Category Archives: Configuration Manager

ConfigMgr 2012 OSD Installing Package Hangs

Deploying a captured image hangs at the first install package step when you start the OSD deployment just after you update the Distribution Point with the caputered image. The strange thing is that when you wait for 12hours the deployment will work fine. In the smsts.log you will find repeatedly; <![LOG[Waiting for job status notification…]LOG]!> When searching […]


Upgrading Windows 8 to 8.1 using ConfigMgr 2012 (SP1 CU3 or R2)

When you have deployed Windows 8 Enterprise to your environment you might have noticed that you users are unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1 through the store like RT and Pro users are. This is “as-designed” behavior as you might not want users to upgrade themselves without thorough testing before it’s being released to your […]


Configuration Manager 2012 and Pooled VDI’s

  There is a lot of confusion about the use of Pooled VDI’s and the Configuration Manager 2012 client. Why would we even install the client if the machine only lasts for a short time, what can we do with the inventory data, do we need (managed) antivirus software on the VDI, and do we […]