Sometimes, you may need to check the information stored in the Active Directory Global Catalog. This can happen if you want to check that the replication between GC located in separate site is done.
We can easily view the information in GC with ADSI Edit:
Let’s see how to connect to a GC using ADSI Edit.
I had a issue with Windows System Image Manager (WSIM) when I tried to create a catalog from Windows 8.1 WIM file. Even if it was start with full Administrator rights, I got this error:
“Cannot obtain read/write access for … In order to generate a catalog file, you must have read/write access to the Windows image file and its containing folder.”
WSIM Cannot obtain read/write access
With System Center Configuration Manager 2012, there is a new functionality: Application Catalog. Using Application Catalog, you can deploy an application on user collection, and all users can use this web page to install or request an application.
To launch the Application Catalog, you can use the existing link on Software Center:
Link Software center
Depends on your system configuration, Internet Explorer can prompt for your login / password. Even if you are in your domain.