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16th Dec 2014

System Center 2012 ConfigMgr Dashboard– Because we want you to look smart

Do you know the feeling when it feels like you have lost your head and can’t find the information your need? You start browsing the 468 canned reports and quickly spend a couple of hours still without finding exactly what you need. @ Coretech we know the feeling, but instead of keep being frustrated we […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Tips and tricks  |  Comment

1st Dec 2014

Why System Center Updates Publisher aka SCUP is still a great tool

Welcome to the Coretech x-mas blog Calendar where we will give you a little insiders tip every single day in December.   Even if I don’t deploy 3rd party updates with SCUP 2011 I still use the tool for two purposes. I always upgrade my ConfigMgr clients and consoles to the latest CU using the […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Custom Updates, Tips and tricks  |  Comment

29th Nov 2014

Upgrading ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Primary site server from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2

Maybe my most boring blog post ever, but just finished upgrading the primary site server from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2. After the upgrade I performed a ConfigMgr Site reset (not required, but just in case). Testing out the different features and all but one looked to be doing just fine. The […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012 R2, Tips and tricks  |  2 Comments

28th Nov 2014

Why do my ConfigMgr clients not report having the new CU3 installed?

Recently I had to deploy CU3 to a lot of clients and I ran into a funny issue. After a couple of days I only saw about 10-15% of the clients reporting the new CU3 being installed although my CU3 packages seemed to be running fine and hitting almost 90% of all clients in the […]

Category: Client Installation, Configuration Manager  |  1 Comment

26th Nov 2014

Device based vs User based MDM policies in ConfigMgr 2012 R2

With ConfigMgr and Intune you have long been able to manage devices like Android, iOS and Windows with mail profiles, security settings, Wi-Fi profiles and VPN profiles. Deployment of those profiles has undergone a fundamental change with the release of ConfigMgr R2 and CU3. To understand those changes you first to understand how policies were […]

Category: Configuration Manager, MDM  |  1 Comment

22nd Nov 2014

Slides and links from my session @Techdays in Sweden

As always thanks for attending and for making speaking in Stockholm being a fun thing to do. As promised during the session here are the links to the blog posts I mentioned, the script I used and the slide deck. Autmating the WSUS Cleanup process http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/house-of-cardsthe-configmgr-software-update-point-and-wsus/ SQL PowerShell audit script http://stevethompsonmvp.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/powershell-sql-audit-script/ Splitting existing ConfigMgr database […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Event  |  1 Comment

12th Nov 2014

Coretech System Center Dashboard

I’m proud to announce our System Center dashboard with the Configuration Manager 2012 connector. What is the dashboard Coretech’s System Center dashboard with the Configuration Manager 2012 connector enables enterprise client management administrators to make the right decisions at the right time. The dashboard can provide status on deployments, compliance, mobile devices and client health. […]

Category: Home  |  2 Comments

11th Nov 2014

Troubleshooting Certificate deployment on iOS devices with ConfigMgr & Intune

Last week I had an issue trying to enroll certificates thru ConfigMgr/Intune via NDES on iOS devices. The enrollment worked like a charm on Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The error I got in the crp.log file (Certificate Reqistration Point component) was key usage in CSR 160 and challenge 224 do not match To fix the […]

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8th Nov 2014

Coretech Automated Software Update Management–CASUM

We love to automate and spend time on interesting tasks – If you are like us, why not use our latest tool CASUM and get done with Patch Tuesday in 10 seconds. Download today more detailed informatil will follow

Category: Configuration Manager  |  1 Comment

2nd Oct 2014

Using Server V.Next as a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 CU3 site system role

Does it work? Sure it does, is it supported? – No way In my test I deployed the new Windows Server Technical Preview 9841, installed the distribution point, management point and software update point requirements. Here you see the distmgr.log file distributing content to my cm03.corp.viamonstra.com distribution point – notice the server version number. Windows […]

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