New Hotfix: Slow performance after you change the system time or resume the computer from sleep or hibernation on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client

Consider the following scenario: 1. You deploy many updates to a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) client. 2. You perform an operation that generates the WM_TIMECHANGE message from the client computer. For example, you perform one of the following operations: – You change the system time. – You resume a… Read more

Configuring Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Best Performance

We always seem to get a lot of questions regarding how to configure Configuration Manager 2007 for the best performance and while we’ve had this information published in TechNet for a while I thought it would be worth a mention here.  Whether you’re setting up ConfigMgr 2007 for the first time or you have an… 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