Update for ConfigMgr 2007: Current issues with Wake On LAN (WOL)

A few months ago Brian Huneycut wrote a post titled ConfigMgr 2007: Current issues with Wake On LAN (WOL) and we now have a hotfix to address the issue.  We released the  hotfix under KB953148 but the fix is actually in SP1 so if you’re current you should be good to go. J.C. Hornbeck |…


Want to install OpsMgr 2007 SP1 or Essentials 2007 SP1 on a Windows Server 2008 computer? Now you can.

We just released our support hotfix for Windows Server 2008 as KB954049 that adds support for installing System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 or Essentials 2007 Service Pack 1 on a Windows Server 2008-based computer. This is essentially a small hotfix roll-up affecting the HealthService (agent and server roles) and the Web Console…


OpsMgr 2007: Viewing and changing the Action Account

During the course of your OpsMgr 2007 admin duties you may find it necessary to view or change the action account that OpsMgr uses to run processes and scripts and much much more.  So what is the action account?  Several MOM processes run under this account, including the processes that host MOM response scripts and…


ConfigMgr 2007: Offer status no longer processed and .SVF files begin to backlog

You may notice that suddenly a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site has stopped displaying new and updating existing offers in the advertisement status in the ConfigMgr admin console, along with a status message for the SMS_OFFER_STATUS_SUMMARIZER – MessageID 4515 “Unable to initialize the summarizer. The returned error code is -2”.  Another typical symptom is that…


System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library (November 2007)

A few minutes ago, the ConfigMgr team published it’s first ever hotfix update to the boxed ConfigMgr chm. You can go to http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=81997356-7f18-48b2-a53a-d6f995a47f35&DisplayLang=en to download the x86 or x64 ENU version but here’s the overview: Overview The Configuration Manager Documentation Library has been updated. The Documentation Library is the primary documentation for Configuration Manager 2007….


New SMS, MOM and System Center KB Articles for 10-21 Through 10-27

Here are the latest: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=942536 You cannot move created objects into a folder or out of a folder if the folder was created on a secondary site of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 10/24/2007 Sys Center Config Manager 2007 AL SMS Server EN-US http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=942700 The task sequence does not run on the protected branch distribution…


Resolved – Netmeeting Remote Desktop Sharing does not work after upgrading SMS clients to SMS 2003 SP3

A while back I mentioned an issue where an upgrade of an SMS 2003 client to Service Pack 3 will cause NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing to fail.  Well, there’s a fix available for this issue available per Knowledge Base article 941820. You can download this fix without having to contact product support by requesting it…


SCE2007 Install Fails With "The specified domain does not exist or cannot be contacted"

We’re getting a couple calls on this issue so I thought I send it out and let you know you can receive the hotfix without having to call support.  If you’re experiencing the issue below then you can use our new hotfix web submission form to get it.  Just go to https://support.microsoft.com/contactus2/emailcontact.aspx?scid=sw;en;1410&WS=hotfix and request hotfix 937831. …