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System Center 2012 VMM UI is very slow

I've recently setup system center 2012 a new server 2008 r2 server which I'm using for virtual machines. Everything seems to be working fine, and the virtual machines are nice and fast. But the ...
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SCCM cannot connect to SQL

I'm trying to install SCCM on my machine, but for some reason, I get this error: I think I've tried everything listed in the tutorials... I restarted my SQL-service My account is a sysadmin I'm ...
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Change source address on discovery of network devices in System Center Operations Manager 2012

My SCOM server has two network cards. One is normal network while the other is connected to the "switch" VLAN. If I try discovering network devices in SCOM I get "No Response Ping", no matter which ...
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Why does co-locating data use so much storage space?

I'm currently evaluating Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010. When creating a new protection group, I can select to co-locate the client data in the storage pool. Now, the ...
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case-insensitive SCOM Rule expression

I have a Rule watching the Application Log for Event 17137 (database starting up). A minor annoyance is that, whenever an instance is failed over, we see alerts fire from both the node and the ...
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Microsoft Data Protection Manager and Hyper-V on Server Core?

I'm trying to determine if Microsoft Data Protection Manager will function on a Hyper-V host running Windows 2008 R2 Server Core. I've found this document in the documentation, but it still unclear ...
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Run Microsoft SCCM Remote Control Viewer on Client Machines?

I've install SCCM 2012 on a server and have successfully used the Remote Control option to take control of a system I've setup to be managed by SCCM. Now, I don't want to have to log in to a server ...
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System Center Configuration Manager clients SMS_R_System.Client = 0

I have a query in system center configuration manager to list all the machines in my network which SCCM client is installed. I use SMS_R_System.Client = 1 as the criteria. I recently noticed that my ...
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Minimizing downtime when migrating a Hyper-V host without purchasing SCVMM

We have a small organization, with two Hyper-V R2 hosts. We're adding a third host, and will need to migrate some VMs from one of the existing hosts onto the new host. The idea is to replace the ...
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SCOM 2007 Active Directory attribute discovery

I am trying to create a group in SCOM 2007 R2 based on the AD attribute DS_managedBy from a WMI query. I currently have a discovery that returns a list of all computer objects and the "managed by" ...
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migrating from SCE to SCCM+SCOM

I'm planning to migrate from System Center Essentials 2010 to Configuration Manager and Operations Manager. I know a lot about the first, little about the latter two, so before I start digging into ...
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SCVMM Installation Requirements for a Hyper-V Environment

I have 3 hosts (+1 for management with windows 7) and I would like to implement virtualisation on the Hyper-V platform. I downloaded Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. Can the SCVMM be installed on windows 7 ...
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System Center + ForeFront Endpoint Protection for medium-sized organization

My organization is unhappy with our current antivirus/antimalware solution and are looking to make a change. The organization consists of two sites, one with about 80 clients and one with about 30. ...
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Why are these migrated user profiles being left in a subfolder?

When performing a user state migration from a Windows XP computer to a Windows 7 computer, destination profiles are not properly restored. As far as I can tell from log files the operation was ...
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Two-state script monitor not auto-resolving in SCOM

This script runs, and if it returns 'erro' an alert is generated in SCOM. The alert is set to resolve when the monitor returns to healthy state. I have tested the script with cscript and it returns ...
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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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Can the same Hyper-V hosts be added to multiple servers running System Center Virtual Machine Manager?

I have 2 Hyper-V host servers. One of the hosts is running a guest that runs the current existing System Center Virtual Machine Manager instance for my virtualization setup. I now have an external ...
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How to execute a dos command on multiple active directory computers?

I need to uninstall the system center agent applications from all the computers in an active directory. Unfortunately I do not have the system center install/machine to do this, so I am hoping I can ...
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Can you automatically join a guest machine to AD using System Center Virtual Machine Manager?

