Month: March 2007

SMS Data and Who Should Have Access to It.

While reading chapter 3 of “Pro SMS 2003” by Rod Kruetzfeld’s, Rod touched on one of items that I believe all SMS administrators should do.   To quote Rod, “IT Management: By all means, allow your IT Management access into your SMS 2003 environment. They can be your best proponent for such tools, especially when […]

Pro SMS 2003 Chapter 3

Chapter 3 is titled “Installing and Configuring SMS 2003” Rod talks not only about those topics but provides some tips: Troubleshooting AD Schema client installs DNS Admin$ IPC$ Remote registry server Machine Startup scripts Security setting Bandwidth throttling Hardware inventory Scheduling DHCP and SMS 2003 will only collect data from MS DHCP and not a […]

MMS 2007

Well I’m off to MMS today. Hopefully American Airline does not mess up this time and lose my luggage as they did the last time I flew with them. And let’s hope that I don’t sit on the tarmac in Chicago for 4 ½ hours again either. Otherwise I will never flight through Chicago again! […]

DST: did all of your PCs get the DTS patch applied?

Here is a quick query to help you determine if all of your PCs moved over to DST. Remember that you need to enable the daylightineffect0 in the Win32_compuer_system class within sms_def.mof SELECT case GS.daylightineffect0 when ‘1’ then ‘Yes’ when ‘0’ Then ‘No’ Else ‘Unknown’ end as ‘Day light in Effect’, Count(‘Day light in Effect’) as ‘Count’FROM v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM GSGROUP BY GS.daylightineffect0Order BY ‘Day […]

Daily Blog

When I started this Blog I intend to have one entry per day. As I review how well I have done I have noticed that I have holes in my blog.   January 1, 17, 21, 22, 24 February 23 Technically there was a blog entry here but there is a very log story as […]

Microsoft Management Summit 2007 – Highlights Event, April 24th, Microsoft Canada Office, Mississauga, On.

Microsoft Management Summit 2007 – Highlights Event, April 24th, Microsoft Canada Office, Mississauga, On. Are you going to miss MMS 2007? Why not come to Toronto and check out the “Microsoft Management Summit 2007 – Highlights Event” Register On-line Here   MMS Highlights 2007 will also act as the Canadian launch of System Center Operations Manager […]