KB: The Add-CMStateMigrationPoint cmdlet in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sets an incorrect ServerRemoteName value

When you use the Add-CMStateMigrationPoint Windows PowerShell cmdlet that was introduced in Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 to create a new State Migration Point (SMP), an incorrect ServerRemoteName value is set. Additionally, you receive the following error message in the Smpisapi.log file: ::SecureAccess(pszStorePath, m_sAccessAccount, dwAccess, bGrantAccess), HRESULT=80070043 (e:\nts_sccm_release\sms\server\smp\isapi\smprequesthandler.cpp,941)       … Read more

New in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager: Deploying an Operating System to a Virtual Hard Drive (VHD)

~ Ashish Kumar | Technical Lead Hello all, my name is Ashish and I am Technical Lead with the Configuration Manager support team. System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 R2) is scheduled to be released soon and there’s a cool new feature you’ll want to be aware of. This new feature allows us… Read more

KB: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection support for Windows Azure Virtual Machines

This article introduces the support policy for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection to manage server software in the Windows Azure Virtual Machine environment (infrastructure-as-a-service). System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later versions and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection SP1 or later versions support two… Read more

KB: The Schedule Updates Wizard does not list all available software updates for an x64 version of a Windows Server image in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Consider the following scenario: – In Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1), you select a Windows Server 2012 operating system image and then start the Schedule Updates Wizard. – You select X64 in the System Architecture combo box on the Choose Updates page of the wizard. In this scenario, no available… Read more

HOTFIX: A post-CU3 update is available for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

An update is available to address issues that were discovered after the release of Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1). For more information on what is fixed as well as a download link, please see the following: KB2894539 – A post-CU3 update is available for System… Read more

HOTFIX: An update is available that adds support for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2

An update is available for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2. The update adds Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to the list of supported platforms for the following features: – Software distribution – Software update management – Desired configuration management For all the details including a download link, please see… Read more

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection support for Windows Azure Virtual Machines

Windows Azure provides on-demand infrastructure that scales and adapts to your changing business needs. Whether you are creating brand new applications or running existing applications, Windows Azure Virtual Machines allows you to extend your on-premises…(read more)… Read more