Center Online Desktop Manager beta is coming soon

You’ve heard about it and read about and now you’ll soon have the chance to try it out yourself.  The System Center Online Desktop Manager beta is coming soon: The System Center Online team has been working hard in preparation for its next beta release of System Center Online Desktop Manager, expected in the fall… Read more

TechNet Webcast: Using Service Manager to Enhance the Capabilities of System Center Solutions

In this demo-heavy webcast, we provide examples of the power of integrating Microsoft System Center Service Manager with Active Directory and the Microsoft System Center family of system management products. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager integration scenarios are demonstrated, including configuration management database (CMDB), connectors, desired configuration management (DCM)… Read more

TechNet Webcast: Asset Intelligence with Configuration Manager 2007

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 collects asset information that can be used for license and asset management reports. In this webcast, we explain the asset management reporting that comes out of the box in Configuration Manager 2007 R2, we describe what Configuration Manager reports can be built with customizations, and we tell you… Read more