Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Group Policy Tool is unable to import policy files exported from System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection

Symptoms: When you use the Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 Group Policy Tool to import a policy file that was exported from System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection, it will fail with a screenshot similar to the following : Cause: The XML namespace is missing and a couple of registry value types have changed in System…
ConfigMgr (SCCM) 2012 site Maintenance Tasks

What are the site maintenance task and where are they in ConfigMgr 2012 and how do I configure them ? System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites and hierarchies require regular maintenance and monitoring to provide services effectively and continuously. Regular maintenance ensures that the hardware, software, and the Configuration Manager database continue to function properly…
Installation of ConfigMgr(SCCM) 2012 RC2

After fixing SQL server Issue with the required patches , I have got installed configMgr 2012 RC2 on my lab after fixing the issue with SQL server 2008 R2 SP1 with CU4. This Guide assumes that you have Domain Controller with DNS,DHCP(Optional) and Member server with server 2008 R2 Operating system. Please go through the TechNet…

Configuration Manager uses site system roles to support management operations at each site. When you install a Configuration Manager site, some site system roles are automatically installed and assigned to the server on which Configuration Manager Setup has run successfully. One of these site system roles is the site server, which you cannot transfer to…

Here is a download for deploying a complete ConfigMgr 2012 RC2 (which was release recently http://eskonr.com/2012/01/configmgr-2012-rc2-released/)  infrastructure in either Hyper-V or VMware: One Domain Controller and one ConfigMgr 2012 RC2 member server – Including pre-requisites like .Net Framework, SQL 2008 R2 SP1 CU4 and IIS - all fully automated. Once configured, the total build time…

For those who have/do not have environment to explore system center configuration manager 2012 and its features before the product is launched and get ready for it ,Microsoft has few labs (hope will have more labs on all the features of it soon). This lab should be off help to see how it looks like…

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