Installation error 0x800b0101 on SCCM 2012 SP1 client

systemcenterThe following error is logged in the Ccmsetup.log file when you install the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client:

Couldn’t verify ‘C:WINDOWSccmsetupMicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi’ authenticode signature. Return code 0x800b0101


This issue occurs because the MicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi file is signed with a digital certificate that does not have the proper timestamp attributes. Microsoft Security Advisory 2749665 has more information on this certificate issue.

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Microsoft System Center: The New Look of SCCM

Enterprise systems management is changing, so the tools you use must change as well. System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), the stalwart management solution from Microsoft, is following that trend.

One of the biggest changes—at least within SCCM—is the shift toward User Centric Management (UCM). This Continue reading “Microsoft System Center: The New Look of SCCM”

SCCM & SCVMM 2012 beta’s

When i checked the TechNet downloads site this morning i saw that both System Center Configuration Manager and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta’s are available for download. The SCVMM beta link is (at the time of writing this post) not yet available. But this shouldn’t take long. Continue reading “SCCM & SCVMM 2012 beta’s”