Site Discovery behavior with Internet based ConfigMgr clients

When using devices that you want to manage via an Internet Based Management Point you need to keep in mind some things that will change in the way the Configuration Manager client interacts with your Configuration Manager 2012 site. With this blog I would explain what to expect when using internet based Configuration Manager 2012 clients. Read the complete blog...

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Setup Commander 1.0 (RTM) has been released

Yesterday Roel van Bueren released the 1.0 (RTM) version of Setup Commander during his session about “Simplifying Windows Application Deployment with Setup Commander“ at our Windows Management User Group NL meeting. As from now the Setup Commander comes as two editions. One free, standard version and professional version for which you need to get a subscription. Read the complete blog here:...

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My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 10

It has been a while since I wrote about my top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 Service Pack 1. Have been busy with setting up our new User Group (WMUG NL), preparing presentations, writing other blogs and contributing to the upcoming book of Kent Agerlund (System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager: Mastering the Fundamentals). Busy times between working and all other hobbies...

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CM12 SP1 Pull DP’s

Nice little write up from the official blog of the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Product Group on Pull Distribution Points here http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2013/06/06/introducing-the-pull-distribution-points.aspx These Pull DP’s introduce a new element for architects like myself to draw on when figuring out the best way to handle content distribution and access. Really worth knowing about these puppies, have fun.

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Microsoft releases updated Unix/Linux Clients for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

New client versions have been released to support Unix and Linux in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1. Here’s what was updated, as of June 10, 2013: Client Build Version 1.0.0.4648 Added support for the following operating systems – AIX, HP-UX, Solaris 11, CentOS, Debian, Oracle Linux and Ubuntu. Uses Open Management Infrastructure CIM server (OMI Version 1.0.6.5) Implemented a Universal Agent model...

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Quick tip when integrating Windows Intune & DirSync with ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

As an Enterprise Client Manager you need to of course use the Windows Intune integration in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to be able to manage also your mobile devices next to all other Windows, Unix, Linux and MAC OS-X devices. When setting up Dirsync to synchronize the active directory account to Windows Azure Active Directory, you need to configure the administrator...

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Top 5 Benefits for using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Kent Agerlund, a long time myITforum’er and ConfigMgr MVP, has written up a good piece on the top 5 features that SP1 brought to ConfigMgr 2012.  Included in the list is the support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, Windows PowerShell, and platform and infrastructure changes. Read the full article: Top 5 Features in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager...

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System Center 2012 Integration Map Updated for SP1

Microsoft has updated the integration map for System Center 2012 to include the SP1 components. You can download the doc as part of the Technical Documentation Download for Technical Scenarios for System Center 2012 SP1.  The download is available from here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36429 The map comes in two doc types, MS Word and Adobe Reader (PDF). Here’s the example of what...

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