Congratulations 2014 Microsoft MVP!

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Well 2014 got off to a fantastic start for me.

Not only were we in Lisbon (where we dream of emigrating to if anyone is looking for ConfigMgr guy ;-) but I also received the following email from Microsoft.

It goes without saying how humbled, pleased and honoured I am to be renewed for the 11th consecutive year and I want to thank Microsoft and you the community without whom none of this would be possible.

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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Thank you from the FAQShop Team

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‘Tis that time of year again (the year’s seem to get shorter each year). 2013 has certainly be an “interesting” year for FAQShop and me personally both major highs and lows.

One of the highs is once again traffic has increased from a year ago and it gives me a warm glowy feeling (especially now it’s winter) to know that more and more folks are visiting the site and hopefully finding the information useful.

Plans are already afoot for 2014 which I’ll ...

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ConfigMgr 2012 – Standalone Media – Machine boots into Task Sequence then reboots

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Problem:

I’ve got an issue where I’m booting from Standalone media. I see the first white ConfigMgr screen but after a delay the machine just reboots without any errors, messages, etc.

If I look in smsts.log I see the following:

Adding SMS bin folder “X:\sms\bin\x64″ to the system environment PATH
Failed to open PXE registry key. Not a PXE boot.
Media Root = D:\
WinPE boot type: ‘Ramdisk:SourceIdentified’
Failed to find the source drive where WinPE was booted from

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ConfigMgr 2007 – KB Article 2733615 Updated

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Microsoft has just updated the following KB Article which includes a hotfix:

An update for the bootstrap certificate in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Asset Intelligence is available

Symptoms

In Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, the issuing certificate that System Center Online uses to validate the bootstrap certificate expires in September 2012. After this date, System Center Online does not recognize the bootstrap certificate.

Note The current hardcoded Asset Intelligence (AI) bootstrap certificate is valid until June 19, 2015.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2733615

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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2907566 Released

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Microsoft has released the following KB article:

November 2013 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients

Summary:
This article describes an anti-malware platform update package for the following clients:

  • Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection clients
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1) clients
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients.

These packages update Endpoint Protection client services, drivers, and UI components.

Microsoft regularly releases anti-malware platform updates to guarantee consistency in protection, performance, robustness, and usability in a malware ...

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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2894539 Updated

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Microsoft has just updated the following KB Article:

A post-CU3 update is available for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Summary:
An update is available to address issues that were discovered after the release of Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Full details at:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2894539

 

 

 

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ConfigMgr 2012 – Spreadsheet of ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Reports Now Available for Download

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A common question I get from my clients and I see posted on various forums from time to time is people wanting to know if there is a list of the standard out-the-box ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Reports anywhere.

Well creating such a list has been on my “To Do” list for a while and I’ve finally managed to get it finished and you are more than welcome to download a copy of it.

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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2907591 Updated

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Microsoft has updated the following KB article which contains a Hotfix:

Per-computer variables for imported computers are not read in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration ManagerSummary:

Per-computer task sequence variables that are defined for imported computers are filtered out of client policies. This prevents the variables from being read during task sequence execution. This problem does not affect per-computer variables that are defined for existing clients.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2907591

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ConfigMgr 2007 – KB Article 2783924 Updated

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Microsoft has updated the following KB article which contains a Hotfix:

Asset Intelligence sync point doesn’t sync with the System Center Online service after you install hotfix 2733615 on a Windows Server 2003-based Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 site server

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) site server that is running on Windows Server 2003.
  • You install an Asset Intelligence synchronization point on the site server.
  • You install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft ...
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