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Configuration Manger URLs

This post provides a summary of the URLs required for Configuration Manager current branch to┬áprovide resources that require Internet access. Because Configuration Manager relies on other components, it can be difficult to find a single source of URLs required. Software Updates rely on Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS) and the Service Connection Point relies on …

Collection Evaluation Overview – Configuration Manager 2012

Collection evaluation is the method by which Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) takes the collection rules you have defined and updates collection membership based on these rules. Collection evaluation happens differently and at different times based on the administrator-defined configuration of a site and collection. Some advice for the management of collections can appear counter-intuitive. For example, …

Collection Evaluation Viewer Includes Collections No Longer Enabled For Incremental Evaluation

Collection Evaluation Viewer (CEViewer) provided in the System Center Configuration Manager R2 Toolkit is commonly used to troubleshoot collection evaluation. The current version (2012 R2, published 6th December 2013) of the tool has a bug on the incremental evaluations pane that causes it to include collections that no longer have incremental evaluation enabled. Basically, there are more …

My ConfigMgr Feedback

Back in June, Microsoft launched their UserVoice site for ConfigMgr (announcement on ConfigMgr dogs). It looks like if the new technical preview 2 is anything to go by they are really shaping this product based on feedback from the site (or perhaps similar feedback given prior to UserVoice). Either way, I’ve just given my 2 …

Win32 Error = 5 When Initiating Secondary Site Deinstall in ConfigMgr 2007 During ConfigMgr 2012 Distribution Point Upgrade

I’ve just started testing the process of reassigning a distribution point from ConfigMgr 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012 (previously known as Distribution Point Upgrade) and hit my first hurdle… In this particular environment, there are over 100 Secondary Sites at the end of slow links that operate as Management Point proxy, Distribution Point and PXE point. …