Designating a host that is in workgroup fails with error 2912 in System Center Essentials

Symptoms You are using System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 and you try to designate a host that is in a workgroup and not in a domain.  The result is that it fails with the following error: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the <server-name> server. Recommended Action Ensure… Read more

Announcing the release of the Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (VMST) 3.0

This release of the Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (VMST) 3.0 completely replaces the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool version 2.1. VMST 3.0 helps customers reduce IT costs by making it easier to update their offline virtual machines, templates, and virtual hard disks with the latest operating system and application patches—without introducing vulnerabilities into their IT… Read more