Author Archives: João Carlos Dias

About João Carlos Dias

Senior Consultant at InfraHouse P/S

System Center Update Publisher 2011 on Windows Server 2012

SCUP 2011 is not compatible with Windows Server 2012 but there is a workaround to work, except for the following known issues: On Windows Server 2012, the WSUS version is 4.0. While on all other OS’s, you can only install WSUS … Continue reading

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How to convert VMware-based virtual machines and disks (VMDK) to Hyper-V®-based virtual machines and disks (VHD), using Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Solution Accelerator (MVMC)

The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) Solution Accelerator is a Microsoft-supported, stand-alone solution for the IT pro or solution provider who wants to convert VMware-based virtual machines and disks to Hyper-V®-based virtual machines and disks. The conversion of VMware virtual … Continue reading

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Disable UAC for some applications in Windows 7

To disable UAC of some application in Windows 7, you just follow the instruction below   Download and install Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 Open the Compatibility Administrator, Right click it and click Run as administrator Right-click on the database, … Continue reading

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Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager – Clients for Additional Operating Systems

The Clients for Additional Operating Systems allow you to manage Apple Mac, UNIX and Linux computers using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Download and more details: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36212 Overview Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports the management of … Continue reading

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Check the client version after updating the SCCM 2012 SP1 with CU1

After the installation of the CU1, for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, the client will update to version 5.00.7804.1202. To control the clients that are now updated or not, you can create a two queries to control the version of the clients. … Continue reading

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Error upgrading Secondary Site after SCCM 2012 upgrade to SP1

[Failed]: Configuration Manager primary site and central administration site require SQL Server Tcp is enabled and set to Static port. Just open the SQL Server Configuration Manager in the Primary/Central Site and in the Secondary Site and remove all the … Continue reading

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Install SCUP 2011 to enable software update in SCCM 2012 from independent software vendors or line-of-business application

System Center Updates Publisher enables independent software vendors, OEMs and IT administrators to import, manage and develop software update definitions which can be deployed with System Center Configuration Manager. Download SCUP 2011: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11940 NOTE: SCUP 2011 is not compatible with … Continue reading

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