HOTFIX: You cannot deploy a client agent by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager on a computer that is running the French version of Windows 7

Here’s a hotfix for ConfigMgr 2012 that we published a few weeks ago but it doesn’t seem like I ever got around to mentioning it here. This is a hotfix to correct an issue where attempting to deploy a client agent by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager on a computer that is running the… Read more

Update on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support in Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Now that Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 are available, we want to provide an update to our previous post on the plans for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support in System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection. System Center Configuration…(read more)… Read more

DRS Initialization In Configuration Manager 2012

Looking for a good overview of DRS initialization in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager? If so then check out this blog by Microsoft’s own Sudheesh Narayanaswamy: DRS Initialization In Configuration Manager 2012 This one will make you a DRS expert! J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division Get the latest System Center… Read more

Extending the Schema in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Hi ConfigMgr users, Radu Tomoiaga here with some details on extending the Active Directory Schema for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. There are a couple of topics in TechNet that reference this information which I have highlighted in the body of this article below, plus I also included some extra information and some screen shots… Read more

Support Tip: ConfigMgr 2012 client goes to provisioning mode after running the ccmeval task

Hi everyone, Arvind Kr. Rana here. I recently ran into an interesting issue and wanted to mention it here just in case anyone else happens to run into it. The problem is with the ccmeval task that is moving the CCM clients to provisioning mode, and what happens is the ProvisioningMode registry key changes to “True”… Read more

Information on the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager (PCM)

Looking for some information on Package Conversion Manager in ConfigMgr 2012? If so then here are a few links you’ll want to check out: Analyzing Packages in PCM Using Fix & Convert scenario in PCM Targeting:  Using PCM’s Collection Query Migration to the App Model Using Scheduled Package Analyzer to schedule Analysis Developing a Plug-In… Read more

Announcement: Upgrade Assessment Tool Beta for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Has Been Released.

We are pleased to announce that the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Upgrade Assessment Tool (UAT) Beta has been released to Microsoft Connect and can be downloaded here . The Upgrade Assessment Tool (UAT) is a feature download that provides…(read more)… Read more

HOTFIX: You cannot distribute large packages in a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site that uses slow network links

Consider the following scenario: – You have a Branch Distribution Point (BDP) in a Microsoft System Center 2007 Configuration Manager site that uses slow network links. – You try to distribute a large package (for example, a 5.7 gigabyte package) or several packages. In this scenario, the package replication job is automatically canceled on the… Read more