Certificate deployment with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune

Author : Chris Green, Program Manager A key feature of the mobile device management capabilities provided by System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager with Windows Intune is the ability to provision client certificates to managed devices. Organizations…(read more)… Read more

How to Create and Deploy a Client Certificate for Mac Computers Independently from Configuration Manager

Most customers who want to manage Mac computers using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 will use the enrollment tool, CMEnroll. This tool allows users with an Active Directory account to install the Configuration Manager client and automatically…(read more)… Read more

Announcement: Update your System Center Online Authentication Certificate for Asset Intelligence

[Yvette O’Meally has provided today’s post] When the Configuration Manager 2007 Asset Intelligence synchronization point first connects to System Center Online, it presents the System Center online authentication certificate to enroll in the service.  This is a public certificate that is used by all Configuration Manager 2007 installations.  As part of the enrollment process, the… Read more

Computers upgraded to Windows 7 using OSD might generate a new SMS GUID

[Today’s post is provided by Chaohao Xu.] If Windows hotfix KB974571 is installed on a Windows 7 reference image, then it is highly likely that you would see the following log entries in smsts.log when deploying this image to an existing client. Notice that because the client certificates were not found, the end result is… Read more

How to update System Center Essentials 2007 certificates

Looks like the folks on the System Center Essentials product team blog just posted some great information on how to use the UpdatePublisherCert.exe tool to replace the existing System Center Essentials 2007 (SCE 2007) certificate with a new certificate for use with System Center Essentials 2010 (SCE 2010).  If you are planning an upgrade any… Read more