Teched Berlin 2010

Some mails are just better than others :-) This one just arrived in my inbox. Dear Kent: Congratulations!  You have been selected to participate in Tech·Ed Europe 2010 as a Microsoft Product Expert in the Technical Learning Center (TLC).  I’ll be helping out as Microsoft Expert in the System Center area. If you are in Berlin please drop in for a little chat – look forward to see you and Berlin.  

By |2010-09-29T21:45:59+01:00September 29th, 2010|Configuration Manager (SCCM), Events|0 Comments

Creating a JoinDomain account for use with SCCM OSD

Because The join domain account is often visible in your deployment answer file (unattend.xml of sysprep.inf) during the WinPE phase, it is important that this specific account does not have any more permission, than the bare minimum.. I often experience that a domain admin account is used for this job, which is a huge security breach. When i ask why this is, the answer is normally “ we can not find the information on how to create an account with only join domain rights”. So her is a step by step guide on how to create such an account!   [...]

By |2010-09-16T08:51:26+01:00September 16th, 2010|Configuration Manager (SCCM), OS Deployment|13 Comments

Timeout Expired on Report Server

One question I often get from System Center folks is about the SQL Reporting Services and report timeout. Unfortunately Microsoft have an default value on many report dataset which is to low for an production environment. The easy solution would be to edit the RSReportServer.Config XML file, I mean - in this file we have a Tag called SQLCommandTimeoutSeconds and would it be great if we could use this one. But in fact your Report server dosn't use the SQL timeout value specified in this file... Symptoms: If you see the error message: "An error occurred during client rendering" Like [...]

New SCUG event in November

It looks like the guys over at SCUG have arranged yet another exiting event - Pretty interesting names on the speaker list, Wally Mead & Johan Arwidmark :-)

By |2010-09-01T08:16:59+01:00September 1st, 2010|Events|0 Comments