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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Data Protection Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Data Protection Manager

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Data Protection Manager. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Configuration Manager System Center Service Manager In order to make your Service Manager infrastructure highly available you will have to: Deploy DPM on highly available virtual machine Configure a second DPM server as…

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Open Microsoft Edge as Built-in Administrator

Open Microsoft Edge as Built-in Administrator

Microsoft has gone the direction of making the Edge browser a true app now and additional security is in place much like the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security that we have grown to love and hate. In order to get rid of this message and be able to use your Built-in administrator account to use Edge, you need to modify your local security policies. You will need to log out or restart the computer in order to apply changes.

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Service Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Service Manager

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Service Manager. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager For remember System Center Service Manager 2012 R2 is composed of six major parts, as described below: Service Manager Management Server: Contains the main software…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Operations Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Operations Manager

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them. In this article, we will focus on System Center Operations Manager (also known as OpsMgr and SCOM). System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager System Center Service Manager Unlike OpsMgr 2007, you can natively maintain availability and redundancy for your management servers in any management group. System Center…

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How to Disable Windows 10 P2P Updates

How to Disable Windows 10 P2P Updates

By default in Windows 10, you download Windows updates and apps from other PCs in addition to Microsoft. Definitely, this can help speed up app and update downloads but when this is turned on, your PC may also send parts of previously downloaded Windows updates and apps to PCs on your local network or PCs on the internet! Hopefully, you can disable this mechanism by going to Windows Update options.

What’s New in SCOM 2016

What’s New in SCOM 2016

If you are looking for what’s new in OpsMgr 2016, you can have a look to Kevin Greene’s System Center Universe Europe 2015 presentation video here. In brief, SCOM 2016 (TP3 as of today) include these features: Installs on Windows Server 2016 (2012 R2) and SQL 2014 (2012 SP2) Web Console requires Silverlight 5 and run on IE11 but not on MS Edge Operations Console now supported for deployment on Windows 10 & Windows Server 2016 No support for monitoring…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Orchestrator

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Orchestrator

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Orchestrator. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Operations Manager System Center Service Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager Unlike Virtual Machine Manager, you can’t install Orchestrator service as a Failover Cluster role. For remember, Orchestrator is composed of several role and services. Management…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Virtual Machine Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Virtual Machine Manager

The goal of this series is to see how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them. System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Service Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager Obviously, the most straightforward method of making the server that hosts a System Center product highly available is to deploy that product within a highly available virtual machine and configure a replica virtual…

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