This week I upgraded a production environment of Configuration Manager 2012 to Service Pack 1. After the upgrade our 4 remote Distribution Points failed to service PXE. It seemed that the Windows Deployment Service was not able to start. Looking at the local event viewers learned me that several errors like event id 257, 259 and 264 […]READ MORE
PXE on remote DP’s failed after upgrade to ConfigMgr 2012 SP1
How to manage which device with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1?
With the release of Service Pack 1 of Configuration Manager 2012 more platform support is added to support the Unified Device Management vision of Microsoft. Some of the platforms are managed directly by Configuration Manager 2012 by installing a client, some of them are managed via a Windows Intune Wave D subscription and some of […]READ MORE
Setup Commander 0.9.9 released with Application Setup Center
Today another beta release of Setup Commander has been released. Version 0.9.9 adds a really cool feature to (the already cool) Setup Commander, this feature is call the “Application Setup Center”. With the Application Setup Center within the Setup Commander you are able to easily download most of the free available Windows based applications.READ MORE
One of the incentives of receiving a Microsoft MVP Award is that you are able to visit the MVP Global Summit. For the first time I will be attending this week the MVP Global Summit in Seattle. During the week we will be having lot’s of sessions with the Configuration Manager Product Team. Our week […]READ MORE
Configuration Manager Client Health task not working on some Windows XP SP3 (workaround)
Today I had to troubleshoot a problem where the Configuration Manager Client Health task was not running on 30% of the 1500 Windows XP SP3 clients. It seemed that after the deployment of the Configuration Manager 2012 clients that the Configuration Manager Client Health task never had run before. Since all the Windows XP workstations […]READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 7
Part seven already in the series about my top 10 new or renewed features in Configuration Manager 2012 Service Pack 1. This time I would like to inform you about the integration with Windows Intune Wave D and especially the Mobile Device Management part of Windows Intune. This time a short overview blog, but in […]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