Quick summary on how management point selection works in flexible (formerly native) mode in Configuration Manager 2012

There’s been a lot of questions as of late in the TechNet forums on how flexible mode works in Configuration Manager 2012 with regard to MP communication. I’m writing up this quick post to quickly summarize how things work in Configuration Manager 2012. In Configuration Manager 2007, there were two modes: mixed and native mode….

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Firewalls and Internet Based Client Management: Part 2: ISA Bridging with ConfigMgr 2007 (Take Two)

IMPORTANT: This post is being kept for archival purposes, but please reference http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc707697(TechNet.10).aspx for official documentation on how to get this configured.  After my original post on configuring ISA bridging with ConfigMgr 2007, I’ve had several conversations with both the ISA team and customers and have been able to work out a different way to…

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Common native mode client -> MP error messages and what to do about them

Often times, basic communication issues can happen between the client and MP and they can be hard to decipher from logging alone. The error class I’ll concentrate on here are the “WINHTTP_STATUS_CALLBACK” errors that may appear in the ccmexec.log on the client. These errors are bubbled up from WinHTTP and the MSDN documentation can be…

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Firewalls and Internet Based Client Management: Part 2: ISA Bridging with ConfigMgr 2007

IMPORTANT: This post is being kept for archival purposes, but please reference http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc707697(TechNet.10).aspx for official documentation on how to get this configured. Please do not rely on this post as documentation for how to configure this.   Update #1: Please see the comments below this post. Jason Jones suggested a method that may work better…

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TechReady 6 Configuration Manager 2007 PKI labs

I’ll be proctoring the “Configuring Configuration Manager 2007 Security including PKI” labs this coming Wednesday. I’ll be at both the 1:15PM and 3:00PM sessions. I’ll do a write-up here afterward going over some of the common problems that were brought up during the labs and will try to provide some solutions. Chances are if someone’s…

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