Auditing Software Inventory Rules in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

I recently conducted an audit of all software inventory rules set within the various environments my team manages. I wanted to perform this audit for several reasons; one of which was to ensure there were no “*.exe” rules still lingering in any environment. In this blog I’ll show how much easier this is in System…


Custom SQL Replication reports for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Have you been looking for a way to visually see the status of SQL replication within your System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) environment? If you have, keep reading; this blog introduces three custom reports I use for watching replication in a ConfigMgr client environment here at Microsoft. Replication Initialization Report When a site is…


Meet with the Team Posting on System Center in Action at MMS 2012

Are you headed to the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2012 this year? This event (already sold out!) is one of our favorite conferences, not to mention that the event is in sunny Las Vegas. MMS provides a great opportunity to meet with other IT Professionals and to talk shop about managing & monitoring enterprise environments….


Self Service Free Space Disk Monitoring with System Center 2012

The organization where I work provides a management & monitoring service for a number of different online properties managed within Microsoft. We leverage a shared System Center 2012 Operations Manager component platform infrastructure which reduces our operational costs – just one global platform to update, manage, and support. One of the challenges though of running…

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