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Cleaning up Broken Clients

It’s been a while since a post, I have been really busy recently with the Cloud OS Community¬†events and some Inframon¬†events recently, as well as the usual work with customers. As we get to the end of life in terms of ConfigMgr 2007, one thing that is coming more common is the requirement to migrate from ConfigMgr 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012. I have noticed lots of problems customers have experienced when trying to install site system roles on servers which used to have a ConfigMgr 2007 client installed. Here is my cleanup process.

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ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Wi-Fi Profiles

One of the new features in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 is the ability to setup Wi-Fi profiles and deploy them to clients. In this post we explore how to set them up and the reasons where you would use them.

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Data Replication in Configuration Manager 2012

Lots has been made about the new way in which Configuration Manager replicates it’s data. It is much more efficient at replicating data between sites, one main reason for this is that we now use native functionality within SQL Server to perform this replication.

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Secondary Site vs Distribution Point vs Management Point

It’s the million dollar question for all companies who are lucky (or lucky) enough to potentially have a need for a secondary site, do I need a secondary site? In this post I want to walk through the pros and cons between having a secondary site, not having a secondary site and share some tips for when they are required.

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ConfigMgr 101: MP Replica

In this latest installment of my ConfigMgr 101 series I am looking at the management point replica feature within Configuration Manager 2012. Some people I speak to have never heard of MP replica’s, some have and don’t use them, so what are they all about?

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First Look at ConfigMgr 2012 R2

In this post I want to touch on the changes which are coming with System Center 2012 R2. Obviously this blog will concentrate on ConfigMgr and Endpoint Protection, so let’s get started!

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Deploying Applications to VDI

Today’s post comes from a question submitted via the mailbag. In this post we will look at ways of deploying applications in ConfigMgr reliably and quickly to personal or pooled desktops in a VDI environment.

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