This morning the Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 has been released. Within this update several components are updates and some new Powershell cmdlets are added to the list of supported cmdlets. The following components are updated: Administrator Console Site systems Device management Software updates Client PowershellREAD MORE
Cumulative Update 1 for Configuration Manager SP1 released
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 8
I think this could be one of the most requested features for Service Pack 1, namely the ability to add a Central Administration Site (CAS) to your Configuration Manager 2012 hierarchy. In my series about the top 10 nicest new features we are going to look how adding a CAS looks like and when you […]READ MORE
Using Windows 8? Download the ConfigMgrBlog.com app!
How cool is this, thanks to Microsoft Evangelist Marcel Nieuwpoort (and his team) who created the “App in a snap”-template this blog can now also be followed via the ConfigMgrBlog.com Windows 8 App. Via the application you are able to read the intro from my blog posts and browse to the complete article via the link […]READ MORE
XenApp Connector for ConfigMgr 2012 (SP1) released
Last week the XenApp Connector for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, former Project Thor, was silently released by Citrix. In comparison to the earlier Technical Preview version, this version supports also Service Pack 1 of Configuration Manager 2012. In this version, both APP-V 4.6 SP2 and APP-V 5.0 are supported.READ MORE
ConfigMgr 2012: Notes from the field at Techdays NL 2013
Last Thursday I had the pleasure and honor to be on stage with deployment and ConfigMgr expert Kenneth van Surskum and presenting a session about ConfigMgr 2013: notes from the field at the TechDays Netherlands 2013. During our session we shared what is new in ConfigMgr 2012 and Service Pack 1 that was released earlier this year. Next to tips […]READ MORE
PXE on remote DP’s failed after upgrade to ConfigMgr 2012 SP1
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
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
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
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 6
In my series about my favorite new or renewed features in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 I would like to dedicate this blog to the Apple Mac OS X support. As from Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager 2012 supports Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) for deploying applications, hardware inventory, […]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