I’ts been a while since I thought about writing up a detailed article about one of my most recent SCCM 2012 R2 builds for an environment of roughly 120,000 clients and 230,000 users. The main reason I wanted to write about this was mainly due to the lack of information I was able to find during my initial research. When I was first trying to get a feel on how the system should be configured and just how little information I could find pertaining hardware specs.
We recently had an issue where our clients in one of our primary site servers stopped functioning such as receiving windows updates, SCEP definition updates and reporting hardware/software inventory. If anything was deployed it would all come back as status unknown, making this a real annoying feature of centralized management.
I recently had some time to reflect on a recent discussion with an old acquaintance, about when to start searching for a new job. The discussion went back and forth talking about the perks of staying in a job for a lengthy period of time versus job hoping every year or two. Towards the end of our discussion we both agreed on a few fundamental items.