How To Remediate An Incorrectly Deployed OSD Task Sequence In System Center Configuration Manager 2007

The below article outlines the steps that should be taken if a Task Sequence is deployed to an incorrect set of computers. Since mistargeting a Task Sequence could result in total data loss on the computers that were mistargeted, time is of essense to remedy the problem. It is also important to know not only what steps…

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No Assigned Task Sequence when initiating deployments caused by duplicate SMBIOS GUIDs (System UUIDs) in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

This article is regarding an issue we originally blogged about over at The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog regarding issues with PXE booting caused by duplicate SMBIOS GUIDs.. At the time that we wrote the article we really didn’t have a good solution or workaround on the ConfigMgr/WDS side to fix the issue. Since the…

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Troubleshooting the PXE Service Point and WDS in Configuration Manager 2007

One of the issues we troubleshoot the most in CSS are ConfigMgr PXE Service Point installs. This article is based on 4 years of experience troubleshooting hundreds of PXE Service Point installs. The end result is what we have found causes the majority of issues on PXE Service Points and what works on most (if…

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How To Change Logging Options For SMSTS.log in System Center Configuration Manager

  Want to set the logging quickly without reading a bunch of details? Then follow the below three sections: Automate modifying the SMSTS.log settings before the Task Sequence executes in the original OS Only needed if Task Sequence will be started in full OS via Software Center/Run Advertised Programs or a Required/Mandatory deployment Only section…

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Welcome to the Configuration Manager OSD Support Team Blog

Hello everyone! First let me introduce myself. My name is Frank Rojas and I am a Support Escalation Engineer at Microsoft Commerical Service and Support (CSS). I primarily support SMS 2003, ConfigMgr 2007, and the upcoming ConfigMgr 2012. My specialization is in Operating System Deployment (OSD) and I am the Global Subject Matter Expert for OSD in Microsoft…

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