The Configmgr 2012  Package Conversion Manager(PCM) allows for converting packages and programs into applications and deployment types in configmgr 2012. There is a migration feature which is released with the Configuration Manager 2012 that allows packages to be migrated from 2007 to 2012. Once you have migrated your package objects and installed PCM it is…

The way SCCM Configmgr 2012 object information stored is changed from CM07 with respect to tables/views. In SCCM Configmgr 2012,Status of content stored in dbo.vSMS_DistributionDPStatus view.This view basically contains information about packageID,content status,objectTypeID like what type of package is it(boot image or package/Application etc) and status message ID. These status Message IDs and State Message…

  Problem : Someone has Created package/Package’s (bulk) and distributed to sites/DP’s and these packages are in large size(more than 1GB). You get notification from network Team or other teams about bandwidth issues.You may have to identify what packages are in process of sending to DPs and should also check how much % leftover to…

Just saw an Email update from Myitforum list about the Release of Configuration Manager 2012 Automation RC is out now. Few months back,he announced the release of Configmgr 2012 Automation Beta here. To know more about what does the scripts do, http://wmug.co.uk/wmug/b/dotraphael/archive/2012/09/28/project-cm12-automation-beta-is-coming.aspx To Download the scripts http://cm12automation.codeplex.com/releases/view/100135 Raphael is working on uploading the videos on…

There was a useful email exchange recently about a list of reasons for moving from SCCM 2007 to 2012. so here are some of the Reasons to move Move from SCCM Configmgr 2007 to SCCM Configmr 2012 User device affinity is introduced, a method of associating a user with one or more devices. Software distribution…
Orchestrator (SCORCH) 2012 Reference Guides

  What is SCORCH: It is System Center Orchestrator.The new Released version of SCORCH is 2012 SP1 RTM which is yet to available to Public. Orchestrator Originally Third party Product Named Opalis which was Acquired by Microsoft in 2009. Orchestrator simplifies the process of automating systems administration tasks and it  provides simplified way of building…
How to Sequence SCCM Configmgr 2012 Admin Console using App-V 4.6 SP1

App-V Sequencer creates applications that can be run in a virtual environment. It monitors the installation and setup process for an application, and it records the information necessary for the application to run in a virtual environment.These applications does not interact with OS as they runs in virtual environment.   You can deploy the sequenced…