In case you missed it! The latest System Center release, version 1801, is here.

In February we announced that System Center, version 1801 was now available.  It’s the first release in our new Semi-Annual Channel and delivers new features and enhancements based on customer feedback. It builds on the capabilities of System Center 2016 and has support for the latest version of Windows Server, version 1709 as well as… Read more

System Center Service Manager (SCSM) Authoring Management Pack tips and best practices

When using the SCSM Authoring Management Pack, follow these tips and best practices for best results. These are not always presented in order, so please read through this post before setting up your MP. Disable the MPSSyncJob Schedule before importing custom Management Packs until you determine you like the results of your custom changes on… Read more

System Center 2016 now supports TLS1.2 security protocols

TLS 1.2 is the secure way of communication suggested by Microsoft with best-in class encryption. SSL and early TLS are not considered strong cryptography and cannot be used as a security control. Microsoft has added official support for TLS1.2 security protocols in System Center 2016. This protocol is now supported in the following products: System… Read more

KB: Configuration Manager 2007 client operations fail after you install a May 2017 security update for Windows Server 2008 R2

We have released a new KB article Configuration Manager 2007 client operations fail after you install a May 2017 security update for Windows Server 2008 R2 which contains a solution to the following issue: Client-related operations fail in an installation of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 that has the server locator point (SLP) role… Read more

Service Manager #LyncUp calls

We are currently heads down working towards the System Center 2016 launch. As such, on June 24th, we sent out a cancellation notice for the Service Manager #LyncUp calls, with the plan to resume it post System Center 2016 GA (General Availability). Meanwhile, it has been brought to our attention that on August 16th, a few… Read more

Update 3 is available for the System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager Self-Service Portal

We are pleased to announce third cumulative update for new HTML5 Self Service Portal and it can be downloaded from here.  As this is cumulative update, you can either install this update directly on RTM Release or even if you have update1  or update2 installed on RTM. Please note that this release is independent of… Read more

Our February Service Manager #LyncUp Call is Available for Download.

The February call covered, we had over 110 participants and a lively audience, as always. Chris Ross and Will Udovich as our special Partner guests and presented/demoed  Cireson’s new Portal as well as their other amazing addins from the Cireson Platform Service Manager UR9 re-release Technical Preview 5 Highlights Improved data processing Improved console performance… Read more

Announcing support of SQL 2012 SP3

Hi everyone. This is just a small post to make an announcement. As some of you were waiting to upgrade your SQL servers, the Service Manager 2012 R2 with Update Rollup 9 installed, now officially supports Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2012. We have done a fair amount of validation to make sure that… Read more

Service Manager UR9 re-release – status

[Current State – 18th Feb 2016, 11AM IST] New patch for Update Rollup 9 is now available for download. [State – 15th Feb 2016, 11AM IST] Beta testing is in progress. No issues have got reported so far, if this trend continues, then the re-release will happen by Wednesday (17th feb). [State – 12th Feb… Read more