Tag: sccm

Task sequences best practices Configuration Manager 2012

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Microsoft has recently released a document series which contain best practices for task sequences with Configuration Manager 2012 R2. This series goes trough a step-by-step in all the different steps in a task sequence. For all IT-pros working with task sequences I suggest…

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XenApp & XenDesktop 7.5 released!

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Today as promised, Citrix released XenApp & XenDesktop 7.5!Which can be downloaded from mycitrix here – – –> http://bit.ly/1gXdots This new release contains alot of new interesting features such as integration with SCCM for WoL and integration with Amazon for cloud provisioning (Azure…

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Status update: Book and NIC2014

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So been a few hetical weeks! (Or should I say months) My book has been released to most of the major online book resellers, its called Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager High-Availability and Performance tuning You can see it from Amazon here –>…

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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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Excalibur and Configuration Manager

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Now Citrix released a beta build of Excalibur a couple of months ago, which shows the next generation of XenDesktop and XenApp architecture. (Well actually just XenDestkop, since the XenApp architecture is disappearing) In addition, with this release we have some fancy choices…

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Configuration Manager and hierarchy planning

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With 2012 release of System Center Configuration Manager, planning and designing a hierarchy became a bit more difficult. Not because of the limitations, but because of the huge mix of different possibilities you have. For instance with the introduction of CAS role (Which…

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Trouble with Application Catalog

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Had some trouble with a case today that the application catalog would not start. When we opened the catalog they could not connect to the catalog service and got this error message. According to the error message it could not connect to the…

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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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SCCM and Windows Embedded

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Configuration Manager SP1 will come with support for managing Windows Embedded. This will open a new world for managing thin clients. Dell Wyse has also announced that they will come with a integration possibility with their own device manager to allow for more…

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Configuration Manager 2012 silent install

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To run the Setup Downloader from command promt setupdl \MyServerMyShareConfigMgrUpdates /VERIFY: Use this option to verify the files in the download folder, which include language files. Review the ConfigMgrSetup.log file in the root of the C drive for a list of files that…

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