How To: Enable Defrag on Server 2008R2 and Windows 7 Using ConfigMgr Setttings Management


A great article from MVP and friend Greg Ramsey:

How To: Enable Defrag on Server 2008R2 and Windows 7 Using ConfigMgr Setttings Management.

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Certification for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Completed!


SysCnt12-ConfigMgr_196x50Wow this is really great news!

On February 23/2012 I had the privilege to take the Beta Examination of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager named and coded as “071-243 Administering & Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager”, the examination results would be announced 8 weeks after the beta cycle completion.

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System Center 2012 RC Versions available for Public Evaluation (along with some Betas)


System Center Logo CompactWell after some hiatus from blogging I’m back to update you with stuff I learn for the System Center family of products and especially “Configuration Manager”.

I’ve been waiting since July 2011 the RC Version of Configuration Manager 2012 or better known as “System Center 2012 Configuration Manager”, notice the re-branding of the product, it’s not any more “System Center Configuration Manager 2012” it is “System Center 2012 Configuration Manager”, the same goes to the other products of the “System Center” family, now they are all named as “System Center 2012 Product Name”, it will take me some time to get used to it but that’s not a serious issue Smile.

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Configuration Manager 2007: Advertisement status error


Fellow MVP from Canada Garth Jones has encountered an error while checking the Advertisement Status for a Specific time frame in Configuration Manager 2007, after the error message the console crashes.

This has been filed as a bug in Connect (https://connect.microsoft.com/site16/feedback/details/654967/mvp-advertisement-status-error) and here are the reproduction Steps:

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Results and Questions clarifications from April 7th’ Live Meeting: "Configuration Manager 2007 R3, Power Management, Integration with Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010"


logo_configmanagerFirst of all, I would like to thank all the participants for attending this Live Meeting, I’ve stated that there will be more events s such organized by “SystemCenter.gr: The Greek SystemCenter User Group” and I will keep my promise for sure!

 

FEP_LogoSystemCenter.gr will be operational until the End of May 2011, more details about it’s content and progress in a next blog post, this blog’s content will also get mirrored in there and there will be cross posts between them.

So allow me to sum up about the Live Meeting and to clarify some questions posed.
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1η Πανελλήνια παρουσίαση των χαρακτηριστικών διαχείρισης ενέργειας του Configuration Manager 2007 R3 και της λύσης διαχείρισης του Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010


Στα πλαίσια των Partner IT Pro Live Meetings για το έτος 2011 θα γίνει παρουσίαση των χαρακτηριστικών Power Management του Configuration Manager 2007 R3 καθώς και της νέας λύσης Antivirus/Antimalware της Microsoft “Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010” της οποίας η διαχείριση ενσωματώνεται στον Confιguration Manager 2007 R2 και άνω. Continue reading “1η Πανελλήνια παρουσίαση των χαρακτηριστικών διαχείρισης ενέργειας του Configuration Manager 2007 R3 και της λύσης διαχείρισης του Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010”

Automating Configuration Manager 2007 Remote Server Migrations to CM 2012 Version with Configuration Manager Physical to Virtual Migration Toolkit (CTP)


SystemCenter_Logo These are really exciting news, during MMS 2011 it was announced from the Configuration Manager Team, that there is a tool available in Community Technology Preview (CTP )Version which will facilitate the migration of Remote Site Servers that need to be retained during the Side-by-Side Migration process of Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.

Here is the official info, the link at the connect site to download it can be found at the end of the post:

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