The PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT) is an amazing tool to deploy components from the System Center suite. Unfortunately, manipulating the configuration to reflect your environment and requirements involves quite an amount of work. Therefore, I will share my configuration to...
I did a little cleanup of my ConfigMgr collections and came across a problem I already had before but did not solve properly and someone on Niall’s forum also had ( http://www.windows-noob.com/forums/index.php?/topic/8770-powershell-to-set-full-device-schedule-in-sccm-2012/ ). How do you configure “Schedule a full...
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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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I always planned on creating a Configuration Manager 2012 (CM12 / ConfigMgr / SCCM) console extension / Right Click Tool out of my scripts but never gotten around to actually doing it. Now I finally did it and, I think...
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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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Here is another short script you can use on your way to automate every task in your ConfigMgr environment. Syncing the SUP in ConfigMgr 2012 Synchronizing the Software Update Point in a ConfigMgr environment can happen in two ways -...
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If you use System Center ConfigMgr and a OSD task sequence to install Windows Server 2012 and feature Desktop Experience your task sequence will break – even if you install the depending features before (InkAndHandwritingServices and Server-Media-Foundation). Sample task sequence...
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How to do a mass import of Applications into ConfigMgr Some days ago I was asked if I had a script that could create new Configuration Manager 2012 applications (like in the new App model) from script. At that time...
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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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Here are a first few glimpses at my new Configuration Manager 2012 R2 site, before I have to go and work … An overview of new features are available at Henk Hoogendoorn’s blog: http://henkhoogendoorn.blogspot.de/2013/06/updates-and-new-features-in-configmgr.html?spref=tw But how do these new features...
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A really early and quick post (it’s still before 6AM)… Microsoft just uploaded their new “Cloud OS” to TechNet / MSDN for evaluation. You can download all the System Center 2012 R2 components, Windows Server 2012 R2 and SQL Server...
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