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Archive for September, 2013

Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 CU3

Cu3 for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 has been released, so I immediately thought I should test installation in my testlab environment. As a matter of fact I want to implement it next week in the project I am working on if all goes well. Information about the things that new and that are fixed can be found at the following link: and you can request the hotfix there as well. Installation is similar to the previous cumulative update, with the same installation to go through. I added 2 screenshots of the installation below. This screenshot shows you where to apply the update and it will create packages that you can deploy to the clients, console machines or site systems. The second screenshot shows that the installation was a success and you can reboot your server to finish. After the patch has been applied to a client the client version will be 5.00.7804.1400 as you can see…

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MAC OS-X Management With ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 – Intro

I am currently working on a project where the organization wants to manage MAC OS-X in the environment by using Configuration Manager. Ofcourse this is very interesting and educational for me to finally see what is possible. Since I have made already quite some progress I want to share my findings so far. Since there are several subject to talk about, I decided to write several parts to go through the basic of MAC-OS-X support. Intro – MAC OS-X Management With ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Part 1 – Prepare your environment for MAC OS-X Part 2 – Configure certificates in CM 2012 SP1 Part 3 – Installation  And Enrollment of the ConfigMgr Client for MAC OS-X Part 4 – Application Deployment MAC OS-X Part 5 – Compliance Settings MAC OS-X It could well be that more parts will follow during the journey through MAC land, I will update this page when needed. I will start with the…

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