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Automation Essential to Maintaining Optimal Software License Position

Flexera, October 30, 2014

By Cyndi Tackett Another important factor to consider in selecting a Software License Optimization solution is the level…

MMS 2014 – SQL and SSRS Track Social Media Links

Enhansoft, October 30, 2014

By Garth Jones

Since a number of you have asked me for the Midwest Management Summit (MMS) social media links, I put …

Windows 10 Technical Preview: First Look

Windows Management Experts, October 30, 2014

Microsoft recently released the first technical preview for Windows 10.

On the Horizon for Configuration Manager, Intune, and OS Deployment

WindowsITPro, October 30, 2014

With recent, exciting announcements around device management, particularly how a subset of Intune is coming to Office 36…

PowerShell for Security Professionals

Jay Ferron, October 29, 2014

I found the neat project that is all PowerShell scripts the a Security Professional can use as part of their toolbox

PowerShell Scripts for Admins and Auditors

Jay Ferron, October 29, 2014

Here a a few PowerShell script that I use to look al logs and user accounts.

Rogue DHCP Server detection free tool

Jay Ferron, October 29, 2014

Having a DHCP Server on you network that not managed by a IT department is a security issue.

Last Reminder to Vote for November’s Free SSRS Report

Enhansoft, October 29, 2014

All month-long Computer Operating System Details has received the most votes in our poll, but you can change that if you…

System Center Update Rollup Party Day, 8 UR’s Released

WindowsITPro, October 29, 2014

Microsoft has released 8 Update Rollups this month and while they are all important, you might take special notice of th…

New UR’s for SC 2012 R2 & SP1, Updated Exchange 13 MP & more

Steve Buchanan, October 29, 2014

Wow another exciting day for Microsoft and specifically System Center! Microsoft is moving at a fast pace and doing some…

Led by Brad Anderson and Team, Microsoft’s Mobile-First Vision Takes Shape

WindowsITPro, October 28, 2014

Announced today, Microsoft is bringing full MDM capability to Office 365.

Software License Model Support Critical to Accurate Software License Counts

Flexera, October 28, 2014

By Cyndi Tackett Software license models support the underlying calculations performed by Software License Optimization …

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  • You can use functions like split or parse in SCCM 2007 Reporting? (nking00)
    I am building a custom report on SCCM 2007 and I want First Name and Last Name to be columns in there. The SQL statement is what generates the report so I need to insert the givenName and sn or whatever in the SQL statement to make columns with that info […]
  • management point and crl/cert chain over head (keepreading)
    I've been monitoring the mp registration log and am concerned. Since I've switched to use pki only every client's certificate is run through the cert chain process. I'm concerned about the overhead as more clients come into the fold. I've done the res […]
  • Collection issue with Direct membership (LNPtim)
    I had to make a collection with a direct membership rule for 57 computers. When I set it up yesterday, everything looked great. When I opened the collection I'd see 57 computers. Today it's listing 56 when I open the collection instead of 57. I can see t […]
  • Changing partitions during hardlinking (EdwardKK)
    We are looking at using USMT hardlinking for a migration from Xp to 7, but we are going to have to modify our partitions during the TS process. Imagine an XP environment with a single 200gb c drive. We hardlink capture the user data, but t […]
  • Looking for recommendations on an application packaging suite/tool (dchapman)
    Looking for some recommendations regarding some application repackaging tools, currently looking at InstallAware. Curious as to what the community is using to replace handy tools like Wise Script/SMS Installer. Already looked at Flexera, and w […]

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