New version of the Coretech Shutdown tool

The Coretech shutdown tool is available in a new version. The new version allows you to close one or more running process(es) prior to installing another program. The updated version is perfect for those scenarios where an application (like JAVA) requires that one or more programs are closed before starting the installation. To read more about the Shutdown tool please look at these blog posts http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/kea/configuration-manager-shutdown-utility/ and http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/kea/updated-version-of-the-coretech-shutdown-utility-v-0-8/ What is the shoutdown tool From the beginning the utility was designed to restart or shutdown computers that have been running without a restart for more than a specified number [...]

SCOM 2012 and errors with Regional Settings (other than english)

I remember when I started my IT carrier at the European Union, every time we met up in Bruxelles we were divided into three groups a German, a French and an English spoken. But we still got an translated paper copy from the meeting in our own language (Danish). So all the meetings was translated to the locale language… Perhaps they don’t do it like this anymore – njjaaa….. Back to Operations Manager 2012 – an annoying issue with the current version (2012 RTM and 2012 CU1) seams to affect all other users than the localized one. I first saw [...]

By | 2012-05-21T22:50:36+00:00 May 21st, 2012|Operations Manager (SCOM)|8 Comments

Upcoming System Center 2012 Configuration Manager book

Today I just finished typing the last word in my upcoming book titled System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Mastering the Fundamentals. The book is published by Deploymentartist.com and will be available on Amazon from Mid-June. The book will also be available for Kindle a few weeks later. Once the book is published we will also publish a Hydration kit that you can use to build thesame virtual ConfigMgr environment used in the book. You will also be granted access to download the scripts and sample files used in the book. On this journey of writing I got help from two [...]