Archive for November, 2013

Install ConfigMgr in Windows Azure

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While it is perfectly possible it might just not be such a good idea to install ConfigMgr on an Extra Small VM in Windows Azure. I recently went through the installation and it took quite some time as you can see. In a normal case when an installation of a...

NetApp hosting SCCM Content Source – A Do Not Thing

I’ll get it out there – I’m not a big fan of NetApp. Why? I’ve never been with an installation where I haven’t seen any problems. And they have always affected me. In a bad way that is. With that out of the way I want to share something that...

Help the Community Size Configuration Manager Installations

My friend and former co-worker Johan Arwidmark have started a great task that really can only be done with the help of the community. He have started to gather real world data from storage solutions hosting the Configuration Manager installation. I urge you to go and visit his site and...

Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Update

/ For some time there has been a known issue with OSD when using PXE in Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Last Friday (8th of November 2013) Microsoft released a hotfix. The scenario is that when you enable a boot image to be distributed to PXE enabled distribution points, the WDS...

Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Visio Stencils

Looking to create a good looking visio drawing of your awesome Configuration Manager environment? You can download these stencils by Jean-Sébastien Duchêne.   /Tim

Presenting on Nordic System Center Summit

I’ve been chosen to present on Nordic System Center Summit 2013 in Oslo, Norway and Stockholm, Sweden. I’ll be talking about how the IT department must transform from a No-saying organization to a Yes-saying organization that allows and helps it users to be mobile while being secure. If you have...

Hosting WordPress on Azure? Watch Out For ClearDB!

Some time ago I moved this blog to Windows Azure from a swedish hoster. Everything have worked out pretty well until a couple of days ago when I tried to upgrade the site to WordPress 3.7.1. Until a few hours ago I was unable to write new posts, manage comments...