SCC Cafe Posts

System center returnie and new to the communitiy

hey guys im back in the system center fold having returned from the dark side of n-able and small fry monitoring solutions. Havnt touched 2012 much but previously implemented and managed major scom, sccm, hyperv and system manager all be it in previous versions. Looking to lift knoweldge and skills again and pick your brains […]

Dashboard Views for OpsMgr 2012: Active Directory, Exchange and SharePoint

The positive feedback on the site has been awesome. We really appreciate the kind words! Final cleanup continues and new features are already in the works. In the meantime, I’ve posted a few dashboard views for System Center 2012 Operations Manager in the Community Management Pack Catalog. Get them at the links below. Active Directory […]

Welcome to SCC vNext: Status Update and Next Steps

Welcome at last to the new release System Center Central. You’ve likely noticed that over the weekend we’ve moved to a completely different platform with better search and greater discoverability.  I wanted to offer up a couple of quick comments on work remaining to be done, and what you can do to help the community […]

SCC on WP8

I recently upgraded my phone to a nice new shiny Nokia Lumia 920, which is great, however I realised today that I could not log into this site because of an IE10 issue. Cameron Fuller recently blogged about how to get around this issue by making IE10 render pages as IE9, however this is not […]

Learn Windows Server 2012 in a long weekend with these JumpStart Videos and Virtual Labs

I’ve had quite a few requests in recent weeks asking “How do I ramp up on Windows 2012 quickly without spending a fortune?”. Fortunately, Microsoft has made this an easy proposition with online learning resources covering both lecture and demo on Windows Server 2012 concepts, as well a hands-on labs to solidify what you’ve learned […]

QuickTip: Pinning the Ribbon in MS Office 2013

I was pretty aggravated by the lack of an option to pin the ribbon (keep it visible while working) in the last beta of Microsoft Word 2013, as were many others who made their frustration known on the TechNet Forums. Fortunately, in  the recent RTM release, you’ll now find the same option available in every […]

MS Word 2013 Keyboard Shortcuts

I was just documenting a few Office 2013 shortcut keys to streamline my Unleashed editing activities. Here are a few I am using frequently. F12 Opens the Save As dialogue box F11 Cycles through hyperlinks in your document F10 Brings up navigation key hints (see figure 1) F7 Start spelling and grammar check F5 Launch […]