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Oracle License Management- Consider More than the Database Products

Flexera, August 28, 2014

By Chris Hughes If one constructed their image of Oracle solely based on articles and commentary around Oracle licensing…

Last Reminder to Vote for September’s Free SSRS Report

Enhansoft, August 28, 2014

You only have a few more days left to vote.

Application Readiness Maturity: Keeping up with Mobile Application Management, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and More

Flexera, August 28, 2014

To keep up with Mobile Application Management, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and other new technologies, IT must achie…

Selectively Disable Software Distributions and Application Deployments on Clients

Sherry Kissinger, August 27, 2014

Credit to Niall Brady of http://windows-noob.

Extracting the User Name From a Computer

Enhansoft, August 27, 2014

By Garth Jones

This question was asked in the Microsoft TechEd forum, “How do I get the user name from the PC name …

Collection Query findings

Roger Zander, August 27, 2014

Collection Queries can be created easily from the Configuration Manager Console without deep knowledge of WQL or SQL… …

SCCM 2012 R2 – Who dun it?! What have your admins been doing?

Raphael Perez, August 27, 2014

Players, A client of mine started slowly but surely getting more and more of his staff to start using SCCM 2012 R2.

Application Virtualization is Driving Application Strategy

Flexera, August 26, 2014

An educational software company “reduced cost of deploying customized applications across the enterprise, by allowing in…

OSD – Using ServiceUI.exe to open IE interactively with parameters

Daniel Ratliff, August 26, 2014

Generally, I do my best to not have to rely on content within the task sequence.

UI++ Updated to version

Jason Sandys, August 25, 2014

That’s right, version of UI++ is ready.

An Enterprise AppStore Should Deliver More Than Just Apps

Flexera, August 25, 2014

If your enterprise app store is only delivering apps, your missing out on huge opportunities to improve license complian…

Ever Have Someone Delete The SQL Server Identification Certificate?

Kevin Kaminski, August 22, 2014

Well I recently ran into what happens when the certificate is deleted and then the server is rebooted.

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  • Need assistance to configure Internet Explorer proxy settings with Group Policy (achinda)
    Hi All, Need assistance to configure Internet Explorer proxy settings with Group Policy . Windows 2003 Server Domain controller Clients windows 7 with IE 11 . Proxy setting are not getting applied . I Google and find out need to update the […]
  • Anyone using User Affinity? (keilamym)
    Just wanted to know if anyone is using User Affinity to deploy software and if you are, can you please share any headaches I should be on the lookout for. We use it in limited fashion and its working well. I would like to expand its use and wanted to mak […]
  • BranchCache versions (Darren)
    Hello all, As I understand it, Server 2008 + W7 = V1 BranchCache Server 2012 + W8 = V2 BranchCache. Paying specific attention to the following new features of V2…. Duplicate content is stored once and downloaded onc […]
  • Hopefully a simple custom report question (bluzier)
    I'm trying to tweak the built-in report named "All inventoried files for a specific product". I want to include Username and NetBios Name from the v_R_System view. I'm having a heck of a time figuring out the join for this. Any help wou […]
  • ConfigMgr 2012 R2 database replication link failed (kllim)
    Replication didn't able to finish initializing. I notice all Global data type completed initialization but Site, none of them are being replicated. RLA: (Reset 3 times in 10 days) Replication initialization is in progress for repl […]

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