SQL Server 2005 SP3 is now supported for SMS 2003 and ConfigMgr 2007

Just an FYI that I posted a note about SQL Server 2005 SP3 on our new ConfigurationMgr blog: http://blogs.technet.com/configurationmgr/archive/2009/01/06/sql-server-2005-sp3-is-now-supported-for-sms-2003-and-configmgr-2007.aspx Enjoy! J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

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ConfigMgr 2007: How to inventory mapped drives

I was asked a few days ago if ConfigMgr or SMS could inventory mapped drives, and while the answer is yes we don’t do it by default. In effect we report the logical disk but not mapped drives. In order to inventory mapped drives we first need to extend the sms_def.mof.  Mapped drives are in…

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New Knowledge Base articles for 12-7 through 12-13

For the week of 12-7 through 12-13 we had three new Knowledge Base articles: Two on OpsMgr 2007 and one on ConfigMgr 2007.  Links and titles are below: ======== http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=957135 You cannot change the alert resolution state of any alert in the Active Alerts view in System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 Sys…

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ConfigMgr 2007: The Transfer Site Settings Wizard fails to transfer client installation methods

Here’s one that’s probably going to be relatively uncommon but I came across it the other day and thought it would be worth a mention here: ======== Issue: The Transfer Site Settings Wizard in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 fails to transfer client installation methods from one secondary site to another secondary site.  The…

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ConfigMgr 2007: New Product Feature Quizzes for your enjoyment

Looks like the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 User Assistance (UA) team has created a set of quizzes to help you assess your understanding of the dependencies and requirements for key features of Configuration Manager 2007.  Once you complete these quizzes you’ll no longer have to suffer the embarrassment of having nothing to contribute when…

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ConfigMgr 2007: Task Sequence may fail to run with error code 0x80072ee7

Here’s another neat tip from Clifton Hughes in our Irving, Texas site.  If you’re PXE booting machines and they’re throwing 0x80072ee7 errors along with getting APIPA addresses then you might try turning on portfast if you’re using a Cisco Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) enabled switch to see if that helps: ======== Issue: When attempting to…

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New and updated Knowledge Base articles for 11-23 through 11-29

For the week of 11-23 through 11-29 we had five updated and two new Knowledge Base articles on everything from SMS 2.0 to Configuration Manager 2007.  Links and titles are below: ======== Sys Mgmt Svr 2.0 SP2 EN 273476 – SMS: Buffer Overrun Problem in Several Network Monitor Parsers Published – Updated Sys Mgmt Svr…

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ConfigMgr 2007: WUAHandler.log – Failed to Add Update Source for WUAgent – Error = 0x80040692

Here’s a great tip on an issue you may run into if your using WSUS and ConfigMgr 2007 for updates and defining settings via a Group Policy.  This one comes from Anjana Kaku Tyagi, a Support Engineer in our Manageability group: ======== Issue: While trying to configure Software Update Point in SCCM we get following…

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New and updated Knowledge Base articles for 11-16 through 11-22

Sorry for the delay in posting the new KB’s but I took a couple days for Thanksgiving and I’m just now getting caught back up.  For the week of 11-16 through 11-22 we had twelve updated and four new Knowledge Base articles on everything from SMS 2.0 to Mobile Device Manager 2008.  Links and titles…

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