Tag: Configuration Manager

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

Tweaking PXE boot times in Configuration Manager 1606

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)