Have you ever tried to transfer some Request Offerings that contains runbooks from one environment to the other?
You will notice that is it not possible by default.
This utility can help you accomplish the task!Category: Orchestrator / Opalis, Recommended Tools, Service Manager, System Center Orchestrator 2012 | Comment
UPDATE: New version uploaded fixing a bug in list and improving error logging. Please send any logs if your application crashes This post describes the tool and configuration. Blog post by Kent Agerlund, describing how to use it in your environment http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/updated-version-of-the-package-source-changer/ 1. Introduction As we start migrating from CM2007 to CM2012 one of [...]Category: Configuration Manager, Recommended Tools | 12 Comments
The Coretech shutdown tool is available in a new version. The new version allows you to close one or more running process(es) prior to installing another program. The updated version is perfect for those scenarios where an application (like JAVA) requires that one or more programs are closed before starting the installation. To read more [...]Category: Configuration Manager, Recommended Tools, Software distribution, Software Updates, Tips and tricks | 23 Comments
Today I just finished typing the last word in my upcoming book titled System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Mastering the Fundamentals. The book is published by Deploymentartist.com and will be available on Amazon from Mid-June. The book will also be available for Kindle a few weeks later. Once the book is published we will also [...]Category: Configuration Manager, Event, Recommended Tools, Tips and tricks | 7 Comments
By default application approvals must be done from within the ConfigMgr 2012 administrator console. If you have Service Manager 2012 you can use that to implement an approval process. For those of you who do not (yet) have Service Manager here is a tool that you can use. The solution consists of a Website and [...]Category: Config Mgr. Tools, Configuration Manager, Recommended Tools, Tips and tricks | 36 Comments
Updated version of the shutdown utility is ready for download. Thanks to Tom for reporting a bug in the previous version. Bug Fixes: Fixed Memory Leak, which let the program consume up to 160MB. Fixed /eb switch generating a file instead, changed argument syntax to /ebM:xxx and /ebL:xxx ShutdownTool.exe [/t] [/d] [/m] [/r | [...]Category: Configuration Manager, Recommended Tools, Tips and tricks | 12 Comments
A new and updated version of our popular shutdown utility is available for download. Read this post for a detailed description of the utility. Changelog: Additions: Added Exit Error Codes. Added Minimize Button. Added Notification Form when Minimized. Added the support for an external description text file. Added the argument support for LastBootTime more or [...]Category: Config Mgr. Tools, Configuration Manager, Recommended Tools | 1 Comment
This is the post that describes the tool and configuration. Please view this guide http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/updating-the-package-source-in-configuration-manager-2007/ by my colleague Kent Agerlunds, on how to use it in a ConfigMgr Migration 1. Introduction As we start migrating from CM2007 to CM2012 one of the requirements is that the package source used for packages must be a UNC. [...]Category: Config Mgr. Tools, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012, Recommended Tools | 10 Comments
This week a customer contacted us, claiming that the tool did not work on sundays! I thought that was pretty strange, so I asked for log file/event log messages, and it was true. It did fail! It was even “Kernelbase.dll” or “kernel32.dll” that was throwing the exception! I tested it on our test environment, and [...]Category: Client Installation, Config Mgr. Tools, Configuration Manager, OS Deployment, Recommended Tools | 5 Comments
Update for utility: Coretech Auto Install Warning 1.0.3Category: Configuration Manager, Recommended Tools, Tips and tricks | 31 Comments
Fixes: New size for more text, possibility to change font size in config.