Monitoring Task Sequences in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 console

Monitoring Task Sequences in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 console
When doing OSD in SCCM 2012 R2 you can view the deployment information in the Task Sequence reports, but the Status Messages is really the preferred place for this. First thing you need is to get the deployment ID of the Task Sequence you wish to monitor. You have to setup a query for each ...

Configuration Manager 2012 – Software Updates That Require Multiple Reboots may Cause Task Sequence Failure 2

Oke so sometimes your OSD Task Sequence in ConfigMgr 2012 (or even 2007..) fails on you? Tried all the usual troubleshoot steps.. Well maybe not all, check your Windows Updates! Yes, Microsoft has confirmed that there are updates out there that will break your Task Sequence. This is the KB about that: KB2894518 – Software ...

WSUS Error 2149842967

When installing patches and hotfixes silently (wusa.exe <some_patch_or_hotfix.msu /quiet /norestart) it is advisable to check the Setup eventlog. It is possible that you find some error there: Windows update could not be installed because of error 2149842967 Actually what Windows is saying: The update is not applicable to your computer. Well oke that could also ...

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 SP3 is now supported on System Center Configuration Manager

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 now support Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 SP3 Desktop Client and Application Virtualization Client for Remote Desktop Services. This client release enables support for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. No software updates are required. As per Microsoft source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2014/01/24/microsoft-appv-4.6-sp3-is-now-supported-on-system-center-config-mgr.aspx

The task sequence has failed with the error 0×80070570 – ConfigMgr 2012

The task sequence has failed with the error 0x80070570 – ConfigMgr 2012
I was in the process of deploying an OS with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 when I saw this error: The task sequence has failed with the error 0×80070570 Hmm, well oké what is this then? Task sequence starts, disk gets partitioned, image is downloaded and then this. So after a little search I found 0570 = ...

Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Hotfixes

SCCM 2012 R2 has some hotfixes you might need: 2905002 An update is available for the “Operating System Deployment” feature of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager This update resolves the following issues in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Issue 1 After you enable the PXE Service Point role (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj217832.aspx) on an instance of a ...

Configmgr 2012 R2 Toolkit

We all know that sometimes the good old SCCM toolkit can help up troubleshoot problems. Well Microsoft has released the updated version for SCCM 2012 R2. It can be found here: ConfigMgr 2012R2 Toolkit For the site this information is found: The Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit contains fifteen downloadable tools to ...

What is new in System Center 2012 R2

José Rodas has made a nice overview of all the new features of the What’s New in System Center 2012 R2! Here is the overview: Configuration Manager R2 Deploy and manage Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Configure and deploy WiFi profiles, VPN configurations and certificates Maintenance windows exclusively for updates UI improvements for ...

Monitoring ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 via OpsMgr 2012 SP1

Monitoring ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 via OpsMgr 2012 SP1
This post will describe the setup that is needed in order for your OpsMgr 2012 SP1 environment to monitor your ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 site. First download the MP via this URL http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34709 Execute the installer and you will end up with 4 files: EULA.rtf Microsoft.SystemCenter2012.ConfigurationManager.Discovery.mp Microsoft.SystemCenter2012.ConfigurationManager.Library.mp Microsoft.SystemCenter2012.ConfigurationManager.Monitoring.mp Import the 3 Management Pack Files for ConfigMgr. So ...

OpsMgr 2012 Management Packs for Windows Server 2012 and SCCM 2012 SP1

All Management Packs can be found in Pinpoint: http://systemcenter.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/search/operations-manager-d11?q= Here is an overview of Server 2012 MPs: Monitoring Pack for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (SCCM) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34709 Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39039 Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36438 Windows Server DNS 2012 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=37141 J2EE, JBoss, Tomcat, Weblogic, WebSphere http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29270 Windows Server Cluster http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=2268 Windows Server ...