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SQL Database Files

Today I encountered a little bit of a misconfiguraiton on the SQL Server for SCCM and WSUS.  The database files (.MDF) and log files (.LDF) were on the same drive.  That is not good for performance.  Ideally we would want … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Hi everyone, the EmptyGarden blog is back and alive.  I just started a new job with Concurrency and thus will be blogging quite a bit…hopefully. Following me on Twitter too:  @TheEmptyGarden

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Config Manger 2012 SDK–Prerelease

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29559

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Holy Cow–PDF technical documentation for the entire System Center suite

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/search.aspx?q=Technical%20Documentation%20Download%20for%20System%20Center%20

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Notes from the Minnesota System Center Users Group

  Last Friday at the Minnesota System Center Users Group I had the pleasure of seeing Wally Mead speak! His session lasted about three hours and he covered Config Manger 2012 SP1. Configuration Manger 2012 – SP1 – probably won’t … Continue reading

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Windows 8 with Hyper-V

Last Friday at the Minnesota System Center Users Group I had the pleasure of seeing Wally Mead speak!  I noticed that Wally had Windows 8 on his laptop, but he was also using Virtual Machines.  I asked him if those … Continue reading

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SCCM Client Inventory and WSUS Scan state

Here is a view that you can use to see SCCM Client inventory and WSUS scan state information. CREATE view [dbo].[v_SCCM_Health_Check] as select distinct a.name0 as ‘MachineName’ , a.itemkey , a.operating_system_name_and0 as ‘OperatingSystem’ , os.CSDVersion0 as ‘OS_ServicePack’ , a.client0 as … Continue reading

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