Author: BDNA

Untrusted Forest Discovery failed with error -2147474744

At one of my customers I am currently building a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager environment that must be able to support and manage their enterprise environment but also multiple not trusted forests in their environment. When adding one of the not trusted Active Directory Forests, the Active Directory Forest the Configuration Manager site information was published correctly but the di...

ConfigMgr installation failed because of backslash in default SQL Database path

At a customer lately I had an issue that my ConfigMgr 2012 R2 installation failed after the database has been configured during the setup process. After looking at the ConfigMgrSetup.log I noticed that the ConfigMgrSQLCert_PS1.cer file could not be saved to the location where the Configuration Manager Database was created. Read the complete blog: http://configmgrblog.com/2014/01/10/configmgr-insta...

WMUG NL announcing first webinar with Didier van Hoye

Today we have announced our first webinar on the 22nd of January, read the complete news item below: WMUG NL Webinar #1 2014: Troubleshooting slow Hyper-V Live Migration Performance. Slow Hyper-V Live Migration Performance?? Check out this webcast about Hyper-V Live Migration Performance! The Windows Management User Group Netherlands (WMUG NL) is proud to announce that it will be hosting a webcast...

A quick ConfigMgr 2012 R2 installation tip from Wally Mead

Wow, seems like ages ago that Wally Mead was at our Windows Management User Group Netherlands meeting back in November. During this Friday Afternoon Drink Wally talked about the new release 2 of Configuration Manager 2012. One of his sessions was a live upgrade of Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to Configuration Manager 2012 R2. During the live upgrade and Wally shared his knwoledge about how to pr...

ConfigMgr Windows Intune connector stops working with error 0x8013150c

For some reason my Windows Intune connector stopped working correctly recently. While testing I was able to enroll devices to Configuration Manager / Windows Intune but the devices never showed up in the Configuration Manager console. Same behavior was for newly applications deployed to the collection with all the Windows Intune enabled users. The deployed application did not became available in t...

Whitepaper: BDNA Normalize CM and ConfigMgr 2012

You already knew that BDNA is a Microsoft Gold partner.  Check out this new whitepaper posted to the BDNA page http://bit.ly/Vap9bv on Microsoft’s System Center partner site https://tool.microsoftsca.com/. Now, you can have your cake and eat it too with BDNA’s Normalize CM for Microsoft System Center 2012 http://bit.ly/TVqzoJ.  Drawing strategic insights from the System Center data suddenly become...

Normalize CM for 2012 is Now Available!

Normalize CM 3.0.2 is now available for download. This release works with ConfigMgr 2007 and 2012.  RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS Quick and Easy Setup Normalize CM has always been a simple to download, easy to install application and Normalize CM 3.0.2 is no different. The download size is very small (12Mb) and a typical setup takes less than 40 minutes.   Compatibility with Configuration Manager 2012 The ma...

Webinar: Defending Against a Software Audit

Join BDNA for an informative webinar on surviving a software audit and preparing for license renewals. Software audits are on the rise with millions of dollars in fines and careers at stake. According to Gartner’s latest research on software vendors, 65% of the respondents reported at least one software vendor audit in the previous 12 months, up from 61% the year before. So, it’s no su...

How to Win a Project Proposal

To achieve in business you have to identify those who possess the drive and authority to propel your projects and support your career. Managers, obviously, fall under this category. Even though it is very important to influence others inside your place of work, there is nothing more essential than to persuade your immediate management and coworkers. Advancing your strategy is not what your manager...

Master Social Networking for MMS 2012

With MMS 2012 just around the corner, it’s a good time to talk about social networking. No, not the kind you do here on MyITForum – this post is about real social networking, in person. Let’s face it, IT professionals have a reputation for being socially awkward, and there may be a bit of truth to the perception that the industry attracts more introverts. But, even if you don’t fit the stereotype ...

Configuration Manager 2012 Simplified Site Hierarchy

With SCCM 2007, child primary sites are most commonly used for security reasons or for different site settings.This type of hierarchy of parent and child primary sites is no longer supported in SCCM 2012. “There are many sweeping changes in SCCM 2012. None of them will require more planning and up-front work than the hierarchy improvements. The goal is to have a flatter structure with less site sy...

Love Your SysAdmin–Ideas for showing some love

Your System Administrator works hard to keep you happy. If you have a special SysAdmin in your life, here are some ideas for showing some love this week. Buy them a book. Better yet – give them an eBook, and if they aren’t lucky enough to have one yet, maybe an iPad or a Kindle Fire is in order to help them, you know, save trees and stuff. Send them an eCard – but not those schmaltzy ones that eve...

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