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Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

General

System Center Team Blog – Site Home – Technet Blogs

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

Steve Rachui's Manageability blog - ConfigMgr/OpsMgr - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/steverac/ 

MSDN Blogs

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

TechNet Blogs

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

Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/

Insufficient data from Andrew Fryer - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Configuration Manager & SMS

The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

The Deployment Guys - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

System Center Configuration Manager Solutions - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Carlos Santiago's Manageability Blog - Configuration Manager - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Michael Niehaus' Windows and Office deployment ramblings - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Operations Manager & MOM

The System Center Operations Manager Support Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Kevin Holman's System Center 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/

Emre's OpsMgr Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

MPAuthor - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Orchestrator

System Center: Orchestrator Engineering Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Other

System Center: Virtual Machine Manager Engineering Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

System Center: Data Protection Manager Engineering Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

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

System Center: Service Manager Engineering Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

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

The Microsoft Application Virtualization Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

The Out Of Band Management Support Team blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Microsoft Virtual Academy – free training:

http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/Studies/SearchResult.aspx?q=system%2bcenter

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

System Center Management Pack for SQL Server

The Management Pack for SQL Server provides the capabilities for Operations Manager 2007 R2 and Operations Manager 2012 to discover SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and SQL Server 2012. It monitors SQL Server components such as database engine instances, databases, and SQL Server agents.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10631

Microsoft Host Integration Server 2013 Management Pack

This management pack includes monitors and rules to effectively monitor the availability and health of Host Integration Server 2013.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39978

System Center 2012 Management Pack for Java Application Performance Monitoring Preview

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39709

System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems

The Monitoring Packs for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems enable discovering, monitoring, and managing UNIX and Linux computers with System Center 2012 – Operations Manager

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29696

System Center 2012 R2 Preview Configuration Manager – Evaluation (VHD)

This download consists of files that you extract into a single pre-configured VHD file for this System Center component. The VHD enables you to create a virtual machine to evaluate the different System Center components.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39368

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager – Evaluation (VHD)

This download consists of files that you extract into a single pre-configured VHD file for this System Center component. The VHD enables you to create a virtual machine to evaluate the different System Center components.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36428

Events/Webcasts

None This Month

New KB's

General:

Description of Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2836751/EN-US

The System Center Cloud Services Process Pack installer may fail

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2881103/EN-US

Operations Manager:

Troubleshooting the Installation of the System Center Operations Manager Agent

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2566152/EN-US

You cannot access the System Center 2012 Operations Manager AppAdvisor website when you use Kerberos authentication

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2872367/EN-US

Description of the cumulative update for Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack: December 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2742265/EN-US

The CheckMaxConcurrentAPI.ps1 Windows PowerShell script fails with "The 'finally' keyword is not supported" warning in SCOM 2007 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2856250/EN-US

"No such file or directory" error when you try to install a Unix agent

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2882532/EN-US

Configuration Manager:

An incorrect locale setting is configured when you deploy a Windows 7 image by using ConfigMgr 2007, MDT 2010, or MDT 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2625165/EN-US

FIX: An Alternate Content Provider does not work in a task sequence for a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2870742/EN-US

A properties setting of a deployment management object is unexpectedly changed on a computer that is running System Center Configuration Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977057/EN-US

The "Install Application" task sequence fails in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2837395/EN-US

FIX: A task sequence stops responding when multiple task sequences are started in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2869380/EN-US

A PXE enabled Distribution Point that uses a self-signed certificate will generate many files in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2713467/EN-US

Description of Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2854009/EN-US

Service manager:

The Service Manager connector to Configuration Manager does not transfer uninstalled software information

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2874780/EN-US

Virtual Machine Manager:

Remove Netswitch with Cisco Extensions

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2868184/EN-US

Description of Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2861038/EN-US

Error 2927 when you add a Hyper-V server or a Hyper-V cluster node in System Center VMM

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2875120/EN-US

VMM 2012: Performing an operation in Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 801

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756886/EN-US

How to convert between VHD and VHDX formats in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2799257/EN-US

Data Protection Manager:

None this month

Orchestrator:

None this month

Endpoint Protection:

How to deploy Endpoint Protection definitions by using a file-copy procedure

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953524/EN-US

An anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients is available from Microsoft Support

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2865173/EN-US

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