Wally Mead Joins IdeaXchange as an Expert Contributor

Everybody loves Wally. One of the kindest, smartest community individuals, and a true friend to myITforum over the years.  As you know, Wally recently left Microsoft after many, many years to join Cireson where he teaches and consults on Configuration Manager. Wally has now also joined the IdeaXchange program as a contributing expert. Connect and Follow Wally here: http://windowsitpro.com/author/wally-mead (requires...

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Problems Running the New-CMSiteSystemServer PowerShell Cmdlet? There’s a Fix for That

Those looking forward to using some of the PowerShell cmdlets for System Center Configuration Manager might find at least of them to be troublesome. In some situations, the New-CMSiteSystemServer cmdlet will force-close PowerShell when run. So, basically, you execute the cmdlet and PowerShell just shuts down completely. Microsoft has released a hotfix for the problem, but suggests you only apply...

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Hotfix Released to Fix an Introduced Bug in the SCCM Connector for Service Manager

When Update Rollup 6 released for System Center 2012 SP1, one of the included fixes was to ensure that the Service Manager could accurately determine software versions when its database was connected to the Configuration Manager database. The problem, though, was that in some cases Configuration Manager wouldn’t report the versioning information in a way Service Manager understood it.

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