SQL Server 2012 SP1 – MsiInstaller Application Log Entries

SQL Server 2012 SP1 – MsiInstaller Application Log Entries
Tweet If you are on SQL Server 2012 SP1 (11.0.3000) and you notice the Windows Application log filling up with MSI Installer events: Information / Event ID 10000 / RestartManager / Starting session 0 – YYYY-MM-DDTHH:mm:sss.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. Information / Event ID 11724 / MsiInstaller / Product: SQL Server 2012 Management Studio — Install started. Information / ...

User Certificates

Tweet Note to self: When you choose to redirect the Application Data folder the certificate store folders are NOT redirected. They will reside in the default folder. Personal Certificates are stored under following locations: %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SystemCertificates%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Protect%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Credentials%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Crypto%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\CLR Security Config%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\CryptNetUrlCache HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CryptographyHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Protected Storage System ProviderHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates  

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 ...

PXE boost SCCM 2012 2

PXE boost SCCM 2012
Tweet PXE booting during a OS Deployment with ConfigMgr 2012 can be a bit slow on a Windows 2008 R2 / 2012 server. This is because Microsoft has set values that will suite most network environments. But I want SPEED. Now what? Good news. You can tweak your PXE-enabled Distribution Point! Add a registry key: ...

Components in WinPE Boot Image – SCCM 2012 SP1 1

Tweet I was going through the Optional Componets you can select to inject in your SCCM 2012 SP1 Boot image. Then I found this reference to the excellent Microsoft site: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh824926.aspx Here is an overview for the components. First the standard and then the optional ones! Area Optional component name Description Scripting WinPE-Scripting WinPE-Scripting contains ...

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 ...

Logon Process Citrix XenApp

Logon Process Citrix XenApp
Tweet While working with the ComTrade Management Pack (XenApp) for OpsMgr 2012 there was an alert about the User Logon Process. The alert: Well oké that takes a while! But what are the phases they talk about? PHASE 1: USER PROFILE LOADING The phase starts just after the user credentials are validated and lasts until ...

NetApp Data ONTAP 8.1.1 – SMB2.1 oplocks 4

Tweet With a NetApp FAS2240-2 filer with CIFS enabled I encountered a problem with the performance of Windows File Share clients and Citrix XenApp Servers on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. After investigation of the problem it filtered down to user data, but then for random users. Hmm oke not good. Further investigation led to ...

NetApp Performance Monitoring

Tweet   Netapp sysstat reports filer performance statistics like CPU utilization, the amount of disk traffic, and cache utilization. When run without options, sysstat will print a new line every 15 seconds, of just a basic amount of information. You have to use control-C (^c) or set the interval count (-c count ) to stop ...