ConfigMgr 2007: Client installation fails with "Unable to compile the file ccmclasses.mof"

Today’s tip comes from Vinay Pamnani, a Support Engineer in our System Center Configuration Manager 2007 group.  I didn’t see a whole lot documented on these error codes so if you’re seeing a 8004402F or a 80041010 then you might want to check where your temp variables are pointing: ======== Issue: Installing the client seems…

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Reporting installation fails after applying SMS 2003 SP2, SP3 or ConfigMgr 2007 SP1

Here’s a cool find created by Dennis Donahoe, a Senior Support Engineer from out Charlotte, NC office.  If you’re running into problems getting reporting installed then this may be your issue: ======== SYMPTOMS During the install of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 3 (SP3), or System Center…

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ConfigMgr 2007: OSD deployment errors out within a few seconds after WinPE loads and then automatically reboots

Here’s another great OSD related tip from Frank Rojas, a Senior Support Engineer in our Charlotte, NC office.  If you’re seeing strange reboots with your deployments then maybe what you really have is a network problem: ======== Issue: When performing a deployment via System Center Configuration Manager 2007 OSD on a client PC, the client…

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New and Updated Knowledge Base articles for 8-10 through 8-23

Back by popular demand are the weekly new Knowledge Base article lists and instead of just listing the new articles I’m listing any that have been updated as well.  Enjoy! ======== SMS 2003 with Service Pack 3 cannot deploy a package to client computers that are running Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 Sys Mgmt…

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OpsMgr 2007: Announcing the new Certificate Generation Wizard

The OpsMgr 2007 product team just announced their new Certificate Generation Wizard over on the MOMTeam blog.  If you need to obtain certificates for non-domain joined agents then this is the tool for you: ======== We have created a new UI tool to make obtaining mass certificates easy. Here at OpsMgr, we understand the pain…

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OpsMgr 2007: How to create a monitor to alert when a network share is created

Here’s a really neat tip sent by Jose Rodas, a real life OpsManager Support Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina.  If you’ve ever wanted to be altered whenever a new network file share is created or modified or deleted then he can show you how: ======== To create a rule that generates an alert when a…

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ConfigMgr 2007: Unable to boot from USB Flash Drive Task Sequence Media

Here’s another great tip from Frank Rojas, one of our top Support Engineers out in Charlotte, North Carolina.  If you planning on doing a  little work with bootable flash drive media you’ll want to read this first: ======== Issue: After creating a bootable Task Sequence Media on a USB Flash Drive, the USB Flash Drive…

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New Microsoft Licensing and Support for Virtualization

If you’re running any of our System Center products (including OpsMgr 2007 and ConfigMgr 2007) in a virtualized environment or if you’re planning on doing so in the future, you’ll want to be aware of this, and since this involves changes to our support policy I wanted to share it with all of you here. …

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