Second Site Server Server Management Magazine Article Now Available

Second Site Server Server Management Magazine Article Now Available

This article is a reproduced version of the “Second site saver” article I wrote for Server Management Magazine back in October 2008. Thumbnails of the actual pages from the magazine are included at the end of the article which can … Continued
ConfigMgr – Support Announcements for February 2013

ConfigMgr – Support Announcements for February 2013

The ConfigMgr Team have just released their Support Announcement for this month (see full blog post below). As a quick summary SQL 2012 SP1 is now supported on the following: ConfigMgr 2007 SP2/ R3 (requires KB2676776) ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 (NOT … Continued
‘The Site Server cannot be contacted or trying to connect to an incompatible Site Server version. Please enter a new Site Server Name’ error when trying to connect to a different ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Site Server

‘The Site Server cannot be contacted or trying to connect to an incompatible Site Server version. Please enter a new Site Server Name’ error when trying to connect to a different ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Site Server

When I try to connect to a different Site Server from within the Administrator Console I get a “Database Connection Wizard” error dialog box which states: “The Site Server cannot be contacted or trying to connect to an incompatible Site … Continued
ConfigMgr – Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for November 2012

ConfigMgr – Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for November 2012

My friends over in the ConfigMgr Documentation Team have been busy beavering away with updates to both the ConfigMgr 2012 and ConfigMgr 2007 Documentation Libraries: “The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library have been updated on … Continued
ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Package is not decompressing to the “SMSPKG<drive>$” directory

ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Package is not decompressing to the “SMSPKG$” directory

I’ve sent a Package to a new DP. The PCK is appearing in the “SMSPKG” directory but the Package is not decompressing to the “SMSPKG<drive>$” directory.  Why is my ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Package is not decompressing to the “SMSPKG<drive>$” directory?
Why is there a large number of files in the ‘<drive>:\Program Files (x86)\AdminUI\AdminUILog’ directory on my ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Site Server?

Why is there a large number of files in the ‘<drive>:\Program Files (x86)\AdminUI\AdminUILog’ directory on my ConfigMgr / SCCM 2007 Site Server?

On my Site Server if I look in the “<drive>:\Program Files (x86)\<install_directory>\AdminUI\AdminUILog” directory it contains over 3 MILLION files (3,007,851 to be exact) taking up over 19 GB of disk space. What I’m confused about is what are all these … Continued