Configmgr 2012 R2 Toolkit

Tweet 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 ...

WSUS and ConfigMgr 2012 HTTPS communication 2

WSUS and ConfigMgr 2012 HTTPS communication
Tweet When you have your ConfigMgr 2012 site fully communicating over HTTPS you may also want your Software Updates delivered over a secure channel. Well that´s possible! More info: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb633246.aspx When you have the WSUS component installed on the SCCM 2012 SP1 server, the same certificate that was used to secure the ´Default Web Site´ ...

SCCM 2012 SP1 and SQL Server 4

Tweet Here is an overview of the SQL Server configurations and requirements for supported SQL Server installations for ConfigMgr 2012. Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg682077.aspx   Configurations for the SQL Server Site Database Each System Center 2012 Configuration Manager site database can be installed on either the default instance or a named instance of a SQL Server installation. The SQL Server instance can ...

Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Cookbook

Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Cookbook
Tweet Hi, I have done a book review on the Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Cookbook which I wanted to share with you. The auther, Andrew Plue, has done a great job on explaining the latest and greatest anti-virus and anti-malware product of Microsoft, Endpoint Protection. The book was published by Packt Publishing and can be found here! ...

Report Builder 2.0 is not installed as a click-once application on report server – SCCM 2012

Report Builder 2.0 is not installed as a click-once application on report server - SCCM 2012
Tweet When you click on Monitoring > Reporting and you want to create a new custom report, you could get a prompt with the message that Report Builder 2.0 is not installed as a click once application.   Do not type in the url in to Internet Explorer and start downloading and installing the Report Builder 2.0. ...

SCCM 2012 – ConfigMgr on a SQL 2008 R2 Named Instance 1

SCCM 2012 – ConfigMgr on a SQL 2008 R2 Named Instance
Tweet When you install ConfigMgr 2012 on a separate box with a separate SQL 2008 R2 Server in a named instance remember that ConfigMgr cannot handle Dynamic Ports used by SQL! Furthermore note the prerequisites needed for SQL on a ConfigMgr installation: A dedicated SQL server or Instance for each site with Configmgr 2012. The ...

Microsoft SQL Server versions 3

Microsoft SQL Server versions
Tweet Hi, Once in a while I get the question What version of SQL Server am I running, or what version is my SQL instance running? Here is an overview of the SQL versions for SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2 and 2012. I also provided direct links to the various Service Packs (SP) and ...

Exchange connector in SCCM 2012

Exchange connector in SCCM 2012
Tweet Hi, for mobile device management in ConfigMgr 2012 we need the Exchange connector. The Exchange connector is transfers the mobile device administration from an Exchange administrator to SCCM. This gives: – Inventory and reporting possiblities – ActiveSync policy – Remote Wipe capability – On-premise or Hosted Exchange are supported – Support for all Exchange ...

Mobile devices in SCCM 2012

Mobile devices in SCCM 2012
Tweet Hi, with the introduction of SCCM 2012 Microsoft Mobile Device Management in ConfigMgr is enhanced. Up until now the management of mobile devices was done by Mobile Device Management 2008 (MDM), SCCM 2007 R3 and/or Exchange 2007/2010. Now an Exchange administrator has to manage mobile devices like Windows Moblie 6.0/6.1/6.5, WindowsCE 6.0, Nokia Symbian, ...

Request Applications in SCCM 2012

Request Applications in SCCM 2012
Tweet Hi, in the last post (here) we set up the Application Catalog Website. We  made an application that needed administrator approval. How does this look like? First the user sends a request. Oke the Request was submitted. The user has the ability to cancel the request. As shown in the SCCM 2012 console there ...