Tag: System Center

Configuration Manager and Easy Servicing

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Now with the later releases of Configuration Manager Microsoft has introduced something called Easy Servicing which allows for updates to be automatically installed and updated within an enviroment. Now there have been some major updates to Configuration Manager already such as https://technet.microsoft.com/library/dn965439.aspx#BKMK_TP3Update TP3,…

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Wire Data in Operations Management Suite

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Microsoft finally released a new solutions pack to Operations Management suite the other day, which I have been waiting for since Ignite! WireData!!! This is an solution pack that gathers meta data about your network, it requires a local agent installed on your…

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Netscaler masterclass presentation Oktober 2014

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Today I presented on the Netscaler masterclass on the subject,  System Center and Netscaler and here is my presentation –> https://www.slideshare.net/secret/uSy62iG3eeoaFY My talk consisted about using the different integrations between System Center and Netscaler, primarly on * Virtual Machine Manager and Netscaler (Using…

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System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 CU3

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Today Microsoft released CU3 version of ConfigMgr 2013 R2, and there are some minor bugfixes but there is also one important new change here! That is the ability to define allowed Management Points for a client to communicate with, This cumulative update introduces…

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XenDesktop 7.5 and Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image

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Yesterday Citrix announced a Tech Preview of a XenDesktop 7.5 Gallery image for Azure Pack.For those so not familiar with Azure Pack, this is a portal which builds upon System Center (and some other tools) do deliver an Azure-like portal where you can…

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Veeam Management pack for Hyper-V and Vmware walktrough

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Yesterday, Veeam released their new management pack which for the first time includes support for both Vmware and Hyper-V. Now I have gotten a lot of questions regarding (Why have Hyper-V monitoring if Microsoft has it ?) well Veeam’s pack has alot more…

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Setup Management pack for SQL 2012 with Operations Manager

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Now Microsoft recently released their new management pack for SQL Server, which included new dashboard views for SQL administrators. Now this is nice and it gives a clear overview of the current configuration and what’s happening at the time. Now it supports most…

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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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Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 2.0

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So this is such a great update I have to blog about it, I have been in many projects involving migrating from VMware to Hyper-V and there of course many options to choose from there. Alas Microsoft had its own Virtual Machine Converter…

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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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