We're building an automated QA enviroment for our dev team using SCVMM and I was wondering if there's an easy way to add guest machines to AD from SCVMM.
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Uninstalling system center 2007 result on clients

Will the installed software (Office etc.) be removed from client computers when I uninstall System Center Server 2007 (which deployed the software to them)? I don't want all of the deployed software ...
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SCCM for mobile device management returns 404 on /devicemgmt/server.resource

We have a new Windows Server 2008 R2 machine onto which we have installed SCCM SP2 followed by the R2 package. We have enabled a mobile device management point and enabled distribution points to ...
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Cannot get SCVMM Admin Console to Connect to Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

I cannot get SCVMM Admin console to connect to Hyper-V Server 2008. I have changed all firewall settings on the server to allow for a connection, I have even tried turning the firewall off completely. ...
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What's are some good tools for managing Hyper-V vms?

It's really lame that the default Hyper-V manager doesn't include an automated clone process. So I got all excited when I found that System Center Virtual Machine Manager does and it's free through my ...
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Can Windows Server intercept SNMP and write to the event log?

We have a software package that can speak SNMP when things go awry. Currently, we're using Tivoli to monitor SNMP and send out alerts as needed. We've been informed that our Tivoli installation is ...
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How to query SCCM for all collections that a user is a member of?

We will shortly be moving all our user accounts to a new domain, as part of this the user accounts will pick up new SMS ResourceIDs in SCCM. What I need to do is to query SCCM for all collections ...
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Are there complete System Center Configuration Manager alternatives?

I have been researching System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 SP2 and struggling to swallow the SCCM pill. The tool seems outdated and not well equipped for managing an environment with the ...
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System Center Essentials question

Hopefully quick question... I have an AD environment with an empty forest-root and then a child domain that all the users and computers are in. I've just installed SCE and I did it at the domain ...
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system center operations manager (SCOM) role combinations

We are evaluating system center operations manager 2007 R2 product, and would like to know what all roles can be combined onto single server. Like root management server and reporting servers can be ...
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What does sign a distribution point mean?

I am looking at some guides on Microsoft Configuration Manager Console, and see that you need to sign a distribution point on packages etc. Can someone explain this a bit further?
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Can the features of Dell OpenManage be replaced by Microsoft System Center?

I'm new to both OpenManage and System Center, but it sounds as if they're geared towards similar problems/goals. Are the features comparable enough that OpenManage can be forgone completely in favor ...
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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 ...
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system center configuration manager

I have a colleague that is looking for help with the following situation. If anyone can be of assistance, it would be appreciated. Thanks. From his email: A couple of months ago, the admin spent ...
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System Center Configuration Manager 2007 - Debugging Client Installs

Having an issue installing the CCMsetup client on desktops. The CCMSetup makes it to the PC, files are there, it gets added to the services for automatic start, it starts, but quits almost instantly. ...
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SCCM: Collection that queries against a security group

Is there a way to specify that a collection queries against a specific security group in AD, or can it only query against machines already in it's db put there via discovery methods?
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SCCM: Add one machine explicitly

I have just started implementing SCCM 2007, and would like to test it out on only one machine. I believe I have set the boundaries correctly, but am having trouble with the Discovery methods to ...
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Resources for the accidental DBA

Within the Microsoft platform, most of the enterprise level programs (SharePoint, any of the System Center apps, any of the Dyamics apps, etc) all run on top of SQL Server. For administrators of ...
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Any experience with MS System Center Linux/UNIX agents

My current employer is planning on rolling out System Center agents on Linux and Solaris servers. I'm not here to debate why I'm not a fan of this idea, that battle has already been fought and lost ...
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Network or Active Directory Required Resources Not Available

Using Microsoft System Center I continually have the following errors. Alert: Network or Active Directory Required Resources Not Available Source: DC-SMS01.hq.gratisinc.com Path: Last modified by: ...
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System Center: Agent Proxy

Specific Error: Agent proxying needs to be enabled for a health service to submit discovery data about other computers. Microsoft.SystemCenter.DiscoveryWriteActionModule.AgentProxyingNotEnabled.Alert ...