Kent Agerlund's Blog

23rd Nov 2010

November Newsletter from TrueSec

Be sure to check out the November newsletter from TrueSec. Get some nice, helpful and very useful tricks on Deployment, Security, Configuration Manager and much more. The newsletter is written by Marcus Murray (MVP on Enterprise Security), Mikael Nyström (MVP on Setup/Deployment), Johan Arwidmark (MVP on Setup/Deployment) and Kent Agerlund (MVP on ConfigMgr.)

Category: Configuration Manager, Tips and tricks  |  Comment

17th Nov 2010

Modifying the execution account after installing Configuration Manager R3

In a previous post I described how you create and configure an execution account for SQL Reporting Services and Configuration Manager R2. The execution account is a requirement for those who want to use the e-mail subscription feature. Due to changes in security the execution account does not have the needed permission to open the […]

Category: Config Mgr. Inventory and Reporting, Configuration Manager, Tips and tricks, Troubleshooting  |  2 Comments

9th Nov 2010

V.Next changes name to ConfigMgr 2012

The new name for Configuration Manager has been announced at TechEd Berlin, more info

Category: Configuration Manager 2012  |  Comment

18th Oct 2010

Installing a Secondary site with non-standard SQL port

Configuration Manager will by default utilize the standard SQL ports when accessing the database. If you have configured the SQL server to use a non-standard port you will need to configure a SQL failure to do so will result in a non-working Management Point and WDS. The error: In the MPcontrol.log file you will see […]

Category: Site Systems, Troubleshooting  |  4 Comments

14th Oct 2010

Configuration Manager R3 available today

According to this post from from the System center team R3 will be available to download today 02:00 PM

Category: Configuration Manager R3  |  1 Comment

29th Sep 2010

Teched Berlin 2010

Some mails are just better than others This one just arrived in my inbox. Dear Kent: Congratulations!  You have been selected to participate in Tech·Ed Europe 2010 as a Microsoft Product Expert in the Technical Learning Center (TLC).  I’ll be helping out as Microsoft Expert in the System Center area. If you are in Berlin […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Teched  |  Comment

1st Sep 2010

New SCUG event in November

It looks like the guys over at SCUG have arranged yet another exiting event – Pretty interesting names on the speaker list, Wally Mead & Johan Arwidmark

Category: Danish User Group  |  Comment

20th Aug 2010

WDS Service stopping after system restart

I had a problem with my PSP (PXE Service Point) on a Windows 2008 R2 box. Every time I restarted the server the service wouldn’t start (Which is not good). The error only happens when I add the PXE Service Point role in the Configuration Manager console, without the role my WDS service is starting […]

Category: Site Systems, Troubleshooting  |  2 Comments

10th Aug 2010

Integrate 3rd. party updates with Configuration Manager and Shavlik SCUPdates Part II

In this post I will explain how you can integrate SCUPdates from Shavlik from A to Z. I’ll focus the post on these topics. Installation of the product Richness of the update catalog Configuration Manager integration Approving Updates Deploying Updates Reporting How to get started Installation of the product SCUPdates requires that you have installed […]

Category: Custom Updates, Software Updates  |  3 Comments

23rd Jun 2010

Integrate 3rd. party software update with Configuration Manager 2007 and Secunia Part I

In the following weeks I will blog about the some of the different 3rd. party software update solution we can integrate with Configuration Manager. I will focus my articles on: Installation of the product Richness of the update catalog Configuration Manager integration Approving Updates Deploying Updates Reporting How to get started First I will test […]

Category: Custom Updates, Software Updates  |  Comment