Where’s My Surface?

By Garth Jones I was testing the Exchange Connector in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12) so that I could inventory mobile devices. I used what I had on hand: 2 Surfaces (2 RT and RT), an iPad (v1) and a Windows 7 phone. After setting up a test Office365 account, I proceeded to attach one of my CM12 labs...

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System Center Service Manager Connector 3.0 for Exchange released

Originally released in 2011, the Service Manager connector for Exchange has been updated to version 3.0. This version fixes several bugs and improves the functionality. The Exchange connector helps automate routing of end-user requests sent through email. From the description: Exchange Connector connects Service Manager to Exchange for processing incoming emails related to work items. Once Exchange Connector has been...

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What is “EAS_DeviceID” in ConfigMgr 2012 ?

EAS (Exchange Active Sync) device ID is a unique identifier assigned and stored in Exchange when Active Sync is used for connection. System based collections should be created with the filter “EAS_DeviceID is not null” to remove mobile phones. In this blog entry we are going to walk through the implementation of Exchange Connector feature (SCCM 2012). Before SCCM (Configuration...

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