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  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012 Windows Update Client Process

    Hi Gang! So I provided this information to one of my customers recently, and Georgy said it would be quite helpful for you dedicated ConfigMgrDogs readers too, so here it is. This is a high-level view of the Windows Update process from a ConfigMgr clients view utilizing a SUP (Software Update Point...
  • Blog Post: Include/Exclude Collections Rule

    My last post on ConfigMgr 2012 Collections (I promise!). I wanted to go over Include and Exclude Collection Rules. Include and Exclude collection rules are a new feature in ConfigMgr 2012 and I think you’ll find them most useful. They basically allow us to add or remove resources from a collection...
  • Blog Post: How NOIDMIFs can extend your Hardware Inventory

    ConfigMgr hardware inventory is a very important and widely used feature. We use it to collect all sorts of information, from hardware info such as disk configuration, amount of RAM, etc. Hardware Inventory is also used to query the Add/Remove Programs to see what software is installed on a machine....
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012 Content Library Overview

    Content Management in ConfigMgr 2012 has completely changed to what we did in SCCM 2007. When you distribute content to a Distribution Point in ConfigMgr 2012, a check is done against the Content Library to confirm that any of the source files being referenced in your application/package do not already...
  • Blog Post: Creating Lab Computer Objects

    So I’m getting my preparation done for TechEd 2013 on the Gold Coast and needed to fill my ConfigMgr hierarchy with some dummy computer objects. My session being PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, of course I went straight to PowerShell to do the work for me.  I’m not looking for anything too special;...
  • Blog Post: List of ConfigMgr 2012 KB Articles and Hotfixes

    A list of Knowledge Base Articles and Hotfix information for Configuration Manager 2012 has been published on the Technet Wiki. This is a living document and will be updated regularly: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9539.list-of-public-microsoft-support-knowledge-base-kb-articles...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012 SP1: Deploy iOS and Android Apps!

    With all of the excitement surrounding the Beta 1 release of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, there’s been a fairly big feature that's been rarely spoken about… Deploying iOS/Android apps to ‘un-managed’ devices! This post wont be a deep dive into creating and deploying iOS/Android apps, it will just take you through...
  • Blog Post: Migrating App-V Packages– "OSD file defines incompatible OS requirements”

    Ran into an interesting issue while trying to migrate some App-V Applications from ConfigMgr 2007 to 2012 SP1. Most of the App-V packages migrated fine, however a few of them reported an error “OSD file defines incompatible OS requirements” After taking a look at the OSD file, according...
  • Blog Post: New logs in ConfigMgr 2012 – Client Logs

    With the new version of Configuration Manager, comes a bunch of new juicy logs. I’ll separate the posts into Client and Server. In this first instalment, I’ll cover off on the new logs found on your clients. The first thing you need to know, is the log location has changed slightly. Client logs can now...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshoot ConfigMgr 2012 SCCMContentLib Disk I/O

    So I’ve been building up some Labs for our up-and-coming ConfigMgr 2012 Chalk Talks, and my CAS started running really slowly. It’s a virtual machine on a desktop grade piece of hardware, but all of my other servers running were fine. I rebooted the machine, checked all the usuals –...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Australia 2013 - PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Content

    Update: here is the video of my session (link below for full resolution video) http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Australia/2013/WCL416 Hello ConfigMgrDogs community. I’ve just completed my TechEd 2013 presentation – PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1. For those who weren’t...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012: Upcoming Enhancements in SP1

    The Product Group have recently announced the Beta of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 at TechNet 2012 North America. You can view the announcement at http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2012/MGT309   Enhancements include: Platform Support: Windows 8 Windows 8 tablet (Intel SoC) support Mac OS...
  • Blog Post: Home, Sweet Home

    Well the PFE team are now back from TechEd 2012 held on the Gold Coast, Australia. As nice as it is to be home, we all had a terrific time on the GC – great weather, great sessions and great speaking with all the ConfigMgr engineers Australia wide. The official TechEd Australia 2012 site is now up with...