Unlocking packages or apps in ConfigMgr 2012 Crap! Do you know this message? Most probably your console just crashed a minute ago while you were editing this application and you’re trying to open up this application again. Well, too bad,...
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Execution of a ConfigMgr task sequence from Powershell This little script or function I wrote because I saw a question on the german TechNet forums about it. An user asked if it was possible to execute a Task Sequence from...
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A few days back I asked for some ideas about what you need to get automated / scripted inside of Microsoft ConfigMgr and I actually got some nice feedback on that. One of that was from a colleague of mine...
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This is another quick one… Move a Task Sequence A customer just asked me if it’s possible to simulate a kind of staging of Task Sequences inside the console and that’s when I started thinking about security roles, scopes and...
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This is quite huge for me, because I’ve been working on this script for the last two months and finally decided, after sending the latest version to some “beta testers” and getting some nice results, to release the script to...
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During my tests with scripts I sometimes create whole folder structures with software packages inside the Configuration Manager 2012 Admin Console. Of course I also don’t get it right the first time around. Did you ever need to delete more...
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Quick and easy one. If you want to rename a ConfigMgr 2012 Task Sequence then just go into its properties and rename it, but once you need to do that for a lot of Task Sequences (for whatever reason) it...
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The new ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 CU1 has given us new Powershell cmdlets ( see here and here ), one of these is the Add-CMDistributionPoint cmdlet. Well, I don’t like it, but that’s just me. I still use my own script...
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This is a quick one. A reader of my blog asked me if I had a solution for his problem. The Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 PowerShell cmdlet “Remove-CMDeviceCollectionDirectMembershipRule” needs at least two mandatory parameters, usually one defining the collection which...
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And here’s another quick one for the weekend, before the wife wants to go shopping This is a quick way of “backing up” and restoring your Task Sequences, just in case you’re not doing it another way. Backup of Task...
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A quick article, as I’m in the middle of building my demo RES environment and wanted to include the RES Workspace Manager 2012 client in my Operating System Deployment for my demo machines in MS System Center Configuration Manager 2012...
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I was looking forward to the recent release of the latest beta of System Center 2012 SP1, because one big part (at least for me), which has been announced before, wasn’t in the CTP1. With the release of the latest...
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You most probably already know that the “Service Pack 1 Customer Technology Preview 2” for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 has been released a few days ago. If not, here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/servicemanager/archive/2012/06/15/announcing-the-availability-of-system-center-2012-sp1-community-technology-preview-2.aspx It’s an early sunday morning, the fiancee is still...
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or: documentation would have been nice! I like automating as much as possible, as you might have already learned from my other articles. My next plan was to script the installation of a site system role in Microsoft System Center...
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