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26
Jun

Monitoring Servers in Untrusted Domains Without a Gateway Server

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Recently, we were given the task to monitor multiple machines in untrusted domains using SCOM. However, there were not enough machines to justify standing up a gateway server for each environment. Therefore, we simply relied on leveraging the already existing PKI infrastructure in the domain in which the Management Servers reside to monitor manually installed […]

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26
Jun

Update Runbook GUIDs Script for SCSM

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Update Runbook GUIDs Script for SCSM I spend a lot of my time assisting clients with Service Manager and helping deliver self-service automation capabilities to organizations. Two things often involved in that task are employing automation via Orchestrator Runbooks synced to Service Manager, and migrating Runbooks and management packs between Development and Production environments. If […]

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25
Jun

System partition not set – PXE Boot SCCM 2012 SP1 CU3

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So the system partition not set.. huh? Read on… In SCCM 2012 SP1 Cu3 you have the ability to deploy Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, right…? Well yes, but it’s a bit of work. If you’re like some of our customers and have multiple System Center products, there may be an issue with upgrading […]

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25
Jun

Zero Hour Maintenance Window in SCCM 2012

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Do you have machines in your environment that you simply want to gather inventory data from but want to ensure that no deployments touch those machines?  Well you can almost get there (see important notes at the bottom of this post). When you are creating a schedule for a Maintenance Window on a Collection in SCCM you […]

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