While being in the process of migrating a Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 hierarchy to a new single Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Primary Site I did not want to clean up those very well working Task Sequences created with the MDT Integration plugin in Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Normally migrating MDT based task sequences with the […]READ MORE
Migrating MDT task sequences in ConfigMgr without deleting MDT tasks
Meeting notes and feedback from Wally Mead
A little more than a month ago we had with the Windows Management User Group Netherlands the pleasure to host Wally Mead at our Friday Afternoon Drink. As always Wally takes a lot of questions and whishes home and take action if appropriate. Earlier last month shared his answer about the question if the Cloud […]READ MORE
Error 0x8033810F while powering on an AMT machine via OOB
Busy times here in Breda, very busy with some nice Configuration Manager 2012 projects, the MVP summit, spend a lot of time preparing my session at Experts Live and we are in the final phases of the editing process of the book Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. So unfortunately short of blogging time 🙁 […]READ MORE
How to migrate approved software updates from WSUS to ConfigMgr 2012
While being in the process of migrating Windows Software Update Services 3.x to Configuration Manager 2012 you have only one really supported solution, namely adding all approved software updates to Software Update Group manually. This is a lot of work when being in an environment that was operational for years and years with lots of […]READ MORE
Reassigning distribution points in ConfigMgr 2012 R2
While being in the process of migrating Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012 R2 you have the option to reassign the reassign the distribution points to the new Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Primary Site. In the RTM and SP1 version of Configuration Manager 2012 this feature was called Upgrade Distribution Point and is discussed […]READ MORE
Want to get rid of your ConfigMgr 2012 Central Administration Site?
Nice title huh? 😉 There are admins in the world that have installed a Central Administration Site because they had a Central Site in ConfigMgr 2007 and they thought they needed one now also. Most of the organizations that use ConfigMgr 2012 do not need a CAS at all since for instance a single Primary […]READ MORE
My top 10 new features of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – part 9
In the past I wrote a lot of blogs about the Migration Feature, new in Service Pack 1 is the ability to migrate Configuration Manager objects between two Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 sites. So in part 9 of the series about my top 10 new features of Configuration Manager 2012 Service Pack 1 is about the […]READ MORE
A while ago a wrote an article for the November issue of the Windows IT-Pro Magazine about migrating ConfigMgr 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012 in ten steps. The article gives you a highlevel overview about the migration process that comes with the migration from ConfigMgr 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012. Also the (community) tools that can be […]READ MORE
Migration to ConfigMgr 2012 : How to migrate the package source?
As you know a migrating from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012 is a side by side migration. Using the Migration Feature in Configuration Manager 2012 migrates almost all of your objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012. When migrating objects with a source, like packages, the source is not automatically migrated […]READ MORE
Mark your calendar; next CEP session 18 January about Microsoft IT
The first Community Evaluation Program session of 2012 is scheduled for the 18th of January (9:00 AM Pacific). This session will be about the deployment of Configuration Manager 2012 by Microsoft IT, the largest deployment of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager until now.READ MORE
Two new Configuration Manager 2012 TechNet Virtual Labs available
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. […]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