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System Center 2012 R2 Update Rollup 2 and Windows Azure Pack Update 2 are Now Available

Time flies by and Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 is now available. Almost all components are receiving update. There are a lot of nice fixes in this update that you will want to squash. Before doing that in production make sure you test them in your dev environment. Here are the fixes: […]

DPM 2012 R2 Installation Failure – ID: 4323

This week I experienced an install failure of DPM 2012 R2 in a test lab, and the error received from the DPM installer did not provide the reason, or even the correct clues, as to the cause of the failure. After installing SQL Server locally, I performed the install of DPM, and everything was fine […]

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 […]

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 […]

System Center 2012 R2 Update Rollup 1

The first update rollup for System Center 2012 R2 is here. Description of Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 R2 SCOM and SCVMM Updates require running some scripts against the databases. Be sure to read carefully the instructions and run those scripts.There is instruction video for installing UR1 to VMM 2012 R2. Update Rollup […]

TIP: Managing Orchestrator Global Configuration Settings Across Environments

We had a very interesting question asked in a recent thread on the SCC System Center 2012 Orchestrator forum, which I bet many people out there have regarding Orchestrator: When I export runbooks, is it possible to ensure my System Center runbooks do not require me to update the connection on every activity? The short […]

Microsoft KB and Cloud OS Blog Roundup for the week of 12/8 through 12/14

Here are all new System Center and Security Solution updates published during the week of 11/10 through 11/16, including: 4 new KB articles 2 new hotfixes 36 new blog posts   KB Articles     Product Title   Application Virtualization How to deploy and manage Office 2013 on App-V 5.0 (2915745)   Application Virtualization Hotfix […]

Microsoft KB and Cloud OS Blog Roundup for the week of 11/10–11/16

Here are all new System Center and Security Solution updates published during the week of 11/10 through 11/16, including: 2 new KB articles 18 new blog posts KB Articles   Product Title Endpoint Protection Endpoint Protection client UI displays an incorrect “Start time” value for a scan in progress (2896610) Virtual Machine Manager You may […]

TIP: Setting SQL Max Degree of Parallelism Achieve Big System Center SQL Performance Gains

We had a great thread on the SCC forums the other day I wanted to share, ambiguously titled “are we the only one?” in which community member Drew Drew (a great OpsMgr admin and MP author) describes the massive performance gains realized through a change in the max degree of parallelism in OpsMgr SQL instances. […]