ARR Removes querystring

Today we had a client that is using an IIS webfarm for Application Request Routing (ARR) that points to several backend IIS web nodes for load balancing their website. They encountered an issue where it appeared the querystring was being

SCCM 2012 Part VII: Client Initialization, Reporting, and Closing Thoughts

This will be the last post in my System Center Configuration Manager 2012 series. Here in Part VII, we will be pushing the client to servers, showing what the Endpoint Protection client looks like on the servers, configuring custom Reports,

Server Manager Interface Windows Server 2012

I have a new blog post over @Orcsweb on Server Manager in Windows Server 2012. Check it out!

Migrate from VMware VMs to Hyper-V Windows 8

In a previous post I described how to setup Hyper-V on your Windows 8 desktop. If you decided to install Hyper-V on your Windows 8 desktop, but you have VMware VMs you want to run on this same machine, you’ll

Hyper-V on Windows 8

This Blog post is based on the RTM version of Windows 8 desktop. One of the features that I am excited about with the Windows 8 desktop, is the ability to run a full-fledged Hyper-V virtual environment natively. I am

SCCM 2012: Part VI – Endpoint Protection Manager Agent and Configuration Manager Agent Setup

Now that our hierarchy is configured and we have successfully installed and validated all of the Configuration Manager roles we will need, its time for us to configure the Agent and Endpoint Protection Policies. We’ll configure the Endpoint Protection default

SCCM 2012: Part V – System Configuration – Security and Roles

Here in Part V we’ll be performing more configuration of our SCCM 2012 environment. We’ll pick back up where we left off in Part IV, on the Administration tab of the SCCM console. Before we continue with the configuration of

SCCM 2007 R3 Un-installation Error

While removing SCCM 2007 from a production server, I ran into the following error: The reason I was seeing this error was because my user account did not have appropriate  permissions to the remote DB instance. The uninstall uses the

SCCM 2012: Part IV – Hierarchy Configuration

In Part III we completed the installation of System Center Configuration Manager 2012. Now we’ll turn our attention to setting the baseline for the SCCM console by configuring the necessary components in the Hierarchy Configuration section of the Administration page.

SCCM 2012: Part III – Installation

In Part I we completed the preparation of Active Directory, along with our SCCM Management Point and SQL Server. In Part II we setup the SCCM Certificate templates, created Group Policies for our clients, and setup all of the proper

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