Last couple of days I was building my lab environment for the writing of Mastering Configuration Manager 2012. The lab environment consist of one Central Administration Site, a Primary Site in a new Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure and a Primary Site and Secondary Site in a Configuration Manager 2007 infrastructure. This way the migration feature can […]READ MORE
Software Update Point placement in Configuration Manager 2012
CEP Configuration Manager Software Distribution part 2 summary
Today another rerun of the CEP Application Management part 2 session was held again. Bryan Keller and Craig Morris both sr. Program Manager of Microsoft went deeper into the Application Management in Configuration Manager 2012. In this blog I will highlight the most important parts of the session. You still can join the program by […]READ MORE
MDT support for Configuration Manager 2012 is there!
Finally the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 beta1 supporting Configuration Manager 2012 is there! Something I have been waiting serveral months for. 😉 The free Microsoft Deployment Toolkit brings more deployment intelligence to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 to fully support Zero Touch OS Deployment, but of course it can also be used stand alone for […]READ MORE
In SMS 2003 and Configuration Manager 2007, Microsoft supported some kind of support for high availability. You were able to install for instance a Management Point multiple times in a Primary Site but you were needed to configure Network Load Balancing to make the Management Point high available. Will this changed in Configuration Manager 2012?READ MORE
Today another Community Evaluation Program started, this time for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012. During this session the CEP was explaned bt Kenon Owens, the Technical Product Manager of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta. The next following months I will try to follow this CEP also and report the information back to […]READ MORE
Looked half a year ago in iTunes for Technet content but everything I found was really outdated. Today I came across the System Center Podcast in iTunes. As the description says, this podcast is designed to provide relevant information about the System Center Suite. The podcast aims to assist organisations with maximizing their System Center […]READ MORE
CEP Configuration Manager 2012 Hierarchy Technical Overview summary
Today another Live Meeting session of the Configuration Manager 2012 Community Evaluation Program was held. The subject this time: Hierarchy Technical Overview. With Configuration Manager 2012 lots of nice things in the Configuration Manager Hierarchy are changing. Let’s see which nice things will change 🙂 Today D.C. Tardy, Senior Program Manager of the Configuration Manager […]READ MORE
The migration of SMS 2003 to SCCM 2007 was not an easy migration. Microsoft is going to make the migration of SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 fairly easy. Read an earlier blog about the migration process and for sure watch this movie 🙂READ MORE
During this high level meeting about the new Application Model in Configuration Manager 2012 an earlier session was repeated. In this blog I will be a summary about this session and most of the information can also be found in the slide deck of the session. Nevertheless, Microsoft invested big time to create a new […]READ MORE
While taking part of the first wave of the CEP sessions, the Migration subject was already be part of the program. Today as part of the rerun of the CEP, Migration is again on the program for today. Let’s see today if again Eric Ormar shows us some new Configuration Manager Beta2 features.READ MORE
Next week I will be attending the Microsoft Management Summit, the place to be if you work with or manage System Center products. MMS 2011 is the place to get in contact with the product leads and engineers from Microsoft. My session schedule is finished, a lot of OS Deployment with SCCM 2007 and SCCM 2012 sessions […]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