Step by Step: Install Mobile Device Legacy Client in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, there’re multiple ways to manage a device: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg682022.aspx. In this blog, we will give the detailed step by step guidance on how to install the mobile device legacy client. In general, there’re five steps: 1.      Prepare the necessary PKI certificate Follow the link http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg699362.aspx for the PKI certificate requirements…


Manage Configuration Manager 2012 Cumulate Update (CU)

Configuration Manager 2012 introduced the Cumulate Update (CU) model for servicing. As you can see, the CU installation executive is a little different from the one of Configuration Manager 2007 updates. For example: CU will not update the Admin Console even though it’s on the same machine CU will generate catalog to be consumed in SCUP…


Generate Hardware Inventory for Simulated Client with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client SDK

My colleague Adam has a better series of samples of the Client SDK. You can check these blogs here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ameltzer/archive/tags/sdk/.   In this blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/minfangl/archive/2012/04/25/step-by-step-on-how-to-create-a-fake-client-using-system-center-2012-configuration-manager-client-sdk.aspx, I have shown how to simulate a client in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager with Client SDK. Now I will give you the code sample to create hardware inventory for…


Step by Step on how to simulate a client using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client SDK

My colleague Adam has a better series of samples of the Client SDK. You can check these blogs here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ameltzer/archive/tags/sdk/.   System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SDK RC is now available at: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=29559 One of the most exciting features of this SDK is the introduction of Configuration Manager Client SDK: Microsoft.ConfigurationManager.Messaging.dll. “The Configuration Manager Client…


FAQ on Configuration Manager 2012 Software Update Point – Changes and New Feature

Below are some FAQ around the changes and new features introduced in Configuration Manager 2012. 1.       Superseded Rules Q: Now SUM has a new setting – ‘superseded rule’ that can expire an superseded update after some time. When does the expiration operation happen? A: It happens on synchronization. In most case, it will happen on…