WSUS 3.0 SP1 & Software update point upgrade in NLB for ConfigMgr07 SP1 upgrade pre-requisite

If you have ConfigMgr07 and Software update point (SUP) configured in NLB and now planning to upgrade to ConfigMgr SP1 then following are the steps I am proposing for the WSUS 3.0 SP1  upgrade for Software update point as one of the pre-requires for ConfigMgr SP1 upgrade. Also this is known issue with SP1 upgrade…

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Lastmile check for ConfigMgr’07 SP1 upgrade

ConfigMgr’07 SP1 is released today and here is link for downloading the SP1 bits http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5aae62e8-4b7f-4af7-be01-aefaa4bf059a&DisplayLang=en. As recently we have upgraded our sites to ConfigMgr’07 SP1 and I would like to share some of the key learnings which are also available in the release notes. If you are preparing for ConfigMgr’07 Sp1 upgrade in production, I would…

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Provisioning ConfigMgr’07 Site Database server role in cluster for high availability

ConfigMgr’07 site server database is one of the only supported site role in clustered configuration in ConfigMgr’07. Though I have not configured clustered DB in production so far, as we did not have critical business requirement for having clustered ConfigMgr’07 site server DB and having extra hardware for the same, but since it is supported…

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How to go about ConfigMgr’07 role based security model?

As we are aware that ConfigMgr’07 admin full access provide a lot of privilege to manage all desktop in an enterprise so it’s critical to manage the ConfigMgr admin access with role based security model. And recently we have introduced the new security group model for managing ConfigMgr operations and having least admin access on ConfigMgr…

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How to setup WSUS & SUP role in NLB in ConfigMgr’07?

ConfigMgr’07 SUP & WSUS configurations in NLB   Here are the steps we have followed during ConfigMgr SUP & WSUS setup in NLB in production. Please refer the below links for more updated information for WSUS NLB & SUP configuration. http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/b17d7555-81fd-4e32-8e8b-92b4c79221161033.mspx?mfr=true http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/94d1385f-4872-4c29-8822-3a4ec5e45ae41033.mspx?mfr=true http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb633165.aspx   A sample ConfigMgr SUP configuration in NLB but same can implemented with less…

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It’s time to go for ConfigMgr’07 Technologist specialist certification (70-401)

 As we are aware that there is ConfigMgr Technologist specialist certification (70-401) available. So I would like to share the share some of the learning’s based on my colleague’s feedback who had passed this recently and said that it’s a very easy test to go about it.   ConfigMgr Technologist specialist certification (70-401) exam details…

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