Configuration Manager 1704 Technical Preview was released yesterday, some really awesome stuff in there this time for all OSD fans for sure! If you aren’t running Technical Preview in a test environment you really should! It is a great way of getting to know the new features and a great way of providing feedback to
In Configuration Manager 1702 there is a new feature /site system role(pre-release) called Data Warehouse. This is a great addition as I cannot count the time I have setup and configured another database and then on a schedule moved data to that Database instead to be used both for historical data and by other systems
I wrote a blog post a while ago where I used a vbscript that will distribute the content of newly added package and check the “copy content in this package to a package share on Distribution Points”. i still use it and it works great… My college Johan Schrewelius re-wrote it to use Powershell instead
My college Johan Schrewelius wrote a script to copy log files from OSD to a network share like the functionality we have in MDT so I thought I would post it here as it is brilliant. It can be downloaded here: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Script-to-Zip-and-copy-c37c4c8e The script “CopyOSDLogs.ps1” can be run anywhere in an OSD TS but is
I should have written this post a while ago but haven’t had time yet. When using the new BIOS-UEFI conversion solution in Configuration Manager 1610, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/deploy-use/task-sequence-steps-to-manage-bios-to-uefi-conversion If you are still on 1606 or earlier you can still use this method: http://ccmexec.com/2016/07/switch-from-bios-to-uefi-seamless-using-configuration-manager-ts-in-6-simple-steps/ I have seen the below error 0x80070490 when the computer tries to restart the first
After playing around a while with Configuration Manager 1701 Technical Preview build I thought it was time to share some info and some nice screenshots. The biggest new feature without competition is the fact that SCCM clients will now select Software Update point using Boundary Groups just like it would with an MP, DP …
In Configuration Manager 1606 we got a new option to tweak our PXE boot times, TFTPWindowsSize which we can change in the registry on our PXE enabled DP’s. PXE booting a machine can never be fast enough! https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627944.aspx#BKMK_RamDiskTFTP Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SMS\DP Name: RamDiskTFTPWindowSize Type: REG_DWORD The default value is 1 (1 data block fills the window)
Yesterday the Configuration Manager 1608 technical preview was released and just love the fact that we get a better end user experience in Software Center, I just had to write this. One of the new features in Software Center is that we can both see if there are new items and which item is new.