Archive | August 2012

Discussing Deployment Logistics

A part of the desktop refresh project that is often overlooked is the discussion on deployment logistics, the questions like who will deploy? when will we deploy? what will we deploy? This post aims to help you understand the different logistic models people go for and discuss the pros and cons.

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How Not to Do OS Deployment

As you may have seen in the news recently The Commonwealth Bank of Australia got themselves into a bit of a mess by deploying a OSD task sequence to far more clients than expected. You would be surprised how often I hear about this happening at companies when I am out on site. What if (maybe they were anyway) CommBank were using ConfigMgr 2012? How could this disaster have being prevented? Read More…

Offline Component Based Servicing Fails With 0x80070005

I have recently identified an issue when applying patches through component based servicing in ConfigMgr 2012 that the process fails with the common error code 0x80070005 (access denied).

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