Month: December 2008

Me Too, my Zune is dead!!!

Hum now I will wait a few days to see what the deal is but I’m glad I did buy one for my wife! I wonder how MS will deal with this situation!   For more deals, see Chris’ post. http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/cstauffer/archive/2008/12/31/dead-zune-30.aspx   or the Zune Support site. http://www.zune.net/en-US/support/default.htm    

70-671, 70-672 and 70-673

70-671 Designing and Providing Microsoft Volume Licensing Solutions to Small and Medium Organizations 70-672 Designing and Providing Microsoft Volume Licensing Solutions to Large Organizations 70-673 Designing, Assessing, and Optimizing Software Asset Management (SAM)   Since 70-122 and 70-123 have now been retired this means in the blog post about System Center Configuration Manager Enterprise Administrator […]

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuration

  This morning checking my email and I saw the following email.   —–Original Message—–From: mswwprog@microsoft.com [mailto:mswwprog@microsoft.com] Sent: December-18-08 12:26 AMTo: Garth Subject: Congratulations on Your Microsoft Certification! Access Your Benefits   Congratulations on earning your Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuration certification! We hope you enjoy the benefits of […]

1st Anniversary

Well today is 1st anniversary of me taking steps to upgrade my certifications to Windows 2003 / Windows 2008. As many of you know I have blog about my experiences with all the exams. So this blog post is designed to talk about a few things. Which exam I write and pass? Which certifications did […]

ARP for Collection SMS000ES

SELECT     CS.Name0,     CSUM.TopConsoleUser0,     ARP.DisplayName0,     ARP.Publisher0,     ARP.Version0FROM     dbo.v_GS_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS ARP,     dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM CS,     dbo.v_GS_SYSTEM_CONSOLE_USAGE_MAXGROUP CSUM,    dbo._RES_COLL_SMS000ES ESWHERE     CS.ResourceID = ARP.ResourceID     AND CS.ResourceID = CSUM.ResourceID    AND CS.ResourceID = ES.MachineID

PC, OS, SP1 and IP Address

SELECT     CS.Name0,     OS.Caption0,     OS.CSDVersion0,     NAC.IPAddress0FROM     dbo.v_GS_Computer_System CS     JOIN dbo.v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGUR NAC on CS.ResourceID = NAC.ResourceID      JOIN dbo.v_GS_OPERATING_SYSTEM OS on CS.ResourceID = OS.ResourceID  WHERE         (NOT (NAC.IPAddress0 = ‘NULL’))    And NAC.IPAddress0 != ‘0.0.0.0’ORDER BY     CS.Name0

Ports Used by Configuration Manager

I was looking up information about ports used by ConfigMgr and notice that the article has been updated. The content is now dated Dec 1 2008, so this means that something is new. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/bb632618.aspx   Here is a list of other things that have changed too. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/dd252743.aspx