I wrote a blog post way back(2010) on how to move a computer to another OU during OS Deployment http://ccmexec.com/2010/12/move-computer-to-the-correct-ou-during-deployment/. Could be that you want to move it when you upgrade to Windows 10 or if you reinstall a computer and it already exist in an different OU then it will not be moved automatically.
I checked the statistics for my blog and comments as well, the “old” vbscripts I wrote to Add a Computer to an AD group and Set AD Computer Description as still being downloaded, used and commented on. I mostly use webservices to manage tasks like this now, but they are still being used out there
This is part 2 of my posts about Onevinn SCCM Extensions that my colleague Johan Schrewelius has written and posted on TechNet Gallery: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Extensions-for-driver-be30b298 It includes Modern driver management features but also an extension to execute Server Side commands during OS deployment in the Task Sequence to replace Scripts and Webservices. This functionality is a direct
Troubleshooting driver issues when the computer stops during OSD when booting with the infamous circle showing or nothing at all showing is a big challenge. With all the modern 2-in-1 devices and devices using USB-C docking stations I have seen this a couple of times the last month. One option that at least gives us
Another great tool and post by my colleague Johan Schrewelius! A while ago we had a customer whose Task Sequence suddenly exceeded the maximum allowed size, mainly because of a vast number of “Apply Driver Package” steps. To remediate the issue, we looked at several different solutions to apply driver packages dynamically. It turned out
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
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
There are a couple of OS deployment webservices out there like the legendary one from Maik Koster that is great (Should be built-in the product!) We have been using and developing our own OSD webservice at Onevinn which we used a couple of years now. It has been developed by my college Johan Schrewelius who