Monitoring ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 via OpsMgr 2012 SP1 1

Monitoring ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 via OpsMgr 2012 SP1
Tweet 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. ...

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

Tweet 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 ...

Change Management console language Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 2

Tweet   When starting the management console the language of the local OS will be detected. Then it will search if a language pack is present. When found, the corresponding language will be shown and troubleshooting will become a lot harder. Try searching errors in Dutch 😉 for instance… Two solutions are possible to show ...

Cumulative Update (CU1) Pack for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) 2

Tweet Microsoft has released the first Cumulative Update (CU1) Pack for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1). This CU1 is available here! An overview: Issues that are fixed Administrator Console A Discovery Data Record (DDR) that contains organizational unit (OU) paths that are longer than 220 characters are not processed. The DDM.log ...

ConfigMgr 2012 Compliance Settings

ConfigMgr 2012 Compliance Settings
Tweet   Compliance Settings in SCCM 2012 SP1. This was called ‘Desired Configuration Management’ in SCCM 2007. Compliance Settings consist of ‘Configuration Items’ and ‘Configuration Baselines’. There is another node here: ‘User Data and Profiles’. This one is not a Compliance Setting but Folder Redirection from within the ConfigMgr Console…(hmm well that’s what GPO’s are ...

HTTPS Communication SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 3) 3

HTTPS Communication SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 3)
Tweet If you do a default installation of ConfigMgr 2012 the clients will communicate over HTTP with the Management Point. Also all traffic from the Distribution Point will be over HTTP. And if you use the Application Catalog, well that’s HTTP also. In this 3 post series I will explain the steps to go from ...

HTTPS Communication SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 2) 7

HTTPS Communication SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 2)
Tweet If you do a default installation of ConfigMgr 2012 the clients will communicate over HTTP with the Management Point. Also all traffic from the Distribution Point will be over HTTP. And if you use the Application Catalog, well that’s HTTP also. In this 3 post series I will explain the steps to go from ...

HTTPS Communication SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 1) 2

HTTPS Communication SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 1)
Tweet If you do a default installation of ConfigMgr 2012 the clients will communicate over HTTP with the Management Point. Also all traffic from the Distribution Point will be over HTTP. And if you use the Application Catalog, well that’s HTTP also. In this 3 post series I will explain the steps to go from ...

Create Cloud Distribution Point on Windows Azure with SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 2) 1

Create Cloud Distribution Point on Windows Azure with SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 2)
Tweet Cloud, everybody is talking about that. And with the new ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 fully integrating with Windows Azure it’s time to see how this works. You need to have some things in place first, so here we go: A Windows Azure subscription (duh) A working PKI Infrastructure 2 (a .cer and a .pfx) certificates ...

Create Cloud Distribution Point on Windows Azure with SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 1) 2

Create Cloud Distribution Point on Windows Azure with SCCM 2012 SP1 (Part 1)
Tweet Cloud, everybody is talking about that. And with the new ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 fully integrating with Windows Azure it’s time to see how this works. You need to have some things in place first, so here we go: A Windows Azure subscription (duh) A working PKI Infrastructure 2 (a .cer and a .pfx) certificates ...