Category: SCCM 2007

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 RTM

Microsoft announced last night that ConfigMgr (SCCM) 2007 R3 had RTM’d.  R3, like R2 before it, is not a service pack.  It is a new release level that requires new licensing (covered by software assurance).  The deployment will require an update, described in KB977384.  This hotfix is required for the following computers that are running…

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System Center Essentials 2010 Beta

The beta (pre release testing) program of SCE 2010 has started.  SCE is the product that includes some of the key features of System Center Configuration Manager and Operations Manager in an integrated package.  Some of the new features included are: Integrated server virtualization management support, built on VMM 2008 R2 technology, including easy template-based…

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Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Is Announced

Microsoft announced the future for ConfigMgr (SCCM) with a 2007 R3 release.  The focus appears to be squarely on power conservation on the desktop.  Expect a beta at the end of October and a RTM in Q1 2010.  More details of features will be released later.

Step By Step: OSD Using Configuration Manager

The Configuration Manager Support Team has posted a step-by-step guide for doing OSD (operating system deployment) using ConfigMgr 2007. Technorati Tags: Configuration Manager 2007,Operating System Deployment Tags: Configuration Manager 2007,Operating System Deployment

ConfigMgr Out of Band Management

Microsoft has published the first part of an article on out of band management using System Center Configuration Manager 2007. “Out of Band Management is a management technology that does not rely on an operating system to manage target machines. Currently, both Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) and DMTF’s Desktop and mobile Architecture for System…

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