Brad Andersson was the keynote speaker on this year’s TechED. Brad started with parallels to the industrial revolution and comparing it to the “technical revolution” we will see today with the introduction of Cloud services. The presentation followed a story of the end user experience. -Windows Phone, focusing on the new end-user experience of the
In some scenarios like demo, test and proof-of-concept environment it is sometimes necessary to install the SCCM DashBoards Solution Accelerator on the SCCM Primary site server itself, which is not recommended in a production environment. The first time I ran this setup I noticed that Windows SharePoint services stops the default website, which SCCM depends
When upgrading an application one challenge can be that the previous version needs to be uninstalled before the new version is installed. Sometimes there could be more than one previous version that must be uninstalled during the upgrade. In this example we have the following requirements for the upgrade: If present Java 6.20 update 20
I often get the question how to handle applications with dependencies to other applications using Configuration Manager 2007. I have written this example and will follow up with a post on how to do it using SCCM v.next which is much easier than using SCCM 2007. You can use the “run another program before” feature
SCCM R3 is finally here!! So if you haven’t implemented Reporting Services in your SCCM environment now is the time, otherwise you will not be able to utilize all the new cool reports included in the Power Management feature! More information regarding R3 can be found here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/archive/2010/10/14/configuration-manager-2007-r3-is-here.aspx
During a project I stumbled on some new useful hotfixes for SCCM 2007 Sp2 released in September which helped us in the project and which could be useful elsewhere. 1. The Active Directory system discovery process cannot detect a client if the DNS suffix of the client differs from its DNS domain name in System
When migrating from SMS2003 or another deployment solution to SCCM 2007/MDT, one of the challenges are to import the computers into the MDT database so they are present when a computer needs to be re-installation is necessary. Michael Niehaus have written a great article and powershell cmdlet which I have used a couple of times now
I had the great honor to be presenting two sessions at the Cornerstone event Best-of-MMS in Stockholm 28-29/9. It was really a great event and a great time! Thanks to Cornerstone, all the sponsors and of course everyone who attended for making it a great event!