Tag: configmgr

Configuration Manager 2012 Client Communication & Hardware Planning

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Now Configuration Manager is a complex beast, when designing a ConfigMgr site you have to plan carefully your network because there is going to be a lot of traffic going back and forth from your servers to your clients, and from your servers…

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Remote Control for Configuration Manager

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I actually see a lot of search terms on this blog regarding Remote Control so therefore I wanted to write a post to clarify it’s functionality and how to set it up. It allows for administrators to connect to a client without using…

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Configuration Manager and Collections

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I see a lot of questions on the forums and lot’s of traffic on my blog regarding computer collections. In many cases you want to separate your managed computers / servers into different collections.For instance you would want to separate clients from two…

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Boundaries and Boundary Groups

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I see a lot of searches towards the blog regarding boundaries and boundary groups so therefore I thought that I should post a bit more about how these settings work and how they affect your site. A boundary is a network location in…

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ConfigMgr 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta

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Microsoft just released the beta of service pack 1 for System Center 2012. And for ConfigMgr that includes: Deployment and management of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Distribution point for Windows Azure to help reduce infrastructure costs Automation of administrative tasks through…

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Backup site servers in SCCM 2012

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A bit hidden in SCCM 2012 is the ability to backup site servers in Configuration Manager with a schedule, open the console go to administration –> site configuration –> sites –> settings –> Site Maintance From there you choose “Backup Sites Servers” and…

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Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 what’s new

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Since the release in April, Microsoft has been working hard to finish the service pack 1 for System Center 2012. This is needed because the regular System Center  2012 release does not support Server 2012. Therefore Microsoft has to move fast to release…

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Software Metering ConfigMgr 2012

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Software Metering is a feature in ConfigMgr 2012 which allows for inventory software usage. For instance you can see how many copies of an application has been deployed to computers and among these you can see how many actually use the application. And…

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