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SCCM 2012 | Reminder | Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for SCCM 2012 R2 available !!!

Commentaires fermés mars 13th, 2014

Hi to all,

Just a reminder for that the Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for SCCM 2012 R2 is available HERE !!!

What’s new?

Issues that are fixed

Administrator Console

  • A Discovery Data Record (DDR) that contains organizational unit (OU) paths that are longer than 220 characters are not processed. The DDM.log file on the site server contains event messages that resemble the following:
    CDiscoverySource::ValidateSchema – array property User OU Name cannot expand size so rejecting.
    CDiscoverDataManager::ProcessDDRs – Unable to update data source
  • The Allow clients to use a fallback source location for content option is missing from the Distribution Points tab of the package properties.

Site systems

  • Replication Configuration Manager incorrectly reports the link status as Degraded, and then reports the status as Active one minute later.
  • Site replication fails after a site database is restored to a new server. Additionally, the Rcmctrl.log file contains the following error message:
    ERROR: Received unhandled SQL exception, printing info and throwing it again. This will be retried in next cycle.
    SqlException number: [8115]
    ERROR: Exception message: [Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type int.~~The 'spGetChangeTrackingMinValidVersion' procedure attempted to return a status of NULL, which is not allowed. A status of 0 will be returned instead.]
  • System Center 2012 Configuration Manager does not support the Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion client. To obtain the Mac OS X 10.8 client, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Device management

  • The Configuration Manager client cannot be installed on devices that contain newer ARM processors. Additionally, the following error message is logged in the DmClientSetup log file:
    Fail to get the CAB file name because of unsupported processor type: 0

Software updates

  • The Allow clients to share content with other clients on the same subnet option in the properties of a Software Update Group Deployment is ignored. Additionally, the DataTransferService.log file contains the following message:
    Not using branch cache option.
  • When a custom port is configured for software updates, an Internet only client may append the custom port to the URL for the Windows Update service. Additionally, when the custom port is set to 880, log entries that resemble the following may be logged in the DataTransferService.log file:
    UpdateURLWithTransportSettings(): OLD URL – http://download.windowsupdate.com/msdownload/update.cab
    UpdateURLWithTransportSettings(): NEW URL – http://download.windowsupdate.com:880/msdownload/update.cab
  • The Schedule Updates Wizard does not list content for Windows Server 2012. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2793237 FIX: The Schedule Updates Wizard does not list content for Windows Server 2012 in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

Client

  • The MicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi file is now correctly signed.
  • The selection of multiple targeted applications in Software Center will fail if the calendar region is set to Arabic (Saudi Arabia). Additionally, Software Center displays the following error message:
    Software Center cannot be loaded. There is a problem loading the required components for Software Center. You can try launching Software Center at a later time. If the problem continues, you can contact your helpdesk.
  • The hardware inventory on a computer that is running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003 R2 may cause the Wmiprvse.exe process to exit unexpectedly. Additionally, when you view the results of the fault, the details of the fault resemble the following:
    Faulting application wmiprvse.exe, version 5.2.3790.4455, faulting module msvcr90.dll, version 9.0.30729.6161, fault address 0×00056b1d
  • PXE support is added for IA-32 EFI computers.

PowerShell

  • When the Clear-CMPxeDeployment cmdlet is run, you receive the following error message:
    The method or operation is not implemented.
  • When the Update-CMDistributionPoint –DeploymentTypeName cmdlet is run, you receive the following error message:
    Key not Found Exception.
  • When the New-CMDeviceCollection cmdlet is run, the refreshschedule parameter is not defined in the NewByLimitNameparameter set.
  • When the New-CMDeviceCollection cmdlet is run together with the LimitingCollectionName option, the cmdlet is unsuccessful. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
    Unable to cast object of type ‘Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlArrayItems’ to type’System.Management.ManagementBaseObject’.
  • When the .GetType method is used for the object that is returned by the New-CMSchedule cmdlet, the method is unsuccessful. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
    The adapter cannot get property « GetType » for instance of SMS_ST_RecurInterval.
  • When the Import-CMComputerInformation -CollectionName « All Systems » -ComputerName « Computer01 » -MacAddress « xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx«  command is run, the command is unsuccessful. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
    WARNING: The collection All Systems does not exist or is not suitable for adding the new device.

Functionality that is updated

PowerShell

Help for PowerShell is updated for the cmdlets that are included in Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 and in this cumulative update. In a PowerShell environment, use the Update-Help –Module ConfigurationManager cmdlet to retrieve the latest Help information from Microsoft.

