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16th May 2011

SCCM Admins guide to preparing your environment for Bitlocker Drive Encryption – part 2

In part 1, I talked about the requirements for Bitlocker and showed you how to extend your Active Directory Schema if you run Windows Server 2003 SP1/SP2 Windows Server 2003 R2 domain controllers. We then sat the permission so that a Windows 7 machine was able to write its own TPM owner password to Active […]

Category: Config Mgr, Tips and Tricks, Windows 7  |  3 Comments

5th May 2011

SCCM Admins guide to preparing your environment for Bitlocker Drive Encryption – part 1

If you use Configuration Manager 2007 it is pretty simple to enable Bitlocker as part of your OS deployment. But you still need prepare your environment for Bitlocker and this is done external of Configuration Manager 2007. This guide is meant for SCCM admins wanting to enable Bitlocker and will guide you through the process […]

Category: Configuration Manager, OS Deployment, Windows 7  |  4 Comments

13th Apr 2011

Hey–why does it sometimes take so long to delete a virtual machine from the Hyper-V console?

You may have noticed that it sometimes take quite some time to delete a virtual machine from within the Hyper-V console. It can take hours in some cases. This happens if the virtual machine has snapshots and it is by design. What actually happens when you delete the virtual machine is that the snapshot(s) is […]

Category: Application Virtualization  |  1 Comment

6th Apr 2011

Hey, what is Custom Client Settings in Configuration Manager 2012!?

In Configuration Manager 2007 most of the client agents settings you can configure are site wide except for a few such as Policy Polling interval and restart settings. These two can be configure on a collection basis – but that is it. But here comes Configuration Manager 2012 to the rescue – You can now […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012, Home  |  4 Comments

5th Apr 2011

Hey, where did my PXE Service Point go in Configuration Manager 2012?!

The PXE Service Point is no longer a separate site system role in Configuration Manager 2012. Instead it is a function of the Distribution Point Role.   In the Distribution Point Role Properties, you can find the PXE tab and you have the same configuration options as you did in Configuration Manager 2007 You can […]

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16th Nov 2010

System Center Configuration Manager 2012 presentations and slides from TechED 2010

Configuration Manager 2012 presentations and slides from TechED 2010 Europa and North America. You can watch these online or download them for offline viewing. Enjoy System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Overview http://www.msteched.com/2010/Europe/MGT203 System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Site Hierarchy Technical Overview http://www.msteched.com/2010/Europe/MGT303 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 – Device Management http://www.msteched.com/2010/NorthAmerica/MGT305 Microsoft System Center […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012  |  3 Comments

16th Nov 2010

System Center Configuration Manager 2012 presentations and slides from TechED 2010

Configuration Manager 2012 presentations and slides from TechED 2010 Europa and North America. You can watch these online or download them for offline viewing. Enjoy System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Overview http://www.msteched.com/2010/Europe/MGT203 System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Site Hierarchy Technical Overview http://www.msteched.com/2010/Europe/MGT303 Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 – Device Management http://www.msteched.com/2010/NorthAmerica/MGT305 Microsoft System Center […]

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29th Oct 2010

Links and notes from MOC 6451 course, week 43, 44 and 45

SCCM Right Click Tools http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/rhouchins/archive/2008/04/09/sccm-right-click-tools.aspx System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Toolkit v2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5a47b972-95d2-46b1-ab14-5d0cbce54eb8 SMS Client Center http://sourceforge.net/projects/smsclictr/ Creating Configuration Manager Reports Part 1: http://blog.coretech.dk/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports/ Part 2: http://blog.coretech.dk/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports-part-ii-creating-the-first-reports/ Creating Custom Reports by Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=87BBE64E-5439-4FC8-BECC-DEB372A40F4A&displaylang=en Read the blog at Coretech.dk for information about System Center, deployment and scripting http://blog.coretech.dk/ Microsoft System Center […]

Category: Config Mgr. Training  |  2 Comments

7th Oct 2010

Links and notes from MOC 6451 – Week 40 (Norway)

SCCM Right Click Tools http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/rhouchins/archive/2008/04/09/sccm-right-click-tools.aspx System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Toolkit v2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5a47b972-95d2-46b1-ab14-5d0cbce54eb8 SMS Client Center http://sourceforge.net/projects/smsclictr/ Creating Configuration Manager Reports Part 1: http://blog.coretech.dk/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports/ Part 2: http://blog.coretech.dk/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports-part-ii-creating-the-first-reports/ Creating Custom Reports by Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=87BBE64E-5439-4FC8-BECC-DEB372A40F4A&displaylang=en Read the blog at Coretech.dk for information about System Center, deployment and scripting http://blog.coretech.dk/ Microsoft System Center […]

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