How to create an RBA capable report for ConfigMgr R2

Hello all, ConfigNinja here trying to show you a few tips and tricks to convert your current custom reports using the new RBA(Role Based Administration) for reports. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn236351.aspx#BKMK_WhatsNew_Monitoring_and_Reporting This new feature on R2 brings  lots of benefits, especially for those users that don’t need to have access to all the data within ConfigMgr and limit…

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System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Released, It’s time to upgrade

With this new release, it means a lot of things but one of the meanings is that we can take advantage of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1. But how about if you already have System Center 2012 Configuration Manager in a Windows Server 2008 R2, what you will you do. I decided to…

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Top 3 ConfigMgr 2012 Client Installation Methods

  Hello, ConfigNinja here writing from Germany. Many customers have asked me about what is the best method to achieve a higher number of client installs. And this got me thinking on what are those techniques that I would use more to achieve this goal. First we have to understand all the installation methods available…

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SQL Server Version for ConfigMgr 2012

I’m always looking for the SQL Version and need a place to store this links for easy access, maybe you are on the same situation and need the find out about the support SQL Version. The following table lists the SQL Server versions that are supported by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and the links…

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Top 10 Recent ConfigMgr KB’s – August Update

Hello all, ConfigNinja here If you follow me on tweeter or my blog I normally share some of the latest news about ConfigMgr KBs, Hotfixes and of course more ConfigMgr stuff.   Top 10 Recent ConfigMgr KB’s: 1. An incorrect locale setting is configured when you deploy a Windows 7 image by using ConfigMgr 2007,…

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Creating a Compliance Item, Baseline and Example

I’ve been working on a few request related to Compliance Settings with some of my clients and one of those was to create a Default IE Browser Compliance Baseline. Since this may be needed by some of you, I decided to provide an example on my blog. If you are trying to create a compliance…

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Installing Sysctr 2012 ConfigMgr SP1 CU2, My Notes

The Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 has been released, I decided to document some of my notes, steps and comments for future reference. Download the CU2 from KB 2854009 Before you begin installing you need to make sure you’re sites are in Service Pack 1. I will be…

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I lost my primary site in my hierarchy, what I do now?

I few weeks ago this happened to one of you, I know the frustration that this may have caused when you initially saw it. Either the server files where corrupted or the vhd was lost on a power lost, what happened now you are on a panic state. You need to recover one of your…

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Wanna work with me Wednesday

Do you want to work for Microsoft? Are you ready for the challenge, well we have some interesting interviews on the Wanna Work with me Wednesday blog. I had the pleasure to be selected for todays post of “Wanna work with me”, hope you guys like it. http://bit.ly/143DNlr   Santos Martinez – Premier Field Engineer…

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UD-B324 SQL Server 2012 for System Center Administrators Available Online

Hello all, ConfigNinja here. It was a pleasure for me to deliver this session at MMS 2013, its never easy to be the first session of the event. A lot of icebreakers and hard rehearsal on the same day, but was happy to be there and see many friend, customers and peers. If you did…

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