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Download Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2

Consumerization is a growing challenge for IT organizations. System Center Configuration Manager 2012 helps IT empower people to use the devices and applications they need to be productive, while maintaining corporate compliance and control.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/ff657840.aspx

 

Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com/

 

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

 

Configuration Manager & SMS

Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr

http://blogs.msdn.com/steverac/

 

System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten

http://blogs.msdn.com/rslaten/

 

The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/configurationmgr/

 

The Deployment Guys

http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys

 

System Center Configuration Manager Solutions

http://blogs.technet.com/mwiles/

 

Carlos Santiago's Manageability Blog - Configuration Manager

http://blogs.technet.com/carlossantiago/

 

Michael Niehaus' Windows and Office deployment ramblings

http://blogs.technet.com/mniehaus/

 

Paul Thomsen at myITforum.com

http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/pthomsen/default.aspx

 

Jeff Gilbert's Web blog at myITforum.com

http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/jgilbert/default.aspx

 

Operations Manager & MOM

The Operations Manager Support Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/b/operationsmgr/

 

Kevin Holman's OpsMgr Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/

 

Jonathan Almquist on Operations Manager - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/jonathanalmquist/

 

Jimmy Harper’s Operations Manager Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/jimmyharper/

 

Brian Wrenn on OpsMgr MP Authoring – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpauthor/

 

Other

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

http://blogs.technet.com/b/scvmm/

 

The App-V Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/b/appv/

 

The Out of Band Management Support Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/oob/

 

 

Tweets

Operations Manager & MOM

@OpsMgr

Tweets from the Ops manager team

 

@MPReleases

Notification of new Management Pack Releases as they happen.

 

@MS_SystemCenter

We are the System Center Support team. We support App-V, ConfigMgr, DPM, MED-V, Opalis, OpsMgr, Server App-V, Service Manager, SCE, SCVMM, WSUS and more.

 

@system_center

The folks at Microsoft who work on the System Center family of products and solutions.

 

 

Downloads

Operations Manager & MOM

SQL Server Monitoring Management Pack

The Microsoft SQL Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and R2 provides discovery and monitoring of SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=8c0f970e-c653-4c15-9e51-6a6cadfca363

 

SQL Server 2000 Monitoring Management Pack

The Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Management Pack provides both proactive and reactive monitoring of SQL Server 2000 in an enterprise environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=653d9fb9-b1c6-4702-a152-99852dcb2772

 

 

Events/Webcasts

Talk TechNet with Keith Combs and Matt Hester – Episode 28: The OpsMgr Unleashed authors on Operations Manager 2012 (Level 200)

5/6/2011 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Talk TechNet is about discussing topics and trends in the world of IT Professionals. In our May 6th show we’ll have guests Kerrie Meyler, Cameron Fuller, and John Joyner. Kerrie, Cameron, and John are Operations Manager MVPs

and authors of the System Center Operations Manager Unleashed series, and will be discussing System Center Operations Manager 2012. Call in and join us for what promises to be a lively 60 minute session.

 

Presenters: Keith Combs, Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation, Matt Hester, Sr. IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation, Cameron Fuller, Microsoft MVP - Operations Manager, Catapult Systems, John Joyner, Microsoft MVP - Operations Manager, Clear

Pointe and Kerrie Meyler, Microsoft MVP - Operations Manager, Independent Consultant and Trainer.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032484791&culture=en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42364#42364

 

Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42363

 

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42365

 

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42555

 

Microsoft System Center Overview On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42366

 

If you have questions or feedback, contact us.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032454027&culture=en-US

 

 

New KB's

Configuration Manager & SMS

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2: You cannot perform catalog synchronization by using an Asset Intelligence synchronization point on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 site server after the bootstrap certificate expires

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2483225/en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2: Task sequence that installs many updates stops responding on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509007/en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2: Category is incorrectly overwritten when you import the same driver on to a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 site server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2513499/en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2: Task sequence does not run if it has lots of Install Software steps in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2516517/en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2: The restart computer step of a task sequence does not work on an embedded device that has System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 clients

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2516850/en-US

 

Other

Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010: A hotfix is now available to let you add or remove rights for an operation in profiles to accommodate custom types that were added to the System Center Service Manager 2010 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2525307/en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010: A hotfix for Cumulative Update 1 for System Center Service Manager 2010 SP1: May 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2538810/en-US

 

Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010: Description of Cumulative Update 2 for System Center Service Manager 2010 Service Pack 1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2542118/en-US