SCCM V.Next Public Beta 1 includes a Software Self Service Portal which is a great thing! It looks really nice already in beta 1 easy to setup, works like a charm. Using the software portal it is possible for users to install applications themselves and also request them if the administrator have selected that approval
Best-of-MMS 2010 (in Stockholm, Sweden) promises to be the Microsoft System Management event of the year in Sweden. Sessions will cover new technologies like SCCM V.Next Beta, Service Manager, System center essentials 2010 and many more exciting new products and solutions. There will aslo be a more non-technical track during these days focusing on organisation, cost-savings and many
Another report ;-)! There are many scenarios where I found that it would have been great to be able to track advertisement status for a specific advertisement per collection. For instance, if a manager places a service request that 40 computers at that department should have Office 2010 installed, it would be great to have a report showing the result per collection.
Finally got the time to install the beta 1, i strongly recommend having a look at the Supported Configurations document and the release notes (available at Connect) before starting the installation. For peparation of the site server it is still the guide on Technet that is refereed to in the online documentation “How to Configure
Ran into a problem where WMI stopped responding on a Windows 2008 R2 server which we use to host a Primary Site server. Applied these two hotfixes on the Windows 2008 R2 server which are both related to WMI memory leaks, and now the system is running as a dream! KB981314 – The “Win32_Service” WMI class leaks memory in
There are many great new features in the new SCCM 2007 R3 – Beta which is available for download from Microsoft Connect. Features like centralized Power Management, Delta Active Directory Discovery, Dynamic Collection addition and Prestaged Media OS deployment support are really cool. There are some other smaller but still great improvements in the SCCM Console
A new version of the System Center Configuration Manager Toolkit, “V2” has been released. New tools are: MP Troubleshooter Tool Delete Group Class Tool Preload Package Tool Send Schedule Tool. These tools where available in the SMS 2003 Toolkit and are now included in the System Center Configuration Manager Toolkit V2 in updated versions. They can be found
This reports will help you plan you roll-out project and plan it by presenting a report with a count of each computer model per collection. If you already have collections in SCCM per site, per department, per subnet or whatever you wan’t, you can use them to report which models exist. The reports can be