Run a Configuration Manager Package / Program at every logon for a user.

Recently I was working with a customer who requirement to have a Toast Notification pop up every time a user logged into their computer for a pending Windows 10 Feature Update. They decided to leverage the functionality of Toast Notification using Windows 10 Toast Notification Script – imab.dk which allows for everything they needed, customized … Continue reading Run a Configuration Manager Package / Program at every logon for a user.

Configuration Manager – Getting Lenovo Model Information

Using the Model name for devices can be useful when we need to download drivers and create WMI query for our Driver Packs in the Task Sequence. Most manufacturers populate the Model field with the relevant model of the device, but in the case of Lenovo they use a different model number system as such … Continue reading Configuration Manager – Getting Lenovo Model Information

SCCM Software Update Point (SUP) automated install via PowerShell

Automation is always good in large or small organizations to minimize error and remove the tediousness of repetitive tasks. This script will install the Software Update Point (SUP) role on one or multiple site system servers in their assigned site. This script will run the following task Check if the site server and admin domain … Continue reading SCCM Software Update Point (SUP) automated install via PowerShell

SCCM Distribution Point (DP) automated install via PowerShell

Automation is always good in large or small organizations to minimize error and remove the tediousness of repetitive tasks. This script will install the standard Distribution Point (DP) role on one or multiple site system servers in their assigned site. This script will run the following task Check if the site server CM admin domain … Continue reading SCCM Distribution Point (DP) automated install via PowerShell

How to configure Desktop Analytics and more…

The purpose of this article is not only to do a Step by Step guide on how to setup Desktop analytics but also to add extra information that can be used for troubleshooting. Have a look at the Config Confirmation areas that follow each section. Configuration Manager Prerequisites Configuration Manager, version 1902 with update rollup … Continue reading How to configure Desktop Analytics and more…

Configuration Manager Report on Custom Registry Key

The Issue Recently I was at a customer that had a very specific requirement. They deploy Windows 10 via various methods and each method they use custom registry entries to identify the image details. The customer was looking for a way to report on these entries. The image details are identified as follow: 10.1803.1.2 where … Continue reading Configuration Manager Report on Custom Registry Key

Cloud Management Gateway Troubleshooting Deepdive HTTP/1.1 500 CMGConnector_InternalServerError

Before starting into the troubleshooting part, let me just give you an overview of my lab environment: 1 Primary site TP2005 upgraded to TP2006Management Point in HTTPS modePublic SSL Cert on the CMGClient are Hybrid/and AAD joined Scenario: Co-Management over CMG was working fine until I upgraded to TP2006... After the upgrade clients on the … Continue reading Cloud Management Gateway Troubleshooting Deepdive HTTP/1.1 500 CMGConnector_InternalServerError

Microsoft Endpoint Manager – “Ultimate Environment”

Intro I really love building solutions that contain a vast variety of the tools you could ever want or need to do your job. This may be a bit excessive and you might end up with tools you only click once in a blue moon. Never-the-less if you are a Configuration Manager Admin and also … Continue reading Microsoft Endpoint Manager – “Ultimate Environment”

ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, there are multiple different causes for performance issues on ConfigMgr servers.We have had a look at SQL Troubleshooting here and Inbox troubleshooting in the previous post. What we have failed to look at however, is on the day-to-day management and housekeeping of ConfigMgr, namely Collections Collections are … Continue reading ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 2

Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion

As part of a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM) after the CD / DVD ISO is downloaded from the Licensing site or Demo site the ISO needs to be expanded and the prerequisites need to be downloaded. Instead of manually mounting the ISO and copying the contents from the mounted drive, then executing the … Continue reading Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion