Rereleased: Exchange 2010 SP1 Update Rollup 3

The Exchange Team pulled the initial release of Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 SP1 very soon after its release.  Today they have rereleased Update Rollup 3. Update Rollup 3 can be downloaded HERE. This will bring your Exchange version to 14.1.289.007. For a description of the update and all of the included fixes, see…

ConfigMgr Program Rerun Behavior

  So what exactly do each of these options do in an advertisement? The TechNet documentation is actually pretty sketchy and thus this post (inspired by MVP extraordinaire, Torsten Meringer). Note that everything below is specific to mandatory advertisements; i.e., those with a schedule. If the advertisement is not mandatory or is executed manually, the…

Creating Task Lists for Workflows

Workflows demand that your task list be based directly off of the Tasks content type.  To trigger this message, I created a content type called “Review Tasks” that inherited from the “Tasks” content type and then based my task list on “Review Tasks”: Instead of recreating my list definition, I tried simply modified the schema.xml…

AVIcode Installation Error (#SCOM)

I have now seen or heard of this particular error when installing AVIcode from three different sources so I figured it’s time to put it out there in case others run into this. The installation of AVIcode goes smooth, but when attempting to open any of the websites from the Intercept web page the following…

Question from #MMS2011: Operations Manager Evolution – Order of execution for diagnostics and recoveries (#SCOM)

During Q&A after my Operations Manager Evolution session (BB37) several interesting questions were posed when I hope to respond to over the next several weeks. The question asked (paraphrased below) is: “Can I set the order of execution for diagnostics and recoveries in Operations Manager?" A couple of technical notes on this first: “Diagnostics and…