New Clients for Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager

Monday, April 1, 2013

“Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports the management of Apple Mac clients. The client for Mac computers allows you to discover, collect inventory, manage settings, and deploy applications and patches using your Configuration Manager environment.Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 also supports the management of UNIX and Linux servers. The clients for UNIX and Linux extends the scope of your Configuration Manager environment to collect inventory, deploy software, and run reports about UNIX and Linux servers in your enterprise. The client operates as a workgroup client that is managed by Configuration Manager.Feature Bullet Summary: Mac Client:The...

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool

Saturday, March 30, 2013

“The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool provides administrative users with information that they can use to determine if the computers that are managed by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager can run Windows 7 or Windows 8.The Upgrade Assessment Tool provides the following functionality:-Retrieves device driver compatibility information for installed peripheral devices and creates reports that you can use to determine which device drivers need to be upgraded to support the Windows operating system. -Allows you to see which computers meet the recommended system requirements for Windows operating systems and to customize these requirements for your environments....

WMI Errors May Appear After Deploying SCCM 2012 SP1 Agent on Windows 2003 Servers

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

After upgrade System Center 2012 Configuration Manager agent to SP1 (build 1000), the following error may appear in the client side:“The hardware inventory on a computer that is running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003 R2 may cause the Wmiprvse.exe process to exit unexpectedly. Additionally, when you view the results of the fault, the details of the fault resemble the following:Faulting application wmiprvse.exe, version 5.2.3790.4455, faulting module msvcr90.dll, version 9.0.30729.6161, fault address 0x00056b1d”To resolve this issue, upgrade to Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. The  Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012...

Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager – Clients for Additional Operating Systems

Monday, February 4, 2013

“Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports the management of Apple Mac clients. The client for Mac computers allows you to discover, collect inventory, manage settings, and deploy applications and patches using your Configuration Manager environment.Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 also supports the management of UNIX and Linux servers. The clients for UNIX and Linux extends the scope of your Configuration Manager environment to collect inventory, deploy software, and run reports about UNIX and Linux servers in your enterprise. The client operates as a workgroup client that is managed by Configuration Manager.”Microsoft System Center 2012 Service...

System Center 2012 – Package Conversion Manager (PCM), Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration Toolkit, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Toolkit

The following System Center 2012 – Configuration Manager add-ons and extensions are available for download: Package Conversion Manager (PCM) A new version of the PCM tool has been released. The new version supports both System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. the new tool can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34605. The new release comes in 6 languages. Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration Toolkit The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit facilitates the re-utilization of existing x64 server hardware using virtualization technologies, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. The P2V Migration Toolkit was specifically...