Monthly Archives: May 2012

CM12–Technical Documentation–in .pdf

Microsoft has silently released an updated set of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager documentation. Among the good stuff I found a single PDF containing the technical library, in total more than 2000 pages.  Advertisements

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SM12–Fixing “the data warehouse registration failed”

When registering your data warehouse you may encounter the “the data warehouse registration failed” error. Very little information is provided and the error happens right after you click Create, leaving one to think this look like a security issue.

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Service Manager 2012 Goodies

Microsoft has recently updated the technical documentation package for System Center 2012 Service Manager (SM12). The most interesting stuff can be found in the sm_job_aids.zip archive.

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CM12–Testdbupgrade and SQL collation

Today I have been working on preparing for an CM12 upgrade. As part of the preflight tests I always do a setup.exe /testdbupgrade <databasename> on a copy of the database prior to running the actual upgrade. Due to space constrains … Continue reading

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System Center 2012 Update Rollup 1

System Center 2012 has only been generally available for the last few weeks but already the first set of updates has been released. These updates target Operations Manager, Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller.

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CM12 Tool–Deployment Monitoring Tool

One of the most prominent features of Configuration Manager 2012 is the new application model and the new way of distributing software. The problem – at least for us poor administrators – is that the log files and troubleshooting steps … Continue reading

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CM12–Audit your Role Based Administration roles

One of the truly nice features of Configuration Manager 2012 is the ability to define roles and scopes and assign these to users or groups. While trying to setup a delegation/security model in Configuration Manager 2007 was possible it was … Continue reading

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