Archive for May 2012

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OSD hanging at Software Updates installation task sequence step

I came across an old issue that is still there when installing Software Updates during the Operating System Deployment process. This is what happens, when there are too many Software Updates available for installation, the deployment process can hang while “Waiting for job status notification”. This issue can occur in while deploying Windows 7 via Configuration […]

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Migration to ConfigMgr 2012 : How to migrate the package source?

As you know a migrating from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012 is a side by side migration. Using the Migration Feature in Configuration Manager 2012 migrates almost all of your objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012. When migrating objects with a source, like packages, the source is not automatically migrated […]

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Configuration Manager 2012 needs Windows firewall enabled

Some people don’t like to enable the Windows Firewall on Windows Server 2008 (R2) servers, because of the (little) extra server administration or other undefinable reasons 😉 . I think a wrong decision because the Windows Firewall will give you extra protection against attacks from the LAN or such.

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My top 10 Deployment & System Center books

I just dedicated a page on my blog on my favourite Deployment and System Center related books. My top 10 based on what I have read and going to read in the next couple of months. My top 5 is as follows: Mastering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Mastering the […]

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Anti-virus scan exclusions for Configuration Manager 2012

When planning a Configuration Manager 2012 environment it is wise to also plan the anti-virus scan exclusions for the servers.  Adding exclusions to your anti-virus solution will give you a better performance, since the online access scanner will not scan every logfile or file in the Configuration Manager inbox folders. Based on the Configuration Manager 2007 […]

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Deleting applications in Configuration Manager 2012

In an earlier blog I wrote already about how to delete applications from Configuration Manager 2012. Since it was written while beta 2 was just released, it is maybe time to see if deleting applications in Configuration Manager 2012 is still the same or that is changed for the best 😉 If I am allowed […]

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About Peter Daalmans
Peter is a Principal Consultant, Trainer and Enterprise Mobility (Configuration Manager/Microsoft Intune/Enterprise Mobility Suite) MVP with Daalmans Consulting with a primary focus on the Enterprise Client Management and Enterprise Mobility. Writing blogs and sharing his knowlegde since 2010 on ConfigMgrBlog.com / PeterDaalmans.com.
Also one of the founders and leads of the Windows Management User Group Netherlands.

Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit, TechEd Australia, TechEd New Zealand and in 2017 Peter had the honor to speak at Microsoft Ignite. See more here.

Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security

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