Monthly Archives: March 2011

CM12 beta 2–Live Maps

Now that Configuration Manager 2012 beta 2 has been released and made available to all we can discuss a few new features. A key complaint about SMS and ConfigMgr has been that you really can’t track progress or see important … Continue reading

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IE6 countdown

Interesting thought – Microsoft wants users to drop Internet Explorer 6 and has launched an initiative and a website – IE6 countdown – with the stated goal of reducing the global usage for IE6 to less than 1%. Have a … Continue reading

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Service Manager–Portal source code released

In an unprecedented move Microsoft has made available the source code for the Portal in System Center Service Manager 2010 SP1. More information and download at

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Forefront Endpoint Protection and package refreshes

I noticed that FEP 2010 on Configuration Manager sometimes processes packages in a weird fashion – it simply keeps refreshing the “FEP – Deployment 1.0” package. After 24 hours the version of the package was over 300. To solve the … Continue reading

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