SCCM Sample Architecture Diagram


Sample System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Architecture Diagram :   Let us talk about a sample scenario and then prepare a High Level Architecture Diagram . Let us assume that we have a Customer who has 7 different locations with 500 machines connected with good bandwidth . Then in such a case we can prepareContinue reading “SCCM Sample Architecture Diagram”

Office 365 Migration Concerns from Customers


Today , In this Post we will discuss about Various Concerns Customers have about Office 365 Migration from the Data Integrity perspective . Customers want their Data to be Secure and safe . When we talk about Office 365 , Microsoft has a Concept of Trust Center. The Office 365 Trust Center is the place whereContinue reading “Office 365 Migration Concerns from Customers”

Direct Access and SCCM Internet Client based management


Off Late a lot of people have been writing to me regarding Direct Access and SCCM Internet based client management. So , I thought I would clarify this in the post . So , if your company  has Direct access Implemented then you do not need to Implement SCCM  Internet Client Based Management as  theContinue reading “Direct Access and SCCM Internet Client based management”

Diffrence Between Applications and packages in SCCM


For those of you who have been looking for exact Difference between Packages ( Which was mostly used in SCCM 2007 ) and Applications ( a New Concept in 2012 ) below chart will explain things in detail:

How to Create a Runbook Using System Center Orchestrator – For Dummies


Hello  Friends ,  Today we will talk about how  to use System Center Orchestrator to  create Runbooks . In this post here we will talk about Runbooks and how to create a Sample Runbook. Lets  first open up Orchestrator and then create a New Folder : Screen Shot below: Once Folder is  clicked , thenContinue reading “How to Create a Runbook Using System Center Orchestrator – For Dummies”

Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1


Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 has been released . Some of the changes that have been made are related to Powershell, Operating System Deployment Bugs .,SOftware Distribution etc . To Download : http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/2882125 More Detailed Information can be found here :  http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/2882125

All about Distribution Group in Exchange 2013 Online – Mystified


Hi All,   Today we will talk in depth about Distribution groups  in  Exchange  Online 2013 .We  will see how we create a Distribution Group , What are  the default Settings and how they can be changed .  be noted that by default when Created Distribution Groups do not allow Email from External domains  toContinue reading “All about Distribution Group in Exchange 2013 Online – Mystified”

How to Check Azure Subscription ID


Many a times , you want to know the Azure Subscription ID .   To find that  , below are  the steps :     Click on view my bill and then a new  window will open up which will have the subscription  ID :     There you go , it  is as simpleContinue reading “How to Check Azure Subscription ID”

System Center Orchestrator Installation Step by Step Guide


Let’s Talk About System Center Orchestrator today . Orchestrator is a workflow management solution for the data center. Orchestrator lets you automate the creation, monitoring, and deployment of resources in your environment.”   Today , In this post we will talk about Installing  Orchestrator Step by Step .   System Prerequisites required for Orchestrator areContinue reading “System Center Orchestrator Installation Step by Step Guide”

Error in Installing .NET Framework on Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2


A few Days back , I was working on Installing SCORCH on Windows 2012 box . As a Prerequisite I had to Install .NEt Framework 3.5 on the server and While I tried to Install it using Server Manager it gave me Error Every time ( As Shown Below )      After a littleContinue reading “Error in Installing .NET Framework on Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2”

How to Set up External Communication in Lync – Office 365


Hello  Guys , Today we will  talk about  setting up External communication in Lync -Office 365 . So,  we have a scenario like  this ” The Users in your Organization want to communicate with users in some other Organization over Lync  “   To achieve this follow the below steps : 1. Switch on ExternalContinue reading “How to Set up External Communication in Lync – Office 365”

Phases of a Private Cloud


We all know that Private cloud is now getting a lot of attention . Here’ s a post on Various phases a Private cloud goes through :     The first phase of a private Cloud Life Cycle is :   Building the Private Cloud Deploying services to the Private Cloud Managing and Operating theContinue reading “Phases of a Private Cloud”