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Can/should System Center 2012 Configuration Manager be installed on an Active Directory server?

I'd like to improve the monitoring of my environment, and after experimenting with Splunk Storm, New Relic and others have decided to have a look at using the Monitoring pack in System Center 2012 ...
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How to configure useful information in 'Alert Description' in SCE

Firstly. I want to meet the person or team who came up with the way SCE works, because they can't possibly be sane. Secondly. I am trying to configure my low disk space email alert to actually show ...
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IT Management for small business

SCE is IT Management solution for mid size business. But if my company only has 2 servers and 15 workstations. What do I use to manage IT? Do I really have to walk around making sure updates are ...
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Gotomeeting MSI needs elevated privs?

Typically I can deploy MSIs with no issue, but the Gotomeeting one refuses to install. SCE lists it as pending and AD just attempts to install it, gives up, and never tries again. When I tried running ...
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WSUS putting Internet Explorer 9 update into “Optional updates.”

I can't seem to find anyone else with this issue, but I'm deploying Internet Explorer 9 via WSUS to my clients. Some of them accept it and install it as a normal update but randomly others get it in ...
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Can System Center Essentials 2010 monitor both domain and non-domain Windows Servers?

I need to be able to monitor two sets of Windows Server 2008 machines with System Center Essentials 2010. One physical and 3 virtual (Hyper-V) servers in a domain configuration. On the same LAN, but ...
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System Center Deployment

I've been looking for a way to update third-party software on my client computers for a while. I want to do some monitoring, push Windows updates for my client computers and push updates for things ...
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Push Adobe Flash Player 9 AND 10 to computers?

Too many times our office has been hit with spyware crawling in through old versions of plugins, so I'm configuring our System Center Essentials server to push updates of Java and Flash. Java is all ...
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Fault tolerant server structure for the smallest of businesses

I'm trying to figure out what to do for a small business that has been plagued by ridiculous hardware problems. Right now, this business runs on five or six desktop machines; no server infrastructure ...
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System Center Essentials server running out of disk space due to stored old updates

We have a System Center Essentials (SCE) server to filter updates to our laptops. We've configured it to download the update, and then the laptops get the update from this server; this of course ...