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system center universe 2014

if you are in the system center space, you know about SCU from the past successful events… and most likely know about the 2014 date. it all happens 1/30/2014. for those of you in the atlanta area, ATLSMUG is hosting a viewing party if you’d like to come watch it with us. get all the details at while you’re there, check out the oppressive theme music for sc-uminator.Atlanta, GA
Microsoft Office
1125 Sanctuary Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Registerdon’t worry. if you can’t make it in person, you’ll be able to watch it online. if you come out though, we’ll feed you breakfast, lunch, and snacks. here’s the agenda (CENTRAL TIME) of what you can expect to see: 7:00am - 8:00am
Registration8:00am - 8:10am
Welcome - Your Emcee, Cameron Fuller, MVP8:10am - 8:55am
Become the Hero of the Day - Master ConfigMgr 2012 R2 with a Limited Budget and Free Community ToolsPresented by Kent AgerlundNo doubt that Configuration Manager 2012 R2 is a very powerful product that can be used…

sccm: ccmmigratepolicysettingsinit returns code 1603 during pull dp installation

as i sat down to write this, I realized a fellow mvp, alex zhuravlev, wrote about a very similar thing which is corrected by the same fix. it’s posted here if you’d like to read it:, we started deploying pull DPs out to our regional locations. one of my engineers indicated that we were having issues where the DPs appeared to be in a waiting for content state. we narrowed the issue down to an error that popped up in the pulldp_install.log file. the end of the installation exits in 1603, which i’m sure you know is a very vague error.going backward in the log file, we spotted an where the originating 1603 was logged. here are the log lines: 1: Getting settings from WMI and storing in <Program Files>\SMS_CCM\polmig.mof 2: CustomAction CcmMigrateP…