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

Tweet 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 – ...

The task sequence has failed with the error 0x80070570 – ConfigMgr 2012 1

The task sequence has failed with the error 0x80070570 – ConfigMgr 2012
Tweet 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 0x80070570 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 ...

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Configuration Pack

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Configuration Pack
Tweet Compliance Settings for ConfigMgr 2012. Microsoft has provided us with a Configuration Pack for ConfigMgr 2012. This Configuration Pack contains Configuration Items and a Configuration Baseline for our ConfigMgr 2012 environment. This Configuration Pack monitors following: Management Point(s); Site Server(s); Software Update Point(s). You can download the Configuration Pack HERE. From the Microsoft site: ...

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 ...

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 ...