Getting a ConfigMgr Client’s Registered Certificate Thumbprint

When managing a client in a ConfigMgr 2007 hierarchy, it can be difficult to determine what certificate the client is registering with and the client’s registration status.  This information is stored in WMI and is sometimes difficult to get access and interpret.  Instead of trying to demonstrate how to do that, I wrote a simple VB…

How to Re-Sign (Strongly Name) an existing .NET Binary

Do you have an existing .Net binary you are trying to use with an existing project that uses strongly named binaries?  If the pre-existing binary is not strongly signed too, you can’t use it.  Doh!  I found this nice tutorial that shows you how to de-compile and existing binary and re-sign it with a new…


Merry Christmas and Happy New Years!

Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and wish everyone a wonderful Christmas! 🙂


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Converting C# to

I had one reader from Germany contact me regarding porting a sample section of my blog posting on using the MpApi in .Net.  Unfortunately, I don’t use that often and my time to port it to is limited, however I found a great online tool that can do this for you. has a…


Free Agile Development Talks from

These are some great talks from the best minds on agile software development giving their talks at this years agile convention in Toronto.  A lot of them are being posted online free to view! “We Suck Less!” Is Not Enough  


Enabling Debug and Verbose Logging in ConfigMgr 2007

I adapted this from the SMS Client FAQ section since I get so many questions on how to do this.  Debug and Verbose provides additional information on error conditions for clients and servers.  Setting this flag automatically triggers more information in the logs and does not require a reboot or restart of the system. Enabling…


Muppets Mahna Mahna Video

Hahahaha! It’s the little stuff like this that takes me back to the days I wish I was a kid again..