What version of SCSM do I have installed?

I recently ran across a forum post with a user asking how to find out who Service Manager was registered to and what version of service manager was installed.


To do this open up the Service manager console and click on help. This will give you a build version number as seen in the following screenshot. The build version number will tell you if it is trial, RTM, has a SP applied etc…


Here is the current build list for Service mana...

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System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 (UR3) Released

System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 (UR3) Released is available. There are updates to SCOM, SCSM, and SCDPM. There are allot of updates for SCDPM that fix issues with protecting SharePoint. So if you are protecting SharePoint you will want to apply this rollup soon. Here are the issues it fixes:

Update Rollup 3 for System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 (KB2751230)

  • Issue 1
    After you upgrade System Center Data Protection Mana...
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System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta was announced today. There are some exciting updates to System Center 2012. Here are some of the enhancements I have been waiting for:

Data Protection Manager

  • Improved backup performance of Hyper-V over CSV 2.0
  • Protection for Hyper-V over remote SMB share
  • Protection for Windows Server 2012 de-duplicated volumes
  • Uninterrupted protection for VM live migration
  • Cloud backup to Azure


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System Center Private Cloud Jump Start!

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Configuration Manager 2012 Technical Workshop

I will be attending a Configuration Manager 2012 Technical Workshop April 5th. I am really looking forward to this.  This is a free event  put on by Microsoft and my new employer RBA Consulting. It is a full-day technical workshop on the upcoming release of System Center Configuration Manager 2012. It will be held at the Microsoft Office at 3601 76st West Edina, MN.

Here is what it consists of:

8:00 am Continental Breakfast
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