Configuration Manager 2012 Content Monitoring and Validation

Microsoft’s John Vintzel is at it again with another great post on the System Center Configuration Manager 2012 beta.  This one covers monitoring the compliance of content and a new feature to validate content in the Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure. After reading his blog you’ll be able to see some new enhancements to Configuration Manager…


New System Center Configuration Manager 2012 video demos

Looks like our very own Jeff Wettlaufer just posted a veritable salad of videos covering a few different topics relating to Configuration Manager 2012.  I have them listed below but you can view them directly from the source here. 1.  System Center Configuration Manager 2012: Embracing Users and the Consumerization of IT – In this…


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

From the System Center Configuration Manager Team Blog: 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 information results in efficient…


A closer look at Configuration Manager 2012 Distribution Points, PXE Services and Boot Image management

Microsoft’s very own John Vintzel recently posted a couple of fantastic articles discussing Configuration Manager 2012 Distribution Points, PXE Services and Boot Image management so if you missed these you’ll definitely want to stop by and give them a read. The first is titled Configuration Manager 2012 Distribution Points and PXE Services: In Configuration Manager…


Now Available: System Center Configuration Manager Physical to Virtual Migration Toolkit CTP

The Configuration Manager team is pleased to release a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Physical to Virtual Migration Toolkit. This tool is designed to assist organizations in their migrations from Configuration Manager 2007, to Configuration Manager 2012. For all the details and a download link see Nexus SC J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge…


System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 now available

Did you hear the news?  ConfigMgr 2012 will support Windows Phone 7, Symbian, iOS (iPhones and iPads) and Android-based devices, and the new Beta 2 is available for download starting today.  From the download site: Consumerization is a growing challenge for IT organizations. System Center Configuration Manager 2012 helps IT empower people to use the…

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Configuration Manager v.Next Beta 2 TAP nominations are now open

Looking to get a head start on System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (aka Configuration Manager vNext)?  If so then you’ll be happy to know that nominations for the ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2 Technology  Adoption Program (TAP) are now open.  Even if your organization applied for the Beta 1 TAP and didn’t get accepted you should…