Links and notes from MOC 6451 course, week 43, 44 and 45

SCCM Right Click Tools http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/rhouchins/archive/2008/04/09/sccm-right-click-tools.aspx System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Toolkit v2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5a47b972-95d2-46b1-ab14-5d0cbce54eb8 SMS Client Center http://sourceforge.net/projects/smsclictr/ Creating Configuration Manager Reports Part 1: http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports/ Part 2: http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports-part-ii-creating-the-first-reports/ Creating Custom Reports by Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=87BBE64E-5439-4FC8-BECC-DEB372A40F4A&displaylang=en Read the blog at Coretech.dk for information about System Center, deployment and scripting http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/ Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard Download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=27fe0d80-38c6-464a-953a-1c2edcf35c2d Read about it here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff369719.aspx See how to install it here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/system-center-configuration-manager-dashboard-part-1-installation.aspx Configuration Manager 2007 driver management http://blogs.technet.com/b/mniehaus/archive/2010/04/29/configmgr-2007-driver-management-the-novel-part-1.aspx http://www.deployvista.com/Home/tabid/36/EntryID/82/language/en-US/Default.aspx List of Log Files in Configuration Manager 2007 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb892800.aspx Desired Configuration Management Packs http://pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/systemcenter/managementpackcatalog System Center Configuration [...]

By | 2010-10-29T13:55:08+00:00 October 29th, 2010|Configuration Manager (SCCM)|2 Comments

Installing a Secondary site with non-standard SQL port

Configuration Manager will by default utilize the standard SQL ports when accessing the database. If you have configured the SQL server to use a non-standard port you will need to configure a SQL failure to do so will result in a non-working Management Point and WDS. The error: In the MPcontrol.log file you will see that the Management Point is unable to connect to the database. Attempting to connect to the configured SQL database.  $$<SMS_MP_CONTROL_MANAGER><Fri Oct 08 07:53:58.211 2010 Coordinated Universal Time><thread=2772 (0xAD4)> *** [08001][11][Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]General network error. Check your network documentation.  $$<SMS_MP_CONTROL_MANAGER><Fri Oct 08 07:59:00.227 2010 Coordinated [...]

By | 2010-10-18T09:33:44+00:00 October 18th, 2010|Configuration Manager (SCCM)|4 Comments

Capture none syspreped image using SCCM (Running imagex from a TS)

  One of the limitations of SCCM is the use of Imagex. When you want to capture an image of a computer, this computer needs to be syspreped before capture, or the capture process will fail. To do a capture of a reference image before sysprep, you normally would have to create a separate WinPE and run ImageX from that. This is also the case if you want to backup a system. So once again MDT comes to the rescue… By using the ZTIBackup.wsf script, you not only get to run ImageX from a Task Sequence, you also utilize  the [...]

By | 2010-10-08T14:06:59+00:00 October 8th, 2010|Configuration Manager (SCCM), OS Deployment|32 Comments

Links and notes from MOC 6451 – Week 40 (Norway)

SCCM Right Click Tools http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/rhouchins/archive/2008/04/09/sccm-right-click-tools.aspx System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Toolkit v2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5a47b972-95d2-46b1-ab14-5d0cbce54eb8 SMS Client Center http://sourceforge.net/projects/smsclictr/ Creating Configuration Manager Reports Part 1: http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports/ Part 2: http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/confmgr07/config-mgr-inventory-and-reporting/creating-configuration-manager-2007-reports-part-ii-creating-the-first-reports/ Creating Custom Reports by Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=87BBE64E-5439-4FC8-BECC-DEB372A40F4A&displaylang=en Read the blog at Coretech.dk for information about System Center, deployment and scripting http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/ Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard Download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=27fe0d80-38c6-464a-953a-1c2edcf35c2d Read about it here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff369719.aspx See how to install it here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/system-center-configuration-manager-dashboard-part-1-installation.aspx Configuration Manager 2007 driver management http://blogs.technet.com/b/mniehaus/archive/2010/04/29/configmgr-2007-driver-management-the-novel-part-1.aspx http://www.deployvista.com/Home/tabid/36/EntryID/82/language/en-US/Default.aspx

By | 2010-10-07T14:43:55+00:00 October 7th, 2010|Configuration Manager (SCCM)|0 Comments