SCCM 2007

Dell Deployment Pack for ConfigMgr 2007 SP1

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Dell takes integration with Microsoft System Center very seriously.  Proof of that is their MVP’s on staff.  They’ve released the Dell Deployment Pack to assist with deploying your Dell systems with Configuration Manager 2007 SP1.  It’s a GUI tool so less confusing command line magic is [...]

SCCM 2007 Supported Configuration Updates

September 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has update the list of supported configurations for SCCM 2007:   SQL 2008 is supported.  This requires 2 hotfixes. Hyper-V is supported as a VM platform for site systems. Windows Mobile 6.1 is supported. Application Compatiibility Toolkit 5.0.3 is supported. .NET 3.5 SP1 is supported [...]

Deploy OS To Unknown Computers Using SCCM 2007 R2

September 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

One of the things I’ve disliked about OSD or OS Deployment in SMS and SCCM 2007 was the need to pre-configure computer accounts using information gathered from the hardware.  It kinda killed the idea of zero touch deployment. SCCM 2007 R2 takes care of that and you can read how in this [...]

ENERGY STAR Power Management Assessment CP for SCCM 2007

August 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has released a ConfigMgr Desired Configuration Management template pack for auditing the energy saving settings of your computers.  Whether you believe in global warming or not, there’s no denying that oil reserves are reducing and energy costs are rocketing.  Governments are also [...]

Preload Package Tool for ConfigMgr 2007

August 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has just released this very handy utility for SCCM 2007.  It previously was released for SMS 2003. Imagine this scenario.  You’ve got a HQ running System Center Configuration Manager 2007.  You’ve got a series of branch offices with limited bandwidth and local distribution [...]

ConfigMgr 2007 R2 Release Candidate Available

July 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Release 2 (SCCM R2) is available for download for the purposes of testing and evaluation.  What does this offer you? Support for application virtualisation (SoftGrid) – I like the sound of SoftGrid and know some people who rave about it.  [...]

MVP – System Center Configuration Manager 2007

July 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

WOW!  I just got a mail from the folks in Microsoft telling me that I’ve been awarded an MVP for SCCM 2007.  I am absolutely chuffed.  I’m supposed to be living on a budget but I feel some nice beer coming my way tonight. That email was a real shot in the arm.  Gotta get back to the [...]
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