CU3 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012

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An update version 3 has been released for Microsoft’s System Centre Configuration Manager 2012. SCCM 2012 CU3 This update released by Microsoft fixes the following issues; Administrator Console The Administrator Console may take longer than expected to expand different nodes, such as the All Users or All Devices nodes. This occurs when the console is installed on a touch-screen enabled computer. The Create Task…

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The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed.

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The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed. If you have ever restored an old snapshot of a domain joined virtual server and seen the above error when trying to log back in after it restarted, you will no the frustration. This seems to be a problem when the snapshot is older than 30 days. Once you restore the old snapshot,…

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Restore a Domain Controller from a Snapshot

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Reverting a snapshot of an active Domain Controller can be a risky and problematic issue. If you are considering using this procedure it should be your very LAST option.  This is not a supported Microsoft procedure and use of it could cause fatal issues to Active Directory. Reassessing your environment and take the proper steps to ensure this recovery model doesn’t have to be used again. Use…

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SCCM Log files for Software Updates

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SCCM Log files for Software Updates A great place to start with any issues with your SCCM environment, is to start looking at the many SCCM log files. Using the following logs can help identify any issues when deploying Windows Updates from within SCCM 2012. Server Side Software Update Logs: SUPsetup.log – Installation of SUP Site Role. WCM.log, WSUSCtrl.log – Configuration of WSUS Server/SUP….

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SCCM Clients failing to install windows updates

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SCCM Clients failing to install windows updates If you find no issues while looking at the Client and SCCM server Windows Updates logs and you determine that it isnt something else, it maybe worth checking the following on the clients with the issues. If you have issues with SCCM client machines during an update deployment, an issue that could be causing the problem is a proxy…

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SCCM Version 1511 – New Features

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SCCM – version 1511 New Features The latest version of Microsoft’s System Centre Configuration Manager has been released. (SCCM 1511). While we all expected this to be called SCCM 2016, it is in fact now called SCCM 1511. The new versioning is due to the fact that SCCM update cycle will be frequent. Every new version will be named as SCCM YYMM (Year and Month)….

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Microsoft’s Febuary 2016 Patch Releases

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The following thirteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the Febuary 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-009 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3134220) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user…

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