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Corrupt applications when deploying Windows 8.1 with App-V 5.0 to Lenovo Yoga S1

shaun molnar on October 24th, 2014 with 0 Comments »

So we came across a real doozie of a problem that took a few weeks to solve. We thought we could save some grey hairs out there and share our solution. The Scenario: SCCM 2012 R2 CU1 deploying a WIM which contained Windows 8.1 with App-V 5.0 SP2 CU5. We...

How to enable service broker service for SCOM 2012 Discovery

shaun molnar on September 28th, 2012 with 0 Comments »

In System Center Operations Manager 2012 if you want your System Discovery to work you may need to enable the SQL Service Broker Service. To do this, open up your SQL Management Studio. Select the Operations Manager Database, then run the following query: To enable: ALTER DATABASE OperationsManager SET ENABLE_BROKER...

Enable the Instant Messaging Notification in System Center 2012 Operations Manager

shaun molnar on September 28th, 2012 with 0 Comments »

Here’s how to enable instant message (IM) notifications in System Center 2012 Operations Manager 1. Install the Unified Communications Managed API 3.0 (UCMA) Runtime on all management servers in the Notifications Resource Pool. By default, this pool contains the first and all additional management servers in the management group (gateway...

System Center 2012 SP1 on Windows Server 2012 with SQL 2012 Server

shaun molnar on September 28th, 2012 with 0 Comments »

The Beta of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (“SP1”) enables System Center customers to jointly evaluate System Center 2012 with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. We have been testing the new Beta Service Pack 1 with the following configuration: SCOM 2012 SP1: Extra Pre-Reqs include .Net Framework 4.5...

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 now available for download

shaun molnar on May 1st, 2012 with 0 Comments »

MDT 2012 now with support for Windows 8 Consumer Preview! Reliable and Flexible OS Deployment—now with support for Windows 8, Windows Server “8” Beta, and System Center 2012 The Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 is now available for download. Visit the Download Center...

SCCM 2012 – SQL Server Collation Type

shaun molnar on April 30th, 2012 with 0 Comments »

Before you start trying to install SCCM 2012 make sure your SQL Server is setup correctly. A common hiccup we keep seeing is that the SQL Collation type is set wrong. Before proceeding, make sure you set your SQL Server collation type to SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS. Default Install Setting: For Microsoft SCCM...

Introducing User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) and App-V 5.0

shaun molnar on April 19th, 2012 with 0 Comments »

Posted from Windows Team Blog Today, I’m excited to share two announcements: first, I’d like to welcome a new product to Microsoft’s Desktop Virtualization family – User Experience Virtualization (UE-V). And secondly, we’re announcing that our flagship application virtualization product is being updated to its next major version – Application...

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 Hybrid Configuration

shaun molnar on December 8th, 2011 with 0 Comments »

Here is the Hybrid configuration setup process with Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Overall a pretty straight forward process. 100 times simpler than before! Install Exchange 2010 Service pack 2 (SP2) Click Install Microsoft Exchange Server Upgrade. Click Next. Click Next. Click Upgrade. I was missing the IIS 6...

Install Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization Tool (dirsync.exe) using a separate SQL server

shaun molnar on December 8th, 2011 with 0 Comments »

If you want to take advantage of an existing SQL server to install the Directory Sync tool like me here are the steps involved: Install Microsoft Online Services Directory Syncroization Tool (dirsync.exe) using a separate SQL server

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

shaun molnar on December 7th, 2011 with 0 Comments »

The long awaited Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 became available today bringing with it a bundle of new capabilities: Outlook Web App (OWA) Mini A browse-only version of OWA designed for low bandwidth and resolution devices. Based on the existing Exchange 2010 SP1 OWA infrastructure, this feature provides a simple...