SCUP Catalog Authoring Best Practices

3/4/2011 – The SCUP Catalog Authoring Best Practice document has been updated. Language information has been added to the "Defining Metadata" section. 11/15/2011 – The SCUP Catalog Authoring Best Practice document has been updated.  The “Revising an update vs. new update” section has been updated along with the addition of the “Creation Date” section. Over…

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New SCUP Catalog – Adobe Flash Player

I happy to share with everyone that the Adobe Flash Player team has just released a new SCUP catalog.  The catalog contains the newest update for the Adobe Flash Player 10.1.  We should have this catalog in our partner catalog soon, but in the interim you can find it here: http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/AdobeFlashPlayerCatalog_SCUP.cab Additional Information here: http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution/strategies/sms.html

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Announcing the Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 Configuration Pack

I am happy to announce that the Service Manager team has released the Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 Configuration Pack. This desired configuration management pack gives customers the ability to use the desired configuration management feature in Configuration Manager 2007 to evaluate their deployment against the best practice baselines defined by the Service Manager…

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring XML (XPath) Query Settings

Here is the last screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series. Today’s screencast covers “Authoring XML (XPath) Query Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-xml-xpath-query-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring WQL (WMI) Query Settings

Here is the latest screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s screencast covers “Authoring WQL (WMI) Query Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-wql-wmi-query-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM-Authoring SQL Query Settings

Here is the latest in my screencast series covering Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s screencast covers “Authoring SQL Query Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-sql-query-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring Script Settings

Here is the latest in my screencast series covering Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s screencast covers “Authoring Script Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-script-settings.aspx

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How to remove orphaned SCUP updates…

One of the most common questions I’ve been asked is, “How do I remove SCUP updates from Configuration Manager?”.  The answer is fairly easy, you expire the update in SCUP and the re-publish it into WSUS.  Then on the next scheduled ConfigMgr/WSUS synchronization the update will be marked as expired in the ConfigMgr UI.  Finally…

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring Registry Settings

Here is the next screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s topic covers “Authoring Registry Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-registry-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM – Authoring IIS Metabase Settings

Here is the next screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s topic is “Authoring IIS Metabase Settings”. To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-iis-metabase-settings.aspx

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