System Center Endpoint Protection Client reporting issues after installing KB3025417 on Windows 8.1

Author: Brian Huneycutt, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Several customers have reported that the System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) client stops reporting any status to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites when…(read more)… Read more

Configuring IKEv2 VPN profiles for Windows devices using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

Author: James Lieurance, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager provide extensive support for managing Windows 8.1, and one commonly utilized feature is the ability to configure VPN profiles…(read more)… Read more

Deploying Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355) Using System Center Configuration Manager

Author: Michael Cureton Development Manager, Configuration Manager Sustaining Engineering Applies to: System Center Configuration Manger 2007, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update…(read more)… Read more

Understanding the Windows ADK for Windows 8.1 Update and Configuration Manager OSD

Author: Aaron Czechowski, Senior Program Manager This post applies to customers using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, or customers using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 that have installed the Windows Assessment and Deployment…(read more)… Read more

Support Announcements for November 2013

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1: System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 -supports site system roles for the following operating system SKUS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. …(read more)… Read more

How to enable Windows 8.1 deployment in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Cumulative Update 3 (CU3)

In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 CU3, operating system deployment of Windows 8.1 is supported by using the WinPE (Windows Pre-Execution Environment) and USMT (User State Migration Tool) from ADK (Automated Deployment Kit) 8.1. However,…(read more)… Read more

Support Questions about Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

This blog post addresses the Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 support questions you’ve been asking about for Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection. Question: Which versions of Configuration Manager will support Windows 8.1 and…(read more)… Read more

How to migrate user data from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Support for Windows XP reaches the end of extended support in April 2014. We hope that customers using Windows XP are already well underway with migration projects to a more current platform as waiting for the release of Windows 8.1 later this year will…(read more)… Read more

Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for June 2013

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: June 1, 2013 at the top of the topic. This month’s update sees the first installment of our prerelease documentation…(read more)… Read more