Speaking at MMS 2013 – see you there!

I will be presenting two sessions Boundary spaghetti!  Lining it all up! ConfigMgr 2012 and Orchestrator 2012 – Better Together Should be fun…see you in Vegas!


Fix available for Root Certificate Update issue on Windows Server

The Windows Server team has posted a blog discussing how to resolve this issue if you encounter it.  The blog is available at the link below.   http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2013/01/12/fix-available-for-root-certificate-update-issue-on-windows-server.aspx Steve  

Interesting changes to client push in CM12

Ran across a blog from one of my colleagues – details some interesting changes in client push for ConfigMgr 2012. Worth sharing so here ya go… http://blogs.technet.com/b/neilp/archive/2012/07/03/client-push-installation-changes-in-configuration-manager-2012-and-how-to-take-advantage-of-these-for-troubleshooting-purposes.aspx  

Presenting at MMS 2012

It’s been too long that I’ve been absent from the blogosphere.  Been heads down focusing on ConfigMgr 2012 content.  Consider this announcement my re-entry into the blogging world.  If you will be at MMS 2012 I look forward to seeing you at my breakout session – I’ll be discussing System Center Updates Publisher 2011 with…


Presenting at MMS 2011

Just got confirmation today that I will be presenting at MMS 2011.  My session will be on SCCM software updates. BA 23 – Configuration Manager 2007 Software Update Flow – INTERNALS! If you are attending MMS this year (and you should be ) and would like to dive into the inner workings of software updates…


Introducing SCCM 2007 R3

SCCM 2007 R3 (R3) has released!  R3 is not a service pack – it is an addon that brings additional functionality.  R3 includes all of the features of R2 and requires that SCCM 2007 SP2 be installed because the SP2 version of the SCCM client has the needed functionality for R3.  In addition, there is…


Direct Access – SCCM – Managing internet clients

Do you have internet based clients that you want to manage?  Does the idea of switching to SCCM native mode to manage those client make you nervous?  Do you have Windows 2008 R2 servers in your environment and are the internet systems you want to manage running Windows 7 (Enterprise or Ultimate) or Windows Server…


SCCM Toolkit 2 Released

The SCCM toolkit 2 has released – available at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5a47b972-95d2-46b1-ab14-5d0cbce54eb8 This iteration of the toolkit includes all of the tools from toolkit 1 and adds some additional tools that had been included in the SMS 2003 toolkits but had not yet been updated for SCCM.

MMS 2010

it was another amazing MMS!  It was great to see everyone and I appreciate all of those that attended my sessions this week.  Thanks especially for the feedback!  As promised I am including zip files with data from both of my sessions.  The first attachment is from my OpsMgr discussion (sorry for the slow VM…

SCCM 2007 Superflows Released