Announcement: Update your System Center Online Authentication Certificate for Asset Intelligence (June 2015)

When the Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence synchronization point first connects to System Center Online, it presents the System Center online authentication certificate to enroll in the service. This is a public certificate that is used by all…(read more)… Read more

Known Issue: Secondary Site installation failure with Cumulative Update 2

We have confirmed an issue with Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 that affects new secondary site installations. This issue does not affect upgrades of existing secondary sites, or any other aspects…(read more)… Read more

Hotfix Available for Invalid Software Updates

If you are a Configuration Manager 2007 customer, we recognize you might have concerns about the impact of recent changes to Microsoft Update. These changes were introduced by either the application of the WSUS update KB 2734608 , or by back-end Microsoft…(read more) J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division Get the… Read more

Computers upgraded to Windows 7 using OSD might generate a new SMS GUID

[Today’s post is provided by Chaohao Xu.] If Windows hotfix KB974571 is installed on a Windows 7 reference image, then it is highly likely that you would see the following log entries in smsts.log when deploying this image to an existing client. Notice that because the client certificates were not found, the end result is… Read more