ConfigMgr 2007 – Asset Intelligence catalog import fails is the SMS provider is on a remote machine

I came across an interesting issue the other day regarding an error you might get when attempting to import the Asset Intelligence catalog.  In my case the SMS provider was on a remote server and when we did the import we would get the following error: “The Import Software Licenses completed with errors. For more…

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Six new ConfigMgr 2007 KB articles for the week ending 1/17/2009

Last week we had six new System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Knowledge Base articles – The links and titles are below: ======== KB961663 – If a Configuration Manager 2007 offline task sequence media is used to deploy an operating system on a client that does not have a network connection, the operating system is not…

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ConfigMgr 2007: Dell Latitude E6400 laptop hangs during Windows XP Mini-Setup

Here’s an interesting issue that our very own Frank Rojas ran into recently concerning OSD on a Dell Latitude laptop.  I don’t think this issue is necessarily isolated to this particular machine but the troubleshooting process would likely be the same.  Hopefully this will help you out if you run into something similar: ======== Issue:…

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ConfigMgr 2007: Client registration fails and Clients cannot pull any policies

Here’s an interesting issue I saw the other day that I thought I’d mention here just in case you run into it.  I’m sure you’re already familiar with all the client installation properties that can be specified when installing the ConfigMgr client but here’s a gotcha you may encounter if the syntax of some of…

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Two new Knowledge Base articles available

Last week we had one new ConfigMgr 2007 article and one new SMS 2003 based KB.  The links and titles are below: ======== KB961726 – Available command line switches for PatchInstall.exe Sys Mgmt Svr Ent Ed 2003 EN  EN-US KB956944 – Error message when you use the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1…

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Two new ConfigMgr 2007 Knowledge Base articles available

For the week of 12-21 through 12-27 we had two new ConfigMgr 2007 articles.  The links and titles are below: ======== KB959040 – System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 systems cannot provision AMT 2.2/2.6 clients in PKI mode and AMT 2.1/2.5 clients in PSK mode Sys Center Config Manager 2007 AL EN-US KB959812…

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Cumulative update package 1 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

Yesterday I mentioned that SQL Server 2005 SP3 is now supported for SMS 2003 and ConfigMgr 2007 but as an interesting side note did you know that if you move to SP3 of SQL 2005 you’re still not at the latest patch level?  There’s actually a Cumulative Update out for SP3 so you should install…

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SQL Server 2005 SP3 is now supported for SMS 2003 and ConfigMgr 2007

Just a quick FYI that the Configuration Manager team recently completed testing and SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 is now officially supported as a site database for the following products: Systems Manager Server 2003 Service Pack 3 System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 System Center Configuration Manager 2007…

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New SMS 2003 Knowledge Base article

For the week of 12-14 through 12-20 we had one new Systems Management Server 2003 Knowledge Base article.  The link and title is below: ======== KB956307 – Error message when you install the Inventory Tool for Dell Update (ITDU) on an SMS 2003 site server after July 1, 2008: “The Sync task failed to download…

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