Config Manager Posts

Check out the upcoming #DFWSMUG!

The upcoming DFWSMUG this Friday, April 25, 2014 in Irving Texas looks like it’s going to be a packed event. A subset of the schedule and the event registration link are below: 9:00-9:30 Breakfast & News Updates 9:30-10:30 Cameron Fuller – What’s Coming Soon in the Operations Manager 3rd Party Extensions Space In this session […]

Get the inside scoop on MS TechEd 2014 and fun in Houston (6-Part Videos Series)

Joey Snow and guy in the funny interesting hat (Rick Claus) have been talking on Channel9 about what’s going on inside and outside the conference. Whether you are thinking about attending the conference or already have your conference ticket bought and travel booked, they have some info that may tip the scales for you. The […]

Inside Central 40–Security and Compliance Management with System Center and Windows Server

This episode is a must for any and all system admins. I know it’s not as upbeat as some of our usual episodes, but security and compliance is something that virtually everyone has to deal with. There are a number of capabilities in both System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 you may […]

Orchestrator HOW-TO: SCOM Maintenance Mode for Windows Computers in an SCCM Collection

In server patch management automation scenarios involving System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM), a common goal is to place Windows computers from a device collection into maintenance mode in System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM). Typically, I use a fair bit of PowerShell in my runbooks to maximize control over details of the process, but […]

Deploying Generation 2 VMs with PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT)

Rob Willis has just released the latest version of his PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT) and with it a new VMCreator script that allows you to deploy Generation 2 virtual machines. Before you can deploy your Generation 2 virtual machines, you’ll need to use the Convert-WindowsImage PowerShell script to create your template/parent VHD. Generation 2 virtual […]

Excellent opportunities for System Center 2012 suite professionals

Hi Everyone I am currently looking for excellent candidates with design and implementation skills around SCCM and SCOM right across the UK, there are opportunities to work with MVP’s and also earning potential of u[p to £90,000. Please could anyone who is interested in finding out more details please get in touch Daren Spaul Principal […]