I love playing around with a new Technical Preview and test everything out and complete the scenarios each time a new Tech Preview is released. If you don’t do it yourself, try it out it is great fun.
groups are here! A long-awaited update/rewrite of Server groups which has been
around for a long while but had some limitations. On huge difference is that we
don’t use collections anymore. We simply deploy the updates to our servers then
we add our servers we want to orchestrate updates to in an Orchestration group
and then that Orchestration will take place when the software updates are
installed. Really nice!
The MBAM integration is one of my favorite features for a long while, it will be great when we have it integrated and can use it in production. In this release the self-service portal can be installed using PowerShell so we have that feature as well from MBAM to provide self-service. The reports from the MBAM SCCM integration we had before is now integrated and can be used. I will test this out and write a post on MBAM only as well.
Task Sequence improvements
Sequences over the internet to do Windows 10 Servicing is great and it has just
gotten better as when now can set use download on demand over
the internet, which is great
especially if we have many language steps in the TS, drivers and more.
Apply Windows Settings Step
stored in the following variables so we can script it easily.
Install Windows 10
Prelrease using Software Updates
We can now deploy insider builds of Windows 10 using Configuration Manager, we have to select the new category and then they show up under Windows 10 Servicing where we can download and deploy them using Servicing plans.
Extend and migrate an on-premises site to Microsoft Azure
gotten a lot of new features and is a great tool for SCCM Admins but also for
security people to conduct hunting, check for vulnerabilities and more. Help
spread the word to the Security guys now that we have CMPivot standalone as