System Center Universe (aka Community MMS) Europe 2014 Now Available on Channel9

Just want to tip you that SCU Europe 2014 (aka Community MMS) sessions are now available on Channel9. All 60 sessions are available: Continue reading “System Center Universe (aka Community MMS) Europe 2014 Now Available on Channel9”

Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Malware Assessment (Part 2)

After taking look at System Update Assessment Intelligence Pack next on the table is Malware Assessment: Continue reading “Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Malware Assessment (Part 2)”

Important Links for the R2 Wave

Remote Tools:

Release notes for System Center 2012 R2:


What is new in System Center 2012 R2:

System Center 2012 R2 Documents Download:

How to Upgrade:

System Center 2012 R2 Evaluation VHDs:

Windows Server 2012 R2 Updates:

Automatic Deployment of System Center 2012 R2:

Management Packs:

System Center 2012 R2 addons:


Visio Stencils:

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library Documentation

Windows Server 2012 R2 Test Lab Guide

Linux Integration Services Version 3.5 for Hyper-V – NEW

More links to come

System Center 2012 R2 VHDs Download

Besides downloading ISO files you can also try System Center 2012 R2 by directly downloading VHDs that offer installed Windows Server 2012 R2 and instructions on how to enable System Center 2012 R2. Here is the full download list:

Note: The download requires registration.

Note: Links are now working.

Announcement: Microsoft Anti-Malware Platform Update

System Center Configuration Team is announcing that the antimalware platform of Microsoft will be updated on 9th of April. The mentioned product are FEP 2010 and SCEP 2012 SP1. The improvements that these updates will bring are:

  • Adds new malware remediation functionality to the anti-malware platform.
  • Adds anti-tampering improvements to the anti-malware platform.
  • Improves overall performance of the anti-malware platform.

The updates will be available trough Windows Update.

I am wondering if Windows Defender in Windows 8 will also be updated and what about SCEP 2012 without SP1.

Full announcement here.