Monthly Archives: February 2014

Using ConfigMgr to deploy Win 8.1 update

  New whitepaper from Microsoft: Using Configuration Manager to Deploy Windows 8.1 Across Microsoft http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn582032.aspx Advertisements

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ConfigMgr 2012 Site Backup and Recovery Overview

  This overview is primarily intended to cover backup and recovery for single site hierarchies. Due to their complexity, recovery of a site within a multi-site hierarchy, which will include a CAS (Central Administration Site), is beyond the scope of … Continue reading

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SQL 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 Guide released

  Had a chance to review this guide and give it very high marks for setting up SQL for the various System Center products. The fact he calls out formatting SQL drive partitions at 64KB is huge and often missed … Continue reading

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SCCM 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012 client migration site assignment issue

Recently discovered an interesting issue when migrating clients from SCCM 2007 R3 to ConfigMgr 2012 R2. Issue occurred while using client push, or during manual installs of the CM 2012 client. Some clients refused to assign to the new site … Continue reading

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SCCM 2012 computer information query

I was recently asked to create a query based on the following requirements: On Windows XP systems only, provide the following information for each system: 1.      Processor speed and type 2.      Memory 3.      Total disk space, free space 4.      IP … Continue reading

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