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30th Apr 2013

Error when running Application reports in ConfigMgr 2012

During the SQL Reporting Services site system role, SCCM automatically create a login in SQL and assign the required permissions to the account that you have specified. However I have seen several times that the account do not have the permissions required to run some of the Application reports.   When running the Software Distribution […]

Category: Config Mgr. Inventory and Reporting, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012, SQL Reporting services, Tips and tricks, Troubleshooting  |  5 Comments

17th Apr 2013

System Center 2012 ConfigMgr Advanced infrastructure session notes

Here are the promised links to our demos from the advanced infrastructure session @MMS 2013 in Las Vegas. View the session on channel 9 and download slides: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/MMS/2013/UD-B308 Working with Management Point and SQL replicas: Step-bystep guide to create a Management Point replica: http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/working-with-database-replicas-on-your-management-point/ Video on setting up a Management point replica: http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2012/08/06/next-sccm-guru-webcast-features-brian-mason/  Working with […]

Category: Config Mgr. Training, Configuration Manager  |  7 Comments

16th Apr 2013

Coretech Distribution Point Utilization Monitor

Ever wanted to see how much content is being downloaded by each ConfigMgr. client and from where? Then look no further, the Coretech Distribution Point utilization monitor will give you the answers. The tool has a server portion with a database and a client that you install on all distribution points. Once a day the […]

Category: Config Mgr. Tools, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012, Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, Site Systems, Tips and tricks  |  28 Comments

11th Apr 2013

Slide deck from Birds of a Feather “BOF08 PowerShell – Examples from the Real Word”

First, a huge thank to all of you who decided to spend a Wednessday evening in Las Vegas with Kaido and I – we hoped for 20 and 4 times that number showed up. The slide deck from BOF sessions are not available on http://www.2013mms.com/ You can download our slide deck from the BOF08 PowerShell […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Tips and tricks  |  1 Comment

2nd Apr 2013

Getting ready for MMS 2013

It’s that time of year again – MMS in Vegas. This year I’ll be (co)-hosting 6 sessions – if you still have an empty slot in your schedule please consider one of these Managing Third Party Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1  – Sunday, April 7, 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM Kent Agerlund, […]

Category: Config Mgr. Training, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, Custom Updates, Software Updates, Tips and tricks  |  1 Comment

1st Apr 2013

Awarded Most Valuable Proffesional– MVP 2013

What a nice day, Sun is shining, the snow is melting and I just got this mail     Dear Kent Agerlund, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2013 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. […]

Category: Configuration Manager, MVP, MVP  |  6 Comments

19th Feb 2013

Automatic Client Upgrade greyed out

In ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 you might run into the Automatic Client Upgrade feature being greyed even if you are a full administrator. In this example I have a group called ConfigMgr Administrators that has been assigned Full Administrator rights but are still not able to enable the Automatic Client Upgrade settings. To fix the issue […]

Category: Configuration Manager 2012, Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, Security, Troubleshooting  |  10 Comments

9th Feb 2013

Migrate reports from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 SP1

The built-in migration wizard in ConfigMgr 2012 can migrate most objects but not reports. In ConfigMgr 2012 classical ASP reports (as we know them from earlier versions) are no longer supported. Migrate the classical reports to SQL Reporting Services in SCCM 2007 Below is a walk thru of how you migrate your existing classical reports […]

Category: Config Mgr. Inventory and Reporting, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012, Tips and tricks  |  11 Comments

4th Feb 2013

Slides and notes from my Advanced Infrastructure session @NIC 2013

A huge thanks to all NIC 2013 attendes, once again you proved that Norway is a perfect place to host the Nordic Infrastructure Conference. Two great days where I also had the pleasure of attending sessions hosted by some A-Class speakers. As promised here is my slide deck from my Friday afternoon session on dvanced […]

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

26th Jan 2013

Slides and notes from my 3rd. party Patch Management session @NIC 2013

A huge thanks to all NIC 2013 attendees, once again you proved that Norway is a perfect place to host the Nordic Infrastructure Conference. Two great days with some A-Class speakers. As promised here is my slide deck from my 3rd. party software update session. During my session, I discussed how to prepare your environment […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012, Custom Updates, Event, Security, Software Updates, Tips and tricks  |  3 Comments