Archive for December, 2011

In Configuration Manager 2012 the discovery of users, groups and devices has been improved since Configuration Manager 2007. In this blog I would like to point out the available options that come with Configuration Manager 2012.

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Next year from 16th of April until the 20th of April, the most important System Center related Microsoft event is scheduled in Las Vegas, the Microsoft Management Summit 2012. As an active member of the Configuration Manager 2012 Community Evaluation Program I yesterday won a ticket for The Event of 2012. :)

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 Today Wally Mead posted two links to new Configuration Manager 2012 TechNet Virtual Labs in the Configuration Manager 2012 beta forum. Last week I already posted a link to a TechNet Virtual Lab build with the Beta2 version of Configuration Manager 2012, the two new labs are build with the Release Candidate of Configuration Manager 2012. So you are now able play with Configuration Manager 2012 Release Candidate without having to building your own lab environment.

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Today another CEP session was held by Rob Vogt and Ben Shy about the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager and the Physical 2 Virtual Migration Toolkit . Let’s see what is changed since the last session about PCM and P2V Migration Toolkit was held.

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Today I came across a couple of online TechNet Virtual Labs about three of the System Center 2012 products.  This is a good way to get familiar with the new System Center 2012 products when you do not have a lab environment available. This time one lab for Operations Manager 2012, one lab for Configuration Manager 2012 and two labs for Virtual Machine Manager 2012 are available to play with.

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This time just a quick note about something nice ;) While playing around with Configuration Manager 2012 and writing one of my chapters about Operating System Deployment for the book Mastering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager I came across a nice warning when a user wants to install a new Operating System.

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