Tag: Configuration Manager

Citrix Connector for System Center Configuration manager 7.5 walkthrough

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Earlier today, Citrix released their updated System Center Configuration Manager connector to XenDesktop 7.5. It can be downloaded from here –> http://www.citrix.com/downloads/xendesktop/product-software/xendesktop-and-xenapp-75-connector-for-sccm.html note that it requires an mycitrix account in order to download it. So what does it do ? well a couple…

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System Center 2012 tools and third-party extensions

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This is something I’ve been meaning to write for some time, since I see new  tools and extensions added to System Center every day. Many of these extensions are powerful and free which many use in their day to day job. So therefore…

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Configuration Manager with App-V and SCS

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Now been encoutering some cases lately regarding use of App-V and Shared Content Store deployed from Configuration Manager. There are a couple of things that are worth taking note of here. * Shared Content Store is an client configuration! This can be enabled…

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Using data dedupliation with Configuration Manager

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Microsoft recetly published an blogpost with how we can use data deduplication with Configuration Manager. http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2014/02/18/configuration-manager-distribution-points-and-windows-server-2012-data-deduplication.aspx Now the reason why you would use Data deduplication is to save space, since this works on a file level it allows us to remove redudant chunks…

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My little System Center book project!

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For sometime now I have been occupied with my little book project, it has taken a lot of time from my blogging since it has been completely new territory for my part. But! it has been a unique learning experience and I think…

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XenDesktop 7 and Configuration Manager (Project Loki)

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With the release of XenDesktop 7 I was eager to see if there were any integrations with Configuration Manager, but no not yet…. Citrix also recently released an update to the Configuraiton Manager connector (Project thor) and there it was announced that Citrix…

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XenMobile vs Configuration Manager & Intune

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So this is a discussion I often meet, and will come across more the next weeks and months ahead I belive Many of the customers I work with are often a full blowen Citrix customer or more forwards Microsoft. Many are facing the…

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Pull-based distribution point and rate limiting

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One of the awesome features in Configuration Manager SP1 is the ability to define a distribution point as pull based. In essence what it does is that instead of pushing content from a site server to all the distribution points within a site,…

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Configuration Manager Documentaion update August 2013

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The Configuration Manager team at Microsoft released a huge number of updates today regarding the System Center 2012 R2 release –>http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2013/08/29/announcement-configuration-manager-documentation-library-update-for-august-2013.aspx And something I was waiting for, finally showed up! how to create a VHD from a task sequence –> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn448591.aspx

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Back in action! and what’s happening

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After 4 weeks with MCT traning courses (It takes alot time to prepare and took alot of spare time for me) but now im back and as part of it Im focusing on my book writing, as I have now signed a deal…

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