Category Archives: System Center Configuration Manager

System Center 2012 SP1 Update Rollups

Update Rollup 3 has arrived but not all products are updated. I have created this matrix to show what product has been updated with each rollup. Rollup UR1 UR2 UR3 Article 2785682 2802159 2836751 App Controller KB2790935 KB2815569 KB2853227 App Controller Setup Update N/A N/A KB2823452 Configuraturtion Manager * * * Data Protection Manager KB2802095 …

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v.Next = 2012

I attended the event “War on Cost” run by Inframon on Friday 5th. There was a whole bunch of Microsofties from Redmond there on their way to TechEd. It was great hearing some of the stuff that will be coming out. As soon as they said that the new products are going to be called …

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SCCM R3

My old ex colleague and buddy Jeff Wettlaufer, announce that System Center Configuration Manager will be having an R3 release. http://blogs.technet.com/systemcenter/archive/2009/09/08/announcing-system-center-configuration-manager-2007-r3.aspx R3? That is a new one on me. I wonder how the marketing guys came up with that one? And will we see it spread to other products? Anyone for Windows 2008 R3 and …

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SCOM Nagios Connector

Markus Baeker has posted a connector to link SCOM and Nagios. Normally the blog is in German but this post is in English as there is now an English instruction manual and you can define English status messages. http://www.mbaeker.de/2009/07/scom2nagios-1-2/ It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

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MMS Keynote – Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson did this morning’s keynote. This was more focused than yesterdays but was still quite low energy with not much excitement or feedback from the audience. Most of his talk was futures and about focusing on the client and end up with a demo of the next version of Config Manager showing that an …

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MMS Announcement Predictions

An interesting article that Techlog highlights mentions that Microsoft should buy companies to fill in the gaps in their heterogeneous monitoring to compete with the Big 4 (Tivoli, CA, HP and BMC). The article also mentions that perhaps there may be announcements at MMS. The trouble buying companies is integrating them. And there is the …

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System Center Webcasts December 07

There is a strong Configuration Manager theme in Decembers webcasts. http://blogs.technet.com/eileen_brown/archive/2007/12/04/system-center-webcasts-december-07.aspx

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New Stuff

As well as the release candidate for SCOM SP1 there is a lot of new management stuff. WSUS SP1 RC is also available on Connect.http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/archive/2007/11/06/wsus-3-0-service-pack-1-release-candidate-now-available.aspx PowerShell 2 community technology preview.http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2007/11/06/the-community-technology-preview-ctp-of-windows-powershell-2-0.aspx Eric Berg talks about the new System Center Mobile Device Manager (SCMDM?) and how it differs from SCCM with the now embedded Device Management Feature …

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System Centre Webcasts for July

Thanks to Eileen TechNet Webcast: Deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (Level 200)Monday, July 02, 2007 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Pacific TimeWally Mead, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporationhttp://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032343568&Culture=en-US TechNet Webcast: Deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Clients (Level 300)Friday, July 06, 2007 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific TimeWally Mead, Program Manager, …

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New System Center Webcasts for June

Thanks to Eileen for this info. TechNet Webcast: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Technical Overview (Level 200)Monday, June 11, 2007 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific TimeChris Avis, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporationhttp://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032340807&Culture=en-US TechNet Webcast: Client Monitoring with System Center Operations Manager 2007 (Level 200)Monday, June 18, 2007 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM …

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