The following cmdlets are added to the PowerShell module:

  • Add-CMDistributionPoint
  • Import-CMAntiMalwarePolicy
  • Import-CMDriver
  • New-CMAppVVirtualEnvironment
  • New-CMMigrationJob
  • New-CMPackage
  • New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule
  • New-CMTaskSequence
  • New-CMTaskSequenceMedia
  • New-CMUserDataAndProfileConfigurationItem
  • Set-CMApplicationCatalogWebsitePoint
  • Set-CMAppVVirtualEnvironment
  • Set-CMClientPushInstallation
  • Set-CMClientSetting
  • Set-CMDistributionPoint
  • Set-CMDriver
  • Set-CMEndpointProtectionPoint
  • Set-CMEnrollmentPoint
  • Set-CMEnrollmentProxyPoint
  • Set-CMHierarchySetting
  • Set-CMManagementPointComponent
  • Set-CMOperatingSystemImageUpdateSchedule
  • Set-CMOutOfBandManagementComponent
  • Set-CMReportingServicePoint
  • Set-CMSite
  • Set-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule
  • Set-CMSoftwareUpdatePointComponent
  • Set-CMStateMigrationPoint
  • Set-CMStatusSummarizer
  • Set-CMSystemHealthValidatorPointComponent
  • Set-CMTaskSequence
  • Set-CMUserDataAndProfileConfigurationItem
  • Start-CMDistributionPointUpgrade

How to obtain Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

A supported update is available from Microsoft. However, this update is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this update only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This update might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this update.

If the update is available for download, there is a « Hotfix download available » section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the update.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific update. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website:

Note The « Hotfix download available » form displays the languages for which this update is available. If you do not see your language, it is because an update is not available for that language.

Installation information

The PowerShell changes that are referenced in this article are contained in the Administrator Console update (Adminconsole.msi). The Administrator Console update is not automatically installed on a site server when the cumulative update setup wrapper (Updatesetup.exe) runs. The wrapper creates an additional installation package and program that must be run to update the Administrator Console.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 installed.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Note We recommend that you close the Configuration Manager Administrator Console before you install this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

File information

The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.



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SCCM 2012 Reminder | ConfigMgr 2012 Tools available on download !!!

Commentaires fermés septembre 16th, 2013

Hi to all,

Just a reminder for you indicate that the configMgr Tool is available for download !

what’s new?

Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration Toolkit
The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit facilitates the re-utilization of existing x64 server hardware using virtualization technologies, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. The P2V Migration Toolkit was specifically designed to assist in situations where there are remote Configuration Manager 2007 SP 2 site servers that need to be retained during side-by-side migration process to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The P2V Migration Toolkit is geared to supporting P2V migrations at remote, branch offices that do not have existing onsite Virtual Machine Manager infrastructure.

Support ending for System Center Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit

For purposes of a lifecycle policy, “tool” means a utility or feature that aids in accomplishing a discrete task or a limited set of tasks. To assist in your planning efforts, some tool versions provide 12 months notification prior to the end of support. System Center Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit is such a tool and Microsoft will continue to support this version through July 27, 2013.

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Toolkit The Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Toolkit contains nine downloadable tools to help you manage and troubleshoot Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The following list provides specific information about each tool in the toolkit.

  • Client Spy – A tool that helps you troubleshoot issues related to software distribution, inventory, and software metering on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Policy Spy – A policy viewer that helps you review and troubleshoot the policy system on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Security Configuration Wizard Template for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – The Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) is an attack-surface reduction tool for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Security Configuration Wizard determines the minimum functionality required for a server’s role or roles, and disables functionality that is not required.
  • Send Schedule Tool – A tool used to trigger a schedule on a client or trigger the evaluation of a specified DCM Baseline. You can trigger a schedule either locally or remotely.
  • Power Viewer Tool – A tool to view the status of power management feature on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Deployment Monitoring Tool – The Deployment Monitoring Tool is a graphical user interface designed help troubleshoot Applications, Updates, and Baseline deployments on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients.
  • Run Metering Summarization Tool – The purpose of this tool is to run the metering summarization task to analyze raw metering data
  • Role-based Administration Modeling and Auditing Tool – This tool helps administrators to model and audit RBA configurations.
  • License Tracking PowerShell Cmdlets – The PowerShell cmdlet “Get-ConfigMgrAccessLicense” is used to get license usage information for all the servers and clients within scope of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The cmdlet returns a list of licensable features and a list of unique users and devices per unique licensable feature.

And Package Conversion Manager (PCM) A new version of the PCM tool has been released. The new version supports both System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. the new tool can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34605. The new release comes in 6 languages.

click HERE for download



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Reminder & Internet Explorer 10 History| Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 available !!!

Commentaires fermés mars 8th, 2013

Hi to all,

An important reminder for you inform that Internet Explorer 10 is available for Windows 7 !!!

Internet Explorer 10 is :

  1. More FASTER
  2. More SECURE
  3. Perfect for Touch
  4. Easy to use

History:

Release history

Name Version Release date Works on
Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 2.10.1000.16394 12 April 2011 Windows 7 and later
Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 2 2.10.1008.16421 29 June 2011 Windows 7 and later
Internet Explorer 10 Developer Preview 10.0.8102.0 13 September 2011 Windows 8 Developer Preview
Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 4 10.0.8103.0 29 November 2011 Windows 8 Developer Preview
Internet Explorer 10 Consumer Preview 10.0.8250.0 29 February 2012 Windows 8 Consumer Preview
Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview 10.0.8400.0 31 May 2012 Windows 8 Release Preview
Internet Explorer 10 10.0.9200.16384 4 September 2012 Windows Server 2012
26 October 2012 Windows 8
Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview 10.0.9200.16438 13 November 2012 Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Internet Explorer 10 10.0.9200.16521 26 February 2013 Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Click HERE for download