Mass Redistribute Packages in ConfigMgr 2012

Mass Redistribute Packages in ConfigMgr 2012

Recently I came across an issue with System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) 2012 where a large number of packages and applications had failed to be distributed to a new Distribution Point (DP). There were many thousands of packages in the environment and a...
Create a USMT Package in ConfigMgr

Create a USMT Package in ConfigMgr

In System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM / ConfigMgr)  when performing an Operating System Deployment (OSD) there is usually some form of user data and settings migration. This is often performed using the Microsoft User State Migration Toolkit (USMT). The first...
ConfigMgr 2012 SQL Database Collation

ConfigMgr 2012 SQL Database Collation

I just tried to update my ‘default’ installation of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM / ConfigMgr) 2012 RC1 to RC2. I got a failure at the pre-req check stage stating that my SQL 2008 R2 database was using the wrong collation type and that installation...