Archive for Апрель 2010

Toolkit V2!

11 утилит для управления и траблшутинга SCCM 2007:

Client Spy — A tool that helps you troubleshoot issues related to software distribution, inventory, and software metering on Configuration Manager 2007 clients.
Delete Group Class Tool — A tool used to remove inventory group definitions along with history data, tables, views and stored procedures for the group.

New: In addition to removing the entries in the GroupMap and AtttributeMap tables, Delete Group Class Tool also removes the inventory stored procedures, schema views and tables.
Desired Configuration Management Migration Tool — A tool used to migrate from the DCM Solution for SMS 2003 to DCM in ConfigMgr 2007.
Desired Configuration Management Model Verification Tool — A tool used by desired configuration management content administrators for the validation and testing of configuration items and baselines authored externally from the Configuration Manager console.
Desired Configuration Management Substitution Variable Tool — A tool used by desired configuration management content administrators for authoring desired configuration management configuration items that use chained setting and object discovery.
Management Point Troubleshooter Tool — A tool that checks a computer system before and after a management point installation to ensure that the installation meets the requirements for management points.

New: MP Troubleshooter Tool can detect WebDAV rules and will provide simple automatic fix, which will help admin to correct issues like WebDAV authoring rules. Also supports Native Mode.
Policy Spy — A policy viewer that helps you review and troubleshoot the policy system on Configuration Manager 2007 clients.
Preload Package Tool — A tool used to manually install compressed copies of package source files on Configuration Manager 2007 sites.

New: Preload Package Tool now supports compressing packages before transferring them across the network. Supported Packages: Software Distribution Package, Virtual Application Package, Boot Image, Operating System Image, Operating System Install Package and Driver Package.
Security Configuration Wizard Template for Configuration Manager 2007 — The Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) is an attack-surface reduction tool for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Security Configuration Wizard determines the minimum functionality required for a server’s role or roles, and disables functionality that is not required. The Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 Security Configuration Wizard template supports new site system definitions and enables the required services and ports.
Send Schedule Tool — A tool used to trigger a schedule on a Client or trigger the evaluation of a specified DCM Baseline. You can trigger a schedule either locally or remotely.

New: Send Schedule Tool can now trigger DCM Baseline evaluation.
Trace32 — A log viewer that provides a way to easily view and monitor log files created and updated by Configuration Manager 2007 clients and servers.

R3 Beta!

На сайте Microsoft Connect опубликована SCCM 2007 R3 Beta. Объём 27 Мб. Там же доступен документ, описывающий изменения, которые несёт R3. Если вкратце, то:

· Power Management. Provides a set of tools to allow the site administrator to configure standard Windows power settings across computers

· Operating System Deployment Enhancements. Prestaged Media is a way to integrate with OEM factory imaging in order to leverage imaging at the OEM to speed up new hardware deployments

· Dynamic Collection Evaluation. Allows you to more rapidly evaluate a collection membership by adding only newly discovered resources.

· Delta Discovery. Performs an intermediate discovery cycle adding only new resources to the Configuration Manager 2007 database.

· Collections. Allows you to search for and add resources to the specified collection.

· Desired Configuration Management. Allows you to easily create collection of compliant or noncompliant computers in desired configuration management.

· Supported Clients Per Hierarchy: Configuration Manager 2007 R3 supports up to 300,000 clients per hierarchy when using the default settings for all Configuration Manager 2007 features. This increase in supported clients is the result of improvements to the Active Directory synchronization and Collection Evaluation processes.

SCCM 2007 Dashboard

SCCM 2007 Dashboard из беты перешли в релиз. Внутри архива находятся инсталляционные файлы для платформ х86 и х64 и мануал.

Desired Configuration Management