SCCM state messaging–in depth

State messaging is a new mechanism in SCCM which reflects point in time conditions on the client.  Status messages, by contrast, work to help administrators track the flow of data through various SCCM components.  There is even a status message viewer built right into the console so these messages can be viewed and tracked.  There…

11

NAP and SCCM 2007 – how it works

It’s time to dig into the details of NAP/SCCM 2007 processing.  We will start the discussion with a few assumptions:1. The basic NAP infrastructure is configured and working.2. The Software Updates Management (SUM) infrastructure in SCCM 2007 is working and properly configured.3. All of the required pieces of SCCM 2007 NAP are enabled and installed4. A single NAP…

1

NAP and SCCM2007 interaction

My previous post provided information and links to help gain a general understanding of how NAP works and the components involved.  Let’s turn to the specifics of NAP working with SCCM2007. Before beginning to work with NAP and SCCM 2007 it is a good idea to (1) confirm that the NAP infrastructure works without SCCM2007…

0

Network Access Protection in SCCM 2007

Network Access Protection (NAP) is a cool new feature of the next Windows Server release.  In short, NAP is a mechanism that allows administrators to configure policy that will control network accuss until client computers meet certain security requirements.  NAP policy is configured based on what System Health Validators (SHV’s) are available to NAP.  The standard…

0