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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for April 2010

[Today’s post is provided by the Configuration Manager Writing Team]  The Configuration Manager documentation library ( has been updated on the Web and the latest content on the Web has Updated: April 1, 2010 at the top of the topic. Additionally, the Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Release Notes are updated to clarify which versions of 64-bit...

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What Has Tim Been Up to?

It’s been months since I last did a blog post, so that may have led three or four people to wonder “what happened?”. Since October I’ve been working on a project to add functionality to our customer’s support experience.  Many of you out there have opened cases with Customer Services and Support (CSS) in the...

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Announcement: How to Request a Certificate with a Custom Subject Alternative Name

[Today’s post comes from Carol Bailey] I’m really pleased to be able to announce a recent publication from the Certificate Services documentation team that will help our customers running Configuration Manager in native mode: How to Request a Certificate With a Custom Subject Alternative Name. There are a couple of native mode scenarios that require...

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Configuring Remote Desktop certificates

Starting with Windows Server 2003 SP1, it is possible to provide server authentication by issuing a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate to the Remote Desktop server. This is easy to configure using the “Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration” tool on Server operating systems. Though no such tool is available on Client operating systems such as...

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Learn about the System Center Information Experience at MMS 2010

[Today’s post comes from Steve Kaczmarek] This year, your Configuration Manager writing team, now known as Configuration Manager Information Experience (iX), and the larger organization we belong to – Server and Cloud Division Information Experience (SCD iX) – will have a more prominent presence at the Microsoft Management Summit 2010 than ever before. If you...

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Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) 7.0 client is now available for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and Windows Embedded POSReady 2009!

The Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 client and related features are now supported on Windows® Embedded Standard 2009 and Windows Embedded POSReady 2009. The client update for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and POSReady 2009 supports the same RDC 7.0 features introduced in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and available on Windows XP SP3.  A...

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