Monthly Archives: October 2013

How can you manage Linux based clients in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction   System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager supports a wide variety of operating systems including alternative operating systems such as the following:-   Mac Client:   Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) Mac OS … Continue reading

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how can I use the new VHD feature in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Introduction Microsoft released System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager on October 18th, 2013  as planned (General Availability) and now we all have the ability to test the new features in the finished product. I’ve installed it in my lab and … Continue reading

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Where can I find the USMT return codes and error messages for USMT 5 based migrations ?

Introduction If you are using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 to migrate your computers from Windows XP to Windows 7 (or Windows 8) then you’ll be using USMT 5 (from the Windows 8 ADK). The return codes and error … Continue reading

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How can I manually add WinPE 5 boot images to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 CU3 ?

Introduction Microsoft recently released CU3 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, this does add some support for Windows 8.1 for the following features: Software distribution Software update management Compliance Settings but some things are not supported when it comes … Continue reading

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2013 Microsoft® MVP Award!

I’m very happy to say that I just got an email from Microsoft notifying me that i’ve been re-awarded the MVP title for Configuration Manager (Enterprise Client Management) for 2013, and here it is ! Dear Niall Brady, Congratulations! We … Continue reading

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