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21st Feb 2013

State of the Empire: How to use E-mail Notifications in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

In the old days you found out something was wrong when phones started to ring and senior management was at you "doorstep" with an angry look. In Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 we have many ways of being proactive with the state of our environment and the state of our precious clients. In this blog post […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, SQL Reporting services  |  5 Comments

21st Feb 2013

Configure E-mail Notification component in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

In order to send Alert notifications or Reports via E-mail we need to make some configurations in the Console and in SQL Reporting Services Configuration Manager. In the Administration section select the Site Configuration folder and click Sites. In the Ribbon click Configure Site Components and select E-mail Notification. Enter the details for the SMTP […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, SQL Reporting services  |  4 Comments

11th Feb 2013

WSUS 6.x Admin Console Post-deployment Configuration fails on Windows Server 2012

When you want to just install an Admin Console instance of WSUS on the new Windows Server 2012, it has shown to be a little troublesome at times. In the old WSUS 3.0 days it was easier because it was an executable you installed, and in the installation you was asked to choose whether you […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, Software Updates, Windows Server 2012, WSUS  |  5 Comments

15th Jan 2013

SCCM 2012 SP1 – Now cleaning up Update Packages & Folders

This just made my day – i simply could not wait to get this out in a blogpost! Those of you that spend time managing Sofware Updates via ConfigMgr will be happy to know that Microsoft went ahead and made a maintenence task/routine for cleaning up packages and folders with expired updates. Previously you would […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012, Software Updates  |  9 Comments

11th Dec 2012

New Agents will not re-assign to ConfigMgr 2012 Site

Many are waiting for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 before they actually go from ConfigMgr 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012. If you for some reason have a Group Policy that assigns clients to a specified Site code you will hit a barrier migrating your clients with the new Agent. The installation itself will go fine but it stops […]

Category: Client Installation, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012  |  4 Comments

12th Oct 2012

Child domain objects are not Discovered in SCCM

In most cases people have configured their User, System or Group discovery correctly by adding an LDAP path that SCCM will start discovering from. Could be an OU [LDAP://OU=Computers,DC=Domain,DC=Local] or even the domain root [LDAP://DC=Domain,DC=Local]. “But, but! We are missing several objects and they seem to be residing on one or more of the child […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012  |  1 Comment