Client Health in Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2

[Today’s post is provided by Abraham Wang] It’s often the case that many customer-reported issues with a Configuration Manager feature are because the Configuration Manager client itself is not working, rather than a problem with the specific feature. However, it’s not always easy for administrators to know that this is the root cause and be…


Active Directory Forest Discovery and Publishing in Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2

[Randy Xu provides our first Config Manager 2012 beta 2 post] Background In many large organizations, network configuration and Active Directory Domain Services are managed separately from Configuration Manager. Changes to the network topology or AD  structure must be communicated between these teams to ensure Configuration Manager boundary settings are accurate.  Up to date boundary…


Announcement: System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 has been released!

[Today’s post is from Ken Pan] I am very pleased to inform you that Brad Anderson (Corporate Vice President, Management & Security Division) has just announced the public availability of System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 at the day 2 keynote for the Microsoft Management Summit 2011.  This is a huge milestone for the…