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What SCCM roles should I install on my secondary sites?

In the company I'm currently working, we'd like to install System Center Configuration Manager to automaticly deploy Windows 7 images and software. I have been conducting some research on installing, ...
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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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Config Manager 2012 Application Download stuck at 0%

We have a Config Manager 2012 R2 setup with 2 Distribution Points on remote sites. In the remote site the Applications don't get downloaded, the status remains on 'downloading (0% complete)' In the ...
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DPM exceeds threshold of 90%

We currently have a setup with 3 devices : Dell MD3200i san, disk group created 6TB. Hyper-V Guest with DPM installed, iSCSI disk attached as a passthrough disk. Physical Hyper-V host, has the iSCSI ...
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How can I deploy the Microsoft System Center Advisor agent to multiple Windows 2008 R2 servers?

How can I deploy the Microsoft System Center Advisor agent to multiple Windows 2008 R2 servers? My company has Intune but it's not for servers. I have about 20 2008 R2 virtual machine to install the ...
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SCCM 2012 R2: Email / Alert on component status errors

I know that as of SCCM SP1 we are now able to monitor and alert on a few more things in SCCM. We can now alert if there are problems with not only AV / malware alerts but also client and database ...
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System Center 2012 Alternatives [closed]

Are there any good alternatives to System Center 2012? I'm looking for a system platform that allows gives us a replacement for SCCM, SCOM, EdnPoitn Protection, DPM and Global Service Monitor and can ...
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Failed to remove a storage classification

I'm cleaning up a system and I cannot remove the storage classification. The system is Windows Server 2012 R2 with System Center 2012 R2. I have removed everything (to my knowledge) except for the ...
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Can you granularly control what comes over the SCOM CI connector in SCSM 2012?

In System Center Service Manager 2012 SP1, is it possible to granularly control what comes over the SCOM CI connector into the CMDB? For example, to get an AIX computer across the connector, you have ...
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Agents are unavailable after Domain Admin reset

I use System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 to backup my servers. Yesterday when I changed my Domain admin account password, I saw in Administration Console/Monitoring that says: Agent Not ...
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Error installing System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

I recently tried upgrading System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Orchestrator to System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator on a Windows Server 2012 instance, running in VMware Workstation. According to the ...
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Temporarily disabling system center monitoring

Is there any way to disable/enable System Center 2012 monitoring from the command line or through some sort of .NET object? I have a series of tests I need to run after hours and I'd like to turn off ...
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In-place upgrade Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 with System Center and SQL Server products installed

I'm upgrading a demo environment from Windows Server 2012 to 2012 R2. All of the System Center products in the environment have already been upgraded to 2012 R2 from 2012 SP1. In the interest of my ...
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Cannot register new System Center 2012 Service Manager Data Warehouse after Service Manager database move

I recently migrated a customer from a 3 server SCSM topology to a 5 server SCSM topology and I am now having an issue registering the Data Warehouse Management Server with the Service Manager ...
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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 do I find the HKLM Registry Key of a Server Role for use in SCOM

I am learning to use SCOM in order to develop a SCOM pack. The only usable tool I have found (yet) to develop a pack is Visio (with the management pack designer). I managed to create a pack that ...
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SQL Server Collation settings for System Center Service Manager 2012

There is a lot of conflicting or confusing information surrounding the required collation settings for SQL Server, as it pertains to hosting the SCSM 2012 database and associated data warehouse ...
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ConfigMgr 2012 - How to automatically make updates available to computers without forcing them to be installed?

I'm using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 with the Software Update Point feature; however, in this environment patching has to be strictly manual, because server reboots need to be approved ...
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How to keep System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 updated on a disconnected network?

In the past, I've used WSUS 3 in disconnected mode by exporting updates from a server on the public internet and importing them to a server on a private totally disconnected network. Sophos has been ...
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System Center Data Protection Manager - DPM

I just stood up a SCDPM 2012 SP1 server and I am having an issue pushing an agent. I suspect that it is a firewall issue in the datacenter, between different subnets, but I am trying to verify that. ...
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Are there any negative side-effects to adding questions to a QA Gate in FIM 2010R2 (without requiring re-registration)?

We recently implemented FIM 2010R2 on our domain, and several users already started registering their answers for the self-service password retrieval feature. We've also recently identified new (and ...
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Systems Center service template including AD

I'm trying to design an SCVMM (2012 SP1) service template that contains several machines joined in a domain, but the trick is that the very domain controller is also in the template. Ie. the template ...
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Private networks with SCVMM 2012 SP1 and Hyper-V

In my lab I have two hyper-v host running Windows 2012 server. For lab and test purposes I want to have private networks that are available on both hosts, and where the VMs on those networks are able ...
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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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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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What does Operating System Environments (OSEs) mean on System Center 2012 Licensing? [duplicate]

I was looking into System Center 2010 Licensing Details and came across with this term: # of Managed Operating System Environments (OSEs) per license Do they mean regular Operating Systems? or ...
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System Center Configuration Manger 2012 SP1 PXE boot

I am trying to set up my System Center Configuration manager server to be a PXE server for client deployments but I am having no luck in getting it to work. It seems to bypass SCCM and boot right ...
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System Center 2012 Orchestrator and VMM - Set Variables

is there a possibility to set variables in the included SCVMM activitys? I need a Runbook that is able to add a unique string at the end of every deployed VM. Thankfull for every suggestion, Matt
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 Migration Error

I have a host grouping of several nearly-identical host machines running WS08R2 SP1. They are all running direct-attached storage of different sizes/raid types. They were running VMM08R2, but I've ...
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Can I run SCVMM 2012 and SCDPM 2012 on the same server?

We have a small environment where a dedicated System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 server is used to back up everything; the server has no performance problems and plenty of hardware resources ...
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System Center 2012 Protection Agent remote install failed

I have two servers I want to protect with System Center 2012. There might be some hardware differences but they are otherwise equal: Same domain as the DPM server Fresh Windows Server 2012 ...
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Tool to monitor for success or failure within a given amount of time

My team is trying to solve a monitor challenge when it comes to backups. The backup is running fine. Our current challenge is to monitor these backups so that they actualy do happen. We can send a ...
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Why is Configuration Manager 2012 creating a SMSPKG folder on my C: drive?

I'm testing System Center Configuration Manager 2012, and I installed it on a server with two disks (using a SQL Server instance on a second server). Before installing, I created a file called ...
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SCCM 2007 + FEP 2010 deployment - when can I upgrade sql server?

I am in the process of migrating our forefront client security installation on the domain over to a forefront endpoint protection based on system center configuration manager 2007 platform. I have ...
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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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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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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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Syntax for file and process exclusions in Forefront Endpoint Protection?

I can't seem to find an official and up-to-date documentation on how to set up file and process exclusions in Forefront Endpoint Protection 2012. For file types, which of these will work? Are they ...
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VMM 2012 Adding Hosts in Trusted Forest

I have two forests with a two way trust between them. VMM 2012 sits in ForestA and I can discover hosts in ForestA with no issue. When I try to discover hosts in ForestB I hit one of two issues: If ...
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SCOM vs. Windows System Center vs. HP Operations Manager

(I asked this question over on Stack Overflow and they sent me here. Sorry for the very basic question, but I have purely coding experience - no server management stuff at all - and this is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...