New solution: System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 SP1 device certificate renewal request fails after 12 months

After being enrolled for a year, a System Center Mobile Device Manager (SCMDM) managed device may fail to renew its client certificate.  As a result it will fail to connect to the SCMDM VPN successfully. Additionally, the issuing Certificate Authority Application Event Log contains a warning similar to the following: Event Type: Warning Event Source:…

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New KB: A manually requested System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 GCM certificate cannot be saved to the computer store

In some situations, an administrator of System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 (SCMDM) must manually request a Gateway Configuration Management (GCM) certificate from the Certificate Authority’s (CA) web enrollment page.  If the server hosting the web enrollment page has been updated with the hotfix described in Knowledge Base article KB922706, the option to "Store certificate…

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A hotfix rollup package is available for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008

Last week we released a new hotfix rollup package for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 as Knowledge Base article 976623. This article describes the Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 issues that are fixed in this System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 hotfix rollup package. This rollup package resolves the following issues. Issue…

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New MDM KB article: Code Word policy for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is not correctly applied when disabled

Just an FYI that we published a new Knowledge Base article for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 last week.  I mentioned this issue here last week but we now have an official KB documenting it as well: KB974680 – The Group Policy setting "Code Word" for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is not…

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New MDM KB article: Code Word Frequency policy for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is not correctly applied when disabled

Just an FYI that we published a new Knowledge Base article for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 last week.  I mentioned this issue here last week but we now have an official KB documenting it as well: KB974606 – The Group Policy setting "Code word frequency" for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is…

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Solution: The Group Policy setting “Block unsigned theme installation” for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is not correctly applied to Windows Mobile 6.1 mobile devices

Just a quick FYI on an issue we came across recently.  This should be a Knowledge Base article soon but I figured I’d post it here first to give all you faithful readers first notice.  If you’re trying to use the Group Policy setting “Block unsigned theme installation” for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008…

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New Knowledge Base articles for 12-14 through 12-20

For the week of 12-14 through 12-20 we had three new System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 KB articles.  Links and titles are below: ======== KB960829 – Error message when you try to upgrade to System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 Service Pack 1: "Failed to determine status of MDM databases on SQL instance" Sys…

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New Knowledge Base article for 11-30 through 12-6

For the week of 11-30 through 12-6 we had one new MDM Knowledge Base article.  The link and title is below: ======== http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=960920 Constraint violation 0x8007202F running AdConfig /enableGPSecurity System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 ======== Enjoy! J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

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New and updated Knowledge Base articles for 11-16 through 11-22

For the week of 11-16 through 11-22 we had one updated KB article for System Center Mobile Device Manager.  The link and title is below: ======== Sys Ctr Mobile Dvc Mgr 2008 EN 951840 – Attempts to validate Windows Mobile device certificates and to authenticate System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 fail Published – Updated…

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