Site to site data replication flow in SMS 2003 and ConfigMgr 2007 explained

Hi everyone, Terry McKinney here.  Below is a quick-reference document that illustrates the MOST COMMON site to site data replication flow path in SMS 2003 and ConfigMgr 2007. There are exceptions to this flow path of course so see the document referenced below for specifics on these exceptions and for greater detail on site to… Read more

How to enable console usage and CAL reports in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and in Systems Management Server 2003

This article describes how to enable console usage and client access license (CAL) reports in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (Configuration Manager 2007) 2007 and in Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003. To enable console usage and CAL reports, use one of the following methods. Method 1 Enable the SMS_SystemConsoleUsage class that polls the Security… Read more

SMS 2003: ITMU v3 requires two passes, two reboots, to deploy April 2010 security patches

We’ve been getting some calls about this one so I thought it deserved a mention here.  If you’re having some ITMU related issues with the April 2010 security patch install then you’ll want to take a quick read of this one.  Note that this issue only affects SMS 2003.  Our currently supported products, ConfigMgr 2007… Read more