Kelverion joins System Center Solution Store

The initiative launched earlier in the year by a group of Microsoft® partners from around the world to collaborate on the marketing and sales of third-party product enhancements for Microsoft System Center is further expanding to include a new participant and products, and to provide broadened solution coverage. Kelverion will become a participant in SystemCenterSolutionStore.com, making its extensive library of...

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Speaking @ MMS as one of the 3 International System Center Chefs

I am excited to be co-presenting a Service Manager session at MMS 2014 on November 10th. The session is titled: 900 Degrees of Service Manager with 3 International System Center Chefs. I am lucky to be co-presenting with: Here is what you can expect from the session: “In this demo-packed session, you explore the depths […]

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Hot off the press: Service Manager 2012 Unleashed book

The System Center 2012 Service Manager Unleashed book is finally done! I received some copies of it on Friday. It is set to publish on Monday October 6th 2014. Here is the link for it and a picture below. http://www.amazon.com/System-Center-Service-Manager-Unleashed/dp/067233707X There was a great team of people behind this book consisting of well-known folks in the […]

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CTSMUG Meeting – October 3rd, 2014 at National Instruments

Register for our meeting this Friday, October 3rd! Here’s a brief agenda: 10:00 Integrating Systems Center Orchestrator and System Center Service Manager – Gabriel Taylor 11:00 SQL Server Reporting Services 202 – Mike Lucero 12:00 Lunch – Sponsored by 1E 1:00  Community Chat – opportunity for attendees to present something cool 1:30 1E.com Run Windows For Less – Shaun […]

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Error installing Service Manager with SQL Alwayson

Recently I was deploying a new Service Manager and I was placing the Service Manager database on a SQL 2012 AlwaysON Availability Group. I was specifying the Database server as Availability Group listener DNS name. This is supported with Service Manager. Here are two links the first shows it is supported and the second has […]

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Featured on IT PRO Experts

Lee Berg a Systems Management Specialist, active member in the System Center community and now coworker of mine at Concurrency.com has a great YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com//LeeAlanBerg with Microsoft technology videos for the IT Pro community. It features Weekly Service Manager and Private Cloud round up’s, Demos, Reviews, and Interviews. Lee has been doing these IT […]

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Implementing RBAC in System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager

This blogpost will detail my experiences and insights gained from implementing Role Based Access Control (RBAC) in a System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager environment. Overview: After installing Service Manager a couple of so called User Roles are created: Report User End User Read-Only Operator Activity Implementer Change Initiator Incident Resolver Problem Analyst Change Manager […]

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Server Manager SP1 Update Rollup 4 Error

I recently ran across some problems when trying to update System Center Service Manager SP1 with Update Rollup 4 (UR4) (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40836). Here is the error: “Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Service M has stopped working“.   There is a Temp folder on management servers with SCSM setup logs like in the screenshot. The […]

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Launch a Runbook from a Service Manager Console Task

I recently ran across the question of “How Can I Launch a Runbook from a Console Task?” in this forum thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/5cd957fa-5114-41fe-a727-3294df74a7b0/how-can-i-launch-a-runbook-from-a-console-task?forum=customization . I started thinking about how this could be useful in certain scenarios and how this would work. I decided to figure this out and blog about it so here it is. First […]

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