It is not often I blog about 1E, I think it has only happened once before actually. Even before I got an offer from them they told me they didn't want me to blog about them or their products because they didn't want my blog to turn into PR for 1E. And over the last year I have not talked about the products at all. But as you may have noticed the number of posts I put up have also dropped dramatically...

In case you missed the news about SP1 being released here is the download location for it. But as several people I know have experienced trouble with authoring reports and MP's for the 07 version Microsoft has now released an authoring guide to help in their efforts. You can download it here . Regards, Anthony Anthony Clendenen | Solutions Engineer | 1E http://configmgr.com © Anthony Clendenen

Most IT related folks have an old laptop laying around that is too slow for what they need to do or they get a brand new one every six months. I know I have one that the hard drive has bad sectors on and don't want to spend the $40-60 to get a replacement drive since I have over half a dozen computers in my house and only four people. I have used it for testing in the past, setting up Server 2003...

For SQL 2000, OpsMgr, and SharePoint. http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/archive/2008/02/21/configmgr-2007-new-configuration-packs-available.aspx Microsoft SQL Server 2000 MSIT Intermediate Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007 : Direct download The Microsoft SQL Server 2000 MSIT Intermediate Configuration Pack is designed to be used for managing the configuration of SQL 2000 servers. This...

SkyDrive is part of Live and is a free service that allows you to put files online and share them with others or keep them private but have access to them from anywhere you have a Internet connection. Regards, Anthony Anthony Clendenen | Solutions Engineer | 1E http://configmgr.com © Anthony Clendenen

This is rather interesting. Apparently Microsoft is going to release Google Earth backwards on Feb 27th. Meaning that instead of zooming and panning in on Earth you will be able to do the same with cosmos! This should be quite interesting. It is reported that they will use 10 Earth bound telescopes as well as the beleaguered Hubble telescope to produce an explorable cosmos for your desktop. It will...

Download details here, direct download here , prereq download here . SCOM & SCCM Connector In Microsoft Visio 2007® diagrams, appropriate data can be attached to the shapes depending on the nature and domain for which the diagram is created for. The VisAd framework helps to retrieve data from multiple data sources to diagrammatically represent in Visio diagrams. The framework implements a ‘Provider...

What's coming SP1 and R2...find out Wednesday Feb. 27th by attending Jeff's webcast. Register here . TechNet Webcast: Configuration Manager SP1 and R2 Overview (Level 300) Event ID: 1032369053 Register Online Language(s): English. Product(s): System Center. Audience(s): IT Professionals. Duration: 90 Minutes Start Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event...

Posted today over the SoftGrid Team Blog, you can now get the latest updates for SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 and 4.2 HFRU2 on TechNet. There are some pretty significant additions and changes in these updates. I am pleased to announce public availability of SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 and 4.2 HFRU2. This cumulative update for SoftGrid v4.1 SP1 and v4.2 provides the latest updates to SoftGrid. In addition to stability improvements...

Overview With the ConfigMgr 2007 Advanced Client pre-requisites macro component for Windows XP Embedded, you can use ConfigMgr 2007 to manage hardware devices that are running the Windows XP Embedded operating system. These devices include, but are not restricted to, point of sale (POS) terminals, automated teller machines (ATMs) and Windows-based thin clients. Purpose Windows XP Embedded is the operating...

Hopefully you have heard by now that Vista SP1 and Server 2008 went RTM on Monday . But can you use these with OSD or MD? Well of course you can with the new version of WAIK. Also it is being reported that Vista SP1 goes live on Feb 18th or 19th and Windows XP SP3 goes live on March 23rd or 24th. Download details here direct download here (1.1 GB). Overview The Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows...

If you haven't seen it already you can get a list of the MMS 2008 sessions details here , or browse/search from here . No days yet but at least you know what is planned. Regards, Anthony Anthony Clendenen | Solutions Engineer | 1E http://configmgr.com © Anthony Clendenen Technorati Tags: MMS 2008

J.C. over on the SoftGrid Team blog posed a list of SoftGrid virtual labs. If you are new to the technology, need a refresher or just want to pick up on some stuff you might not already know this list covers quite a few different areas of the entire SoftGrid process from sequencing to troubleshooting. I would also recommend subscribing to their RSS feed if you don't currently. Are you new to Microsoft...

Below is the differences in the upcoming Windows Server 2008 Editions, started off with a summary and then followed by features comparison, next by technical specifications in each, and then download links for each edition of RC1. Windows Server 2008 Edition Summaries Windows Server 2008 is the most robust Windows Server operating system to date. With built-in, enhanced Web and virtualization capabilities...

Microsoft has released a Best Practices guide for Application Virtualization or SoftGrid v.4.2 app sequencing that was compiled from the MCS group. Here are some of the highlights in the first two sections followed be the TOC's. There is far too much information to be effectively summarized here. Great work! Get your pdf copy here and your xps copy here . Highlights of the Sequencer setup recommendations... More Posts Next page »