With a new blog in the top 10 new SP1 features series coming up in the next couple of days, I want to share a little really cool feature that comes also with Service Pack 1. While diving in the Mac OS X support in Configuration Manager for our session at the TechDays in The Netherlands I […]READ MORE
How to cleanup in AD deleted devices via Powershell in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1
I am not a real scripting guy but for one of my customers I wrote a Powershell script that allows you to delete devices in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 that have been deleted from the Active Directory. This way the customer is able to keep its Configuration Manager database clean and update date. With the release of Service Pack 1 for Configuration […]READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 5
In my series about my top 10 of new features in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 I would like to dedicate this blog on the Powershell 3.0 support. I am not a Powershell expert but I will try to show you some tricks 😉 When starting the Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 Console you need to click […]READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 4
In the series about my top 10 of new or renewed features in Configuration Manager 2012 Service Pack 1, I would like to dedicate this blog to a small but nice new feature while creating Task Sequences. While creating a Task Sequence you are able to configure a Domain Join account to be able to automatically join […]READ MORE
Good news: ConfigMgr 2012 Service Pack 1 General Available
Today is another big day in the history of System Center Configuration Manager. Service Pack 1 is released and General Available for you! You can download it here. Service Pack 1 fits in Microsofts Cloud OS vision. More on the Cloud OS here and here Microsofts Cloud OS. Service Pack 1 will fix some issues with […]READ MORE
Roel van Bueren released another beta version of his Setup Commander today. Like mentioned in my earlier blog about the Setup Commander, the Setup Commander will help every administrator that needs to deploy software via for instance the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012, Configuration Manager 2012, GPO, Dell Kace or RES Automation Manager. Let’s see what new […]READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 3
In the series about my top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 I want to show the next enhancement which I like the most. 😉 This time an old ConfigMgr 2007 feature that was gone in the RTM version of Configuration Manager 2012 is the ability to easily monitor your Operating System Deployments.READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 2
The next new feature in my blog series about my top 10 new features of Configuration Manager 2012 Service Pack 1 are like promised in my first blog: the Software Updates deployment enhancements. In the RTM version of Configuration Manager 2012 the Software Updates feature was already renewed and enhanced for the better. In SP1 will be some […]READ MORE
Error 2147749889 while creating a Software Update Group
After moving your Configuration Manager 2012 database via the Detach and Attach method, you might run into some SQL related issues. You might receive an error like this “The SMS Provider reported an error connecting to the ConfigMgr site database server. Verify that the SQL Server is online and that ConfigMgr site server computer account is an […]READ MORE
Poll: What new or changed ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 feature do you like the most?
Yesterday I started a blog series about my top 10 of new or renewed features within the upcoming Service Pack 1 for Configuration Manager 2012. As always I would also like to hear what feature you like most, so please use this poll to submit your favorite new or renewed feature. Also let us know what feature […]READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 1
With the upcoming release of Service Pack 1 for Configuration Manager 2012 lots of really cool new features come available to us. I would like to dedicate the next blogs to my top 10 new features in Configuration Manager 2012. Kicking off in part 1 about a new enhancements while deploying a Task Sequence.READ MORE
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About Peter Daalmans
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