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Unable to Install Management Point

I have been working with a colleague to investigate an issue where the management point will not install on a Windows Server 2012 operating system with some pretty strange errors. Read on for more details.

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Curious Case of Failed Distribution

A recent customer of mine was having issues distributing any sort of content down to their distribution points. This was a green installation of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 without any of the CU updates installed over the top. What was the problem?

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ConfigMgr for DBAs

First of all, sorry for the massive delay in posting again. I have been really busy again recently and have not had the time to post recently. In this post I will be looking at detailing some important information you can point out to your DBAs when preparing the database server for Configuration Manager.

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To CAS or not to CAS, That is the Question

Hi everyone, my blog output has been down a bit recently, the past few weeks have been really busy which has meant I haven’t had time to post anything. For many administrators and consultants alike we have had the RTM of Configuration Manager 2012 available for some time now. The differences between the current version and Configuration Manager 2007 are numerous over many different aspects of the application. One of these changes is the central site which is now a central administration site or a CAS.

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Setup fails on “Setting up the SQL Server database”

This is a really quick tip from a couple of recent experiences when settings up ConfigMgr 2012.

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Configuration Manager 2012 Console in Read Only

After recently implementing a Configuration Manager 2012 proof of concept environment, my console was displayed in read-only.

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Preparing SQL Server for SCCM

I get a lot of questions on customer sites regarding how we prepare SQL server for the installation. This usually comes from concerned DBAs around the level of access required. Let’s take a look at the setup guidelines.

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