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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FAQ: How do I configure a certificate to use multiple subject names?

Update: I’ve attached a sample .INF file to this posting.  It’s a pretty commonly asked question. People want to use different subject names on the Internet and intranet for their MPs. This isn’t hard to do, and it requires something called a Subject Alternative Name, often abbreviated as SAN. The SAN can contain multiple alternate…

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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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Lessons Learned from TechReady 6

I proctored two labs yesterday around migrating sites from mixed mode to native mode. I talked to a lot of people and tried to answer a lot of questions. There were a few common threads, which I will elaborate here because I found them interesting. Native mode is hard Native mode setup is something I pretty…

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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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