Tag: Configuration Manager

Copy and Zip OSD log files in a Task Sequence using Powershell

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

Error 0x80070490 when converting BIOS-UEFI in ConfigMgr 1610

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

New version of OSDBackground published with support for a specific background on error

I wrote a blog post a while ago on a tool my college Johan Schrewelius has published which sets the OSDbackground during OSD and gives us the possibility to troubelshoot without F8 support enabled which should be avoided. An update of OSDBackground is now published with som bug fixes like: 1. Added Management Point to

Dump Task Sequence variables during OSD the safe way

I have used Michael Niehaus excellent script for dumping all task sequence variables during OSD which is great for troubleshooting. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mniehaus/2010/04/26/dumping-task-sequence-variables/ However it dumps all TS variables including: _SMSTSReserved variables which for instance contains the Network access account username and password in clear text. The same goes for the Domain Join account used in the