Can’t connect to C$, ADMIN$ or any administrative share on workstations 16

Can’t connect to C$, ADMIN$ or any administrative share on workstations
Tweet If you are attempting to access a Windows 7, Windows 8, Vista or Server 2008 (R2), Server 2012 (R2) computer you may get  the” Access Denied – Failed to connect to ADMIN$ share” error , even when supplying the appropriate local user credentials that have Administrator access. If the target computer is not a member of a ...

The task sequence has failed with the error 0x80070570 – ConfigMgr 2012 2

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 ...

Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Hotfixes

Tweet 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 ...

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 ...

App-V 4.6 SP3 and App-V 5.0 SP2 Released 2

Tweet As of 2nd December 2013 Microsoft has released SP3 for App-V 4.6 and SP2 for App-V 5.0 All the info can be found here: http://blogs.windows.com/windows/b/springboard/archive/2013/12/02/announcing-mdop-2013-r2.aspx In these releases the major difference are: support for Windows 8.1 Office 2013 virtualization support Also lots of enhancements were made in the App-V 5.0 SP2 release: Support for ...

What is new in System Center 2012 R2

Tweet 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 ...

Set default OU for new AD computers

Set default OU for new AD computers
Tweet As we all know the standard Default Container for newly created computer objects is ‘Computers’ But I want my newly created computer objects in another Organizational Unit (OU), Always! This can be easily achieved by an old friend: REDIRCMP You have to use the Container-CN (which can be easily found with ADSIEdit!) Always handy ...

Microsoft KMS Client Setup Keys

Tweet I needed to change a Windows Server 2012 installation from STANDARD to DATACENTER with KMS activation. The process is still the same as always, but you need the keys. The can be found HERE. The procedure: To install a client setup key, open an administrative command prompt on the client, type slmgr /ipk <setup key> and press ...

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 ...