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Event 17 – Certificate Corruption on Terminal Services/Remote Desktop License Servers

Note: This blog post was updated on 12/21/2010 to reference two new hotfixes. Recently, we have started to get more calls related to an issue with the Terminal Services and Remote Desktop Services license server that is caused by the expiration of a root certificate. This blog post will help customers easily check if this...

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Updates to the Discovery Documentation

[Today’s post comes from the Configuration Manager Writing Team]  We’ve been noticing a lot of questions and some confusion about discovery lately.  Discovery hasn’t changed much since the early days of SMS, and with priority going to the new features when Configuration Manager 2007 was released, the documentation about discovery was mainly brought over from existing...

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Microsoft RemoteFX: The problem we are solving …

My name is Tad Brockway.  I am the Product Unit Manager for the Remote Desktop Virtualization (RDV) Calista (now RemoteFX) engineering team. We’re located on the Microsoft Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View, California.  I have been passionate about desktop centralization for many years, going back even before I joined the Microsoft Remote Desktop Virtualization...

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Screencast: DCM – Introduction

 Our team member Jason Lewis has started a new screencast series on Desired Configuration Management (DCM) on his blog.  The first screencast in the series is titled “DCM – Introduction” and can be viewed at his blog here: http://blogs.technet.com/jasonlewis/archive/2010/03/26/screencast-dcm-introduction.aspx   Some of you may have enjoyed Jason’s previous screencast series on System Center Updates Publisher, eleven...

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Announcement: Updated Configuration Manager SuperFlows Are Available!

[Today’s post comes from Doug Eby] The SuperFlow for Configuring Software Updates and the Software Update Deployment SuperFlow have been updated and are now available for download at:  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=183297. These updates were minor design changes (no content changes) and based on customer feedback.  We do value your feedback and will continue to incorporate it when...

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Whitepaper Release: Deploying a Virtualized Session-Based Remote Desktop Services Solution

We are proud to announce the availability of the white paper “Deploying a Virtualized Session-Based Remote Desktop Services Solution.”  This document provides guidance on deploying Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) and other Remote Desktop Services role services in a virtualized environment with minimal hardware resources. The document also provides scalability information for a...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for March 2010

[Today’s post comes from the Configuration Manager Writing Team]  The Configuration Manager documentation library (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb680651.aspx) has been updated on the Web and the latest content on the Web has Updated: March 1, 2010 at the top of the topic. This month’s updates incorporate customer feedback and What’s New in the Configuration Manager Documentation Library for March...

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Configuration Manager Internet Search

[Today’s post is provided by Chris Rees] Interested in an easier way to search for Configuration Manager content? Take a look at the beta Configuration Manager cloud search site at http://cloudsearch.cloudapp.net/. It allows you to simultaneously search for Configuration Manager content across several data sources including: TechNet MSDN Script Gallery KB Articles Blogs Download Center...

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Chris Rees’ Bio

I’m a Content Publishing Manager for the System Center SDK information eXperience team. I’ve worked in the writing world for a number of years including several as a programming writer on SMS & Configuration Manager SDKs. These days I’m responsible for the System Center suite of SDKs and work with my team of writers to...

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