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DHCPipv6 Client (DUID) issue on Citrix PVS images

After activating the DHCP server for IPv6 we start to have some intermittent problem with IP-address conflicts. The report from SCOM was not clear but in the logs of the W2k8R2 Xenapp 6 server we saw that it was complaining about IPv6 address renewal.

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CtxAdmTools – HP Proliant Support Pack Cleaner v1.5

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WMI Query for all non Windows 7 clients

When I was setting up a new policy for Windows 7 we wanted the old policy to apply to all clients that are not Windows 7. To do a WMI filter in Active Directory you can use the following query.

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Advertise OSD Task Sequences to “All Systems” Collection!

A simple way to run your OSD against the All System collection is to set the Task Sequence Properties – Advanced  – “This task sequence can run only on the specified client platforms” to an operating system that you don’t have in your environment.

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Operations Manager stops monitoring agents, EventID 29106

 

We hade problems with that new agents never get monitored and the existing agents didn’t get updates. The problem wasn’t´t noticed until we added a new agent to the Operations Manager. The agent never changed stat from “Not Monitored”. to being monitored. When we started to investigate we also noticed that existing agents hade not received updates for a few weeks. We found the following events on the management servers Operating Manger Event Log.

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Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

 

Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

KMS Client Setup Keys

 

KMS Client Setup Keys

By default, the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems use KMS for activation. In volume installations, the setup key is installed by default, which makes the system a KMS client. If you are converting a computer from a KMS host, MAK, or retail edition of Windows to a KMS client, install the applicable setup key (GVLK) from Table 9 using slmgr /ipk <setup key>.

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Supported Language Packs and Default Settings

 

Supported Language Packs and Default Settings

Different language packs and language interface packs (LIPs) are available for Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008. The following topics contain reference information for each language pack or language interface pack, numeric identifiers, and default values.

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You cannot import a driver into an OSD image if the driver is signed for only the Windows 7 operating system in SCCM 2007 SP2

If HP ProLiant Server OS Deployment for Configurat​ion Manager 2007 fails to install or upgrade. Then you can try this fix from Microsoft.

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