KB: IIS Application Folder SMS_DP_SMSPKG$ anonymous authentication settings periodically reset to Disabled

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one talks about an issue where the IIS Application Folder SMS_DP_SMSPKG$ anonymous authentication settings periodically get disabled: ===== Symptoms After enabling Anonymous Authentication in Internet Information Server 7.5 (IIS), randomly the IIS Application Folder SMS_DP_SMSPKG<Partition>$ Anonymous Authentication settings become disabled. Cause This can occur if… Read more

Solution: You may experience slow performance when using BITS and Kerberos Authentication on ConfigMgr 2007 Distribution Points

If you are using IIS 7 or IIS 6 with Kerberos Authentication, you may see an increase in network traffic and overall slow performance when pushing out large packages to your System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Distributions Points.   This can happen because the default behavior with this configuration is to authenticate every HTTP request, therefore… Read more