Archive for May, 2011

Today I wanted to add a new Virtual Machine after the VMM 2008 R2 server was offline for 3 weeks. The first problem was, that we were not able to connect to the VMM 2008 R2 console on any remote machine. It was only possible on the VMM Server. The solution was to reinstall the VMM server.

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Reactivating Closed Incidents in SCSM 2010

Best practises for ITIL/MOF say, that you should not reactivate a closed incident, but there are a couple of situations where you have to change the state to Active once again. However there is good possible solution available for Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 SP1.

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It costs me today only 5 hours to solve a really anoying problem. Everything was wonderfull, because I was configuring SSL for WSUS-IIS on port 8531. The WSUS console could also connect succesfull, the only problem was that SCCM SMS_WSUS_CONTROL_MANAGER was writing Error 7000 and 7003.

If you run wsusutil.exe checkhealth then you get the following Event ID 12002, 12052, 12042, 12022, 12032, 12012.

The solution was only to execute:

wsusutil.exe configuressl (servername to whome the certificate was issued to –> Capital writing is essential)


It had to be exactly the same name which is in the issued to in the Web Server certificate.

Hope that will help somebody. Smiley