Reading Logfiles on SCCM 2012 with CMTrace

When customers take a look at the Logfilesfolder from CM12 for the first time, the first reaction is: “OMG!” and “WTF! Where should I start troubleshooting?” My answer for my customers is very simple. Open on the CM 2012 server CMTrace.exe (found in “[InstallationDriver]:ConfigMgrtoolscmtrace.exe”)When you run CMTRace.exe for the first time a dialog will appear 

ConfigMgr 2012 Support Center Viewer and PowerShell cmdlets are available for download

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Support Center is now available for download! Nice Job. This is such a great Tool. The download of the tool and documentation can be found here. “System Center 2012 Configuration Manager¬†Support Center helps you to gather information about System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients so that you can more easily 

Upgrade Paths For Configuration Manager

If you plan to upgrade your existing Configuration Manager to Configuration Manager 2012 R2, the following upgrade paths are supported: Upgrade from Configuration Manager 2012 PrereleaseIf your installed version of Configuration Manager is a prerelease version, uninstall the prerelease version before you install System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. It is also recommended to reinstall