Karan Daftary’s Bio

Hi I am a Program Manager on the Mac team for System Center Configuration Manager. I graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology and joined Microsoft in 2013. Upon joining Microsoft I’ve had the opportunity to ship the VPN feature for System…(read more)

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A closer look at Internet Based Client Management in ConfigMgr 2012

~ Prabhat Joshi Hello Everyone, Prabhat Joshi here with another Configuration Manager support tip for you, this time for Internet Based Client Management (IBCM) in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012). Internet Based Client Management allows you to manage Configuration Manager clients when they are not connected to your company network but still have…

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System Center Updates Publisher 2011 Support Statement Update

System Center Updates Publisher 2011 and Windows Server 2012 R2 System Center Updates Publisher 2011 (SCUP) is supported for use on computers with Windows Server 2012 R2 with the following known limitations: 1. Windows Server 2012 R2 includes Windows…(read more)

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Now available for download: The System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit

The Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit contains fifteen downloadable tools to help you manage and troubleshoot Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. The following list provides specific information about each tool in the toolkit. Note: Items with an * are new in the R2 Toolkit and require Microsoft System Center 2012…

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HOTFIX: An update is available for the "Operating System Deployment" feature of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

This update resolves the following issues in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Issue 1 After you enable the PXE Service Point role on an instance of a specific distribution point, or you select the Deploy this boot image from the PXE-enabled distribution point property of a boot image, the Windows Deployment Service (WDS)…

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HOTFIX: Per-computer variables for imported computers are not read in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

You may notice that per-computer task sequence variables that are defined for imported computers are filtered out of client policies. This prevents the variables from being read during task sequence execution. This problem does not affect per-computer variables that are defined for existing clients. For additional details and a link to a ConfigMgr 2012 R2…