SCCM 2012 Beta 2 Installation error "Failed to write string -T8295 to registry on SQL Server"

Today I started installing SCCM 2012 Beta 2 in my test environment. while I was installing the Central Admin Site, the installation wizard got stuck at “Evaluating Setup Environment” step and the following errors were logged in C:\ConfigMgrSetup.log: ERROR: Failed to write string -T8295 to registry on SQL Server ERROR: Failed to write string “-T4199” to registry on SQL Server This is because the SQL Server service is not running under Local System. After I changed the SQL Server service to run under Local System, restarted SQL Server service, the SCCM 2012 setup went successful! This is documented in “Configuration

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What’s New in SCCM 2012

Found this article from Technet today: What’s New in Configuration Manager 2012 Lots of exciting new features. Can’t wait for my newly ordered testing PC (Intel i7 with 24GB RAM running Hyper-V 2008 R2) arrives so I can start playing SCCM 2012 Beta 2!

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ConfigMgr 2007 Inbox (Outbox) Monitor: Could not complete polling cycle within configured period

Starting few weeks ago, In the SCCM environment which I support, all site servers located in one country started generating status messages similar to below every 15 minutes: SMS Inbox Monitor took 3627 seconds to complete a cycle.  This exceeds its configured interval of 900 seconds by 2727 seconds. These messages are also logged in Site server’s application log. SCOM also detects it and generated warning alerts:   After reviewing inboxmgr.log, I noticed the time stamp for the log entries was 1 hour ahead of the system time. This also happens to the other SCCM log files. I then noticed

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