(Hopefully) Useful Information on Microsoft Azure, System Center & Hyper-V

SCU Europe

SCU Europe

With August fast approaching, it is almost time for System Center Universe in Europe which I will be attending.  I’m looking forward to geeking out with lots of like-minded people, and enjoying a beer or two 😉 If you work with System Center, Azure or Hyper-V in any capacity, this event is likely to have something for you…  Here are common questions that have been answered by the people running.. Read More

SCSM – Changing the Workflow Management Server

CMDB Source

Recently, I had to upgrade the infrastructure for a Service Manager management group, and as part of this upgrade I had to change the workflow management server to a newly built management server.  At first, this looked like a straight forward process as defined on Microsoft TechNet. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh524221.aspx I prepared the new management server, run the SQL query, and restarted the System Center services, and everything was completed successfully.  After.. Read More

System Center 2012 R2 – UR7 Released! (Almost)


As has become the usual pattern, an update rollup package has been released for System Center 2012 R2 every three months.. And, it is now that time for Update Rollup 7. UR7 is now available for all products in the System Center suite, except for Operations Manager (SCOM), which is listed as ‘Coming soon’. To get more details on the UR7 update, and the downloaded links, visit https://t.co/SgMSlpoB0i. Happy updating!.. Read More