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CM 2012 R2

Migration to ConfigMgr 2012 R2 with migration tool or Powershell?

There are still quite some companies that have to migrate their SCCM 2007 environment to Configuration Manager 2012 R2, even though it is 2015 now. One of the important things during a migration are migration of the software packages. The thing with the inbuilt migration tool is that packages will be migrated to … packages. Not what I would want, because I would like to use applications or better said, the application model. In the trainings that I give I always say that you should use the application model and move away from the legacy packages (unless really not possible). In a migration scenario where you use the inbuilt tool, you first have to migrate your packages to packages in CM 2012 R2 and then convert the packages to applications with a conversion plug-in. Both steps might require extra actions depending on the situation before migration can start. The idea to…

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Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Cumelative Update 2

It has been a while since my last blog, so time to change that! I have been busy lately mostly because earlier this year I changed jobs which took some time to get used to the organization and find my way in the new working environment. Next to that I went from project to project, so no complaining of making the move to KPN Consulting. Ok, Yesterday (27/06/2014) the CU (cumulative Update) 2 for Configuraton Manager 2012 R2 has been released and I decided to immediately test the installation in my test environment. You can request the hotfix at the following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2970177 This page also provides an overview of the fixes that have been solved and the the action you have to do after installation. I would suggest to read through this page and if you are using Powershell in your environment I would also recommend to read the next page http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2962855 where you can…

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