Cireson recently released our new View Builder app, see the press release here. Amongst other things, this app allows you to add some custom columns to your views, including some that show SLA data: You can add these columns to any view to automatically show this SLA data like this: As you can see, I am not very good at meeting my SLAs This data is shown even if you do not target your view to a combination class (type … Continue Reading
When something as genuinely great and ground-breaking as System Center comes along, we think it would be crazy to keep quiet about it in today’s hyper-socialized world. We’ve made it our mission to pick this platform up and shake it around a bit then share our thoughts via all means necessary on how we think it can help benefit the industry, and more importantly, your business.
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This week, the Cireson Team travels to Edmonton, Canada, to attend, sponsor, and speak at the ATLE Convergence Conference. Fusing technology and education, this event will surely be an amazing opportunity to meet new faces, share all the latest innovations from our app store, and learn about how these two sectors are joining forces around the Alberta region and beyond. We are also truly excited to educate individuals on how System Center can completely change the IT infrastructure experience for … Continue Reading
Purpose: To provide SCSM administrators an easy and quick way to login as a different user, such as a user with Administrator level permissions. Situation: If you are an SCSM administrator, you should still login to the SM console as a standard user. This way you can see any potential issues with your security roles, tasks, and views that you have scoped down for normal console use. But then you have to start the console as a different user all … Continue Reading
Ever wonder how DRS Replication works in SCCM? This is a “need to know” for all admins. To everyone who wants to know how to start troubleshooting a replication issue this blog’s for you! I installed a hierarchy for a customer a few weeks back consisting of a CAS and three Primary sites. I have heard all of the arguments for and against this design but that’s going to be another post. At that time we installed SCCM 2012 SP1 … Continue Reading
A common question I get from clients is, “How do you setup a Review Activity with the affected user’s Manager as reviewer?” Wait a minute, isn’t there a very simple solution to this? Let’s take a look at a Review Activity. Aha! Do you see it? Bottom right of the image. Isn’t that what this “Line Manager Should Review” checkbox is for? Problem solved! Well, not exactly. You see, the question specifically asks for the, “Affected User’s Manager”. The problem with … Continue Reading