Dropping some FSP

(My post title is a nod to a Blues Traveler Song) As much as I know about the System Center Configuration Manager product there are always more things to learn, and sometimes older things as well.  Recently I was doing some work regarding ConfigMgr Fallback Status Points (FSP).  For those that don’t know, FSP were…

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Quick provider overview

Nothing new in this post per se but I wanted to get something up and I recently became aware that this is not a fully understood area of the product. When you install an Admin console it has basic information as coded by the developers, combines that with the name or your primary site server,…

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WSUS in Azure

Recently I assisted in brining a new person into my team, Matt Garton.  He comes from the world of phone queues here at Microsoft, which is where I had my roots and a lot of my foundational knowledge.  He impressed me with his product knowledge and we brought him on.  Once on-board I worked with…

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Me… in two places!

Hi all, Sorry this blog has been quiet lately.  I was asked to help get blogging restarted in my new team and that ended up being more time consuming than I had expected.  I think we have the kinks worked out.  I just put up the first post to restart my team’s blog (https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/system_center_in_action).  While…

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Locality is what?

I recently had a surprise in my SCCM environment that I wanted to share in hopes of helping others in similar situations.  We are on current branch of ConfigMgr (1610 at the moment) and during our monthly update deployment cycle we had many machines failing to install due to content issues.  Upon looking closer we…

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