It has been a couple of weeks ago that I wrote about the features in Configuration Manager 2012 in general. In this blog I would like to write about the inventory, asset intelligence and software metering features in Configuration Manager 2012. Some nice features that can be used to manage your software and hardware assets […]READ MORE
The features of Configuration Manager 2012 overview – part 5
CEP Configuration Manager 2012 Mobile Device Management summary
Today another CEP session about Mobile Device Management in Configuration Manager 2012 was held. Since I attended earlier version this year, I will only write about the changes or new information. Today Hassen Karaa, Project Manager of the Configuration Manager 2012 Team, presented the session. Let’s see what’s new!READ MORE
Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2012 on presale
I am happy to announce that the book (Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2012) we are working on is currently on presale at Amazon.com. The book will be released in March 2012, just around the time that Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2012 will be released. (hopefully 😉 ) Read more about the book here! […]READ MORE
Exchange Connector in Configuration Manager 2012 revealed
Configuration Manager 2012 comes with an Exchange 2010 connector which allows you to manage your mobile devices that are synchronizing with Exchange 2010. The Exchange 2010 connector allows you to manage the Exchange 2010 mobile device policies from Configuration Manager 2012. Let’s see how this connector looks like!READ MORE
How to remove applications in Configuration Manager 2012
Like mentioned in an earlier blog the Application Model in Configuration Manager 2012 is changed drastically for the best. 🙂 A new feature in Configuration Manager 2012 is that changes to an application will be stored into the Configuration Manager 2012 database as a revision. When you make a change to an application that is […]READ MORE
The mailbox database ‘Mailbox Database ‘ cannot be deleted.
When you want to delete the first and original Mailbox Database in an Exchange Server 2010 (SP1) environment, you will receive an error that you cannot delete the database because of the fact that there are still mailboxes present. When you look in the Exchange Management console you probably won’t see any mailboxes that use […]READ MORE
Updating WIM images in Configuration Manager 2012
This week I was triggered by a question on the support forum of the Configuration Manager 2012 CEP about a nice new feature in Configuration Manager 2012. With Configuration Manager 2012 you are able to service your OS Images by integrating the latest Software Updates from the Configuration Manager Console. Let’s see how this works.READ MORE
Settings Management in Configuration Manager 2012 CEP session summary
Today another Configuration Manager 2012 Community Evaluation Program session was held, this time the subject was Settings Management. Program Manager Roger Kimble presented the latest information about Settings Management. Nice and I think one of the key features of Configuration Manager 2012.READ MORE
If you are part of the Community Evaluation Program you are able to follow some sessions about the new beta of System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 that is released today. On the CEP site of Configuration Manager 2012 the following information is available: “The Microsoft System Center team will be hosting a series of […]READ MORE
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About Peter Daalmans
Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit, TechEd Australia, TechEd New Zealand and in 2017 Peter had the honor to speak at Microsoft Ignite. See more here.
Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security