Category: System Center 2012

Kevin Green published a great set of new System Center 2012 R2 Visio Stencils for all your System Center designs. Go grab them from Kevin’s Skydrive!

Thank you Kevin for sharing those Visio Stencils! Smile

re-blog from Stefan Stranger


All, CU1 for ConfigMgr 2012 is out, and you can download it here :

I don’t know why MS give a Hotfix name, so I decided not to install it on my production environment because the issue listed on there not happening, yet. Smile


Infrastructure Planning and Design team already announced SCVMM 2012 guide is now available for download! Open-mouthed smile 

Still using the good old template on the PPT file Smile. Like J.C Hornbeck said on his blog : It leads you through a process of identifying the business and technical requirements for managing virtualization, designing integration with Operations Manager if required, and then determining the number, size, and placement of the VMM servers. This guide helps you to confidently plan for the centralized administration of physical and virtual machines.


You guys can download it here :

App Controller – Evaluation VHD

Operations Manager – Evaluation VHD

Orchestrator – Evaluation VHD

Service Manager – Evaluation VHD

Virtual Machine Manager – Evaluation VHD

In SCCM 2012, path for the log are changing, now located at %windir%\CCM\Logs

Also, trace32.exe now replaced by CMTrace.exe Smile , you can grab it from the installation files (ISO) located at SMSSETUP\TOOLS


Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 contains a number of fixes for System Center 2012 Operations Manager, App Controller and Virtual Machine Manager, including cross platform fixes and support for Oracle Solaris 11.

KB2686249 – Description of Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 (

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