There are many solutions out there for setting the OSD background to show progress during OS deployment. My college Johan Schrewelius at Onevinn has written a great one that shows: Time elapsed Host information Current OSD Step Custom background Yes, it works in full OS in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 as well. Password Protected
I have gotten this question so many times now when writing scripts and blog posts what the difference is between a Task Sequence in MDT and SCCM. In some scenarios this makes a huge difference and is important to know about. When you execute an OSD Task Sequence in MDT you are logged on as
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.
This solution has been created and tested by a colleague of mine Johan Schrewelius, he has done most of the work so I cannot give him enough credit for this. We have been using it for a while now and it works great, it is 100% unsupported 😉 as we change values on a read-only
Back in November at the MVP Summit we all where part of a Hackathon where all MVP’s submitted ideas for new features in Configuration Manager. Myself, Kim Oppalfens and Kaido Järvemets where part of a hackathon project that was either mine or Kim’s idea to start with, that can make it easier to do a
As shown and promised at MMS 2016 in Minnesota, probably the best tech event I ever attended by the way!!, I talked about and showed how I have installed applications dynamically using Configuration Manager for the last 4 years during my session with Kent Agerlund and Ryan Ephgrave. I love to keep it simple. Update:
In Configuration Manager CB 1511 the Windows 10 Servicing feature was introduced which gives us a great view of the Windows 10 versions used in our environment and a tool to schedule the updates of Windows 10 versions. What is happeing when we create Service Plans is basically an ADR which deploys the Windows Upgrade