ConfigMgr 2007: "Failed to correctly receive a WEBDAV HTTP request"

With System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 out I thought it might be a good idea to send a reminder about how to configure Windows Server 2008 for Site System roles.  Failure to properly configure your Windows Server 2008 Site System can result in clients failing to install: Issue: ConfigMgr clients may fail…

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ConfigMgr 2007: Clients fail to connect to a Management Point after moving from Mixed to Native mode

Here’s another issue hot off the presses.  If you start seeing client problems after moving from Mixed to Native mode this may be when you’re running into: ======== Problem: After migrating a site from mixed mode to native mode, clients may not trust the management point (MP) causing policy download failure (either policy fails to download…

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Asset Intelligence Reporting Class Edits enabled through the Admin Console UI in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 fail to be compiled in the SMS_DEF.MOF

Here’s an issue we just came across that you’ll probably want to be aware of.  An update is being investigated but there’s an easy workaround towards the bottom: ======== Symptoms: In the Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 admin console, when using the Asset Intelligence Homepage user interface to Edit Asset Intelligence Reporting Class Settings the changes…

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New Knowledge Base articles for 5-11 through 5-17

We had a couple new Knowledge Base articles for the week, including one for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and another for SMS 2003.  Links and titles are below: ======== http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=948303 Active Directory System Discovery does not resolve the IP address of a computer that is discovered by System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Sys Center…

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Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 Now Available

It’s here!  SP1 is now available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/cc562979.aspx.  An overview and some details are below: ======== Overview System Center Configuration Manager 2007 is the next version of Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003. Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 contributes to a more effective IT department by enabling secure and scalable operating system and application deployment and desired…

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Next Tuesday – TechNet Webcast: System Center and the Desktop (Level 300)

We have a cool new live webcast coming up next Tuesday on the topic of using Configuration Manager to manage your desktop infrastructure.  Should be a good time so mark your calendars now: ======== Language(s): English. Product(s): Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007. Audience(s): IT Professionals. Duration: 90 Minutes Start Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2008…

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Momentum Webcast: Plan Your Windows Server 2008 Migration in Less Time with Fewer Resources (Level 200)

A few months back I posted about our new Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator and this month we’re hosting a live webcast on how to leverage it in your Windows Server 2008 migration.  This is one of those tools that really applies to many difference aspects of your infrastructure so while it’s not specific…

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OpsMgr 2007: How to enable AD integration for an untrusted domain

I get asked about how to enable AD integration for an untrusted domain in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 from time to time and since I didn’t see it documented anywhere I thought I’d post a step-by-step here. 1. If you’re still on the RTM version of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, install…

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OpsMgr 2007: My Log File Viewer Utility

Below is a small utility I wrote that I think you may find helpful.  This is a small utility that can be used to view Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Server/Agent Event Logs on a remote computer.  For example, this could be a computer at a remote location or one that does not have the…

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