SCSM 2012: Failed to execute Submit Operation, event id 26319

At a customer of mine a issue with Incident Requests in System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager was reported. Some users reported that they received the error:”Failed to execute Submit operation. Fix the reported error before… – The user <domain>\<accountname>  does not have sufficient permission to perform the operation. Full error in the console was: […]

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SCCM 2012 R2 – Driver Packages (Specific driver packages to specific devices)

Players, When it comes to driver packages and deploying Windows to multiple hardware variants using the same task sequence, every man and his dog has a way of doing it. Some of us like to be precise and other don’t mind how this is configured as long as all the drivers are on the DP and they get onto machines one way or another … So, lets pretend that we want to be a little more specific with drivers and we don’t like “Auto Deploy” as we have taken the time to create individual driver packages for each hardware variant. Here is some guidance on how to deploy specific driver packages to specific devices via the task sequence. 1. We need to know what the model name is for the specific machine/s first. So open command prompt (or PowerShell if you want to look cool) and type WMIC Computersystem GET Model you should get…

Read the complete blog: http://thedesktopteam.com/blog/heinrich/sccm-2012-r2-driver-packages-specific-driver-packages-to-specific-devices/

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Microsoft moving to per User licensing

By Vincent Brasseur Starting December 1st 2014 the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Suite (ECS) will be available as part of the Enterprise Enrollment and licensed per user. This is a major shift in Microsoft licensing policies. User based licenses already exist in a number of Microsoft offerings, such as Client Access Licenses (CALs) and Office 365 subscriptions; however, some of the Microsoft key products, such as Enterprise Enrollment have traditionally been licensed per device. This change is likely driven by these 3 things: Success of the Office 365 user based solution The current trend for users to have multiple devices, fueled…

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Last Chance to Vote for December’s Free SSRS Report

At the moment Collection Metric Dashboard is ahead with 78% of the vote, but if you would like to see List of PCs by Office Edition Type (Office 2003) become December’s free report, then make sure to vote today, and ask your friends and family to vote too! VOTE HERE!  The following is a short summary about each of the...

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2014 Installation Survey Says! Result #1: Most Common Challenges Faced When Building Installations

Our first article on Flexera Software’s 2014 installation survey explores the most common challenges faced when building installations. Conducted in conjunction with TechValidate, a third-party research service, the surveys were sent to users of InstallShield and InstallAnywhere. Check out these results when we asked InstallShield users, “What installation challenges did your company face prior to selecting Flexera Software’s InstallShield?” Are you surprised with the results? Do you agree or disagree? What would you add? Look for more 2014 Installation Survey results in future InstallTalk blog posts. InstallShield® is the world’s leading Windows installation development solution. InstallShield is designed to enable…

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AdminStudio Application Manager: Consistently Reliable Physical, Virtual, and Mobile Application Deployment

Reduce cost and complexity by managing Windows Installer packages (MSI package), web applications, virtual application packages and mobile apps following a standard Application Readiness process. In this featured video, learn how AdminStudio Application Manager can help maintain and deploy consistent and reliable applications to employees on what ever device they choose.

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Best Practices for Governance and Software License Compliance using an Enterprise App Store

If implemented following best practices, enterprise app stores can reduce software license compliance risks and fees, while increasing the ROI of the entire application portfolio. Reducing software spending and maintaining proper governance and compliance of software licenses is an imperative for organizations of any size. Easier access to business apps through an enterprise app store delivers clear benefits for employees. That alone is a compelling reason for embracing this technology. However, the self-service model also offers major benefits for the enterprise. Defining and implementing a strategy for an enterprise app store following a few best practices will make a huge…

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