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Second year as MVP for Enterprise Client Management

David O’Brien, October 1, 2014

Today I got the probably most important email in October 2014.

Windows 10 First Look

Phil Schwan, October 1, 2014

With the Windows 10 Technical Preview now available, let’s take a first look at installing the new OS from the perspecti…

October’s Free SSRS Report is Count of Office SKUs (Office 2010)

Enhansoft, October 1, 2014

Thank you to everyone who voted in September’s poll! With 92% of the vote Count of Office SKUs (Office 2010) becomes O…

2014 MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award

Steve Thompson, October 1, 2014

It is an honor to receive the 2014 MVP award.

Windows 10 Timeline

Phil Schwan, October 1, 2014

With the formal announcement yesterday of the next version of the Windows operating system, Windows 10, the first questi…

Technical Previews of Next Windows Server and System Center Release Today, Too

WindowsITPro, October 1, 2014

In addition to the Technical Preview today for Windows 10, Microsoft will also be releasing new versions of Windows Serv…

System Center Support for Windows 10

WindowsITPro, September 30, 2014

Shortly after the Windows 10 information showcase ended, the System Center Configuration Manager team released important…

ConfigMgr 2012 R2 OSD: Create Your Own TS Templates

Mike Terrill, September 30, 2014

If you spend a lot of time creating ConfigMgr 2012 R2 OSD Task Sequences, you probably have a method for inserting the s…

Call Azure Cmdlets from System Center Orchestrator

WindowsITPro, September 30, 2014

I’m trying to run Azure PowerShell cmdlets from System Center Orchestrator, but they aren’t working; why not?

POSH for quickly applying Bandwidth Limitation on SUP Servers

Jeff Carreon, September 30, 2014

For large organizations, having your CM servers including SUPs at a central location with high …

Last Day to Request September’s Free SSRS Report Computer Software Update Status

Enhansoft, September 30, 2014

Get your copy of Computer Software Update Status today by emailing Info AT Enhansoft.

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

Flexera, September 30, 2014

If implemented following best practices, enterprise app stores can reduce software license compliance risks and fees, wh…

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  • ConfigMgr Database growing (kds7north)
    The ConfigMgr database has grown to 30gb. I have to shrink it on a daily basis and it continues to grow. The Services_HIST table seems to grow by 2gb every couple of days. Is there maintenance for this table that can be run to reduce th […]
  • Boundary Migration Best Practice From 2007 to 2012 (keepreading)
    I know this is a huge question and could be done in many different ways. I found link below to be very informative. Before reading it, for anyone new or somewhat new to sccm i highly recommend just quickly reviewing what boundaries are and what they do. […]
  • Hardware encryption (fracine)
    Hi, I just learn the Laptop encryption is made directly with a chip on the harddrive. I would like to know more about that and how it would impact ZTI. Also noone know which laptop is encrypt and which one is not… Is it possible to get that […]
  • SCCM and McAfee do not work together properly (iglatz)
    Hi folks, a customer of mine using SCCM 2012 R2 CU2 on Server 2012 R2 has an issue with their security department. McAfee (version 8.6) blocks certain actions of msiexec.exe. I was told that SCCM rebuilds an installation package used by msiexec.exe whi […]
  • 2012 R2 Site Replication Failure (sysgen)
    Hey everyone I am having an issue with my ConfMgr 2012 R2 environment with site replication I have no idea where to begin as both servers can reach other and communicate fine. I ran the replication analyzer and I have attached a snapshot of the log […]

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