Build a ConfigrMgr lab with AutomatedLab

Adam CookEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, ScriptingLeave a Comment

In this post I’ll show you how to start building a ConfigMgr lab, for either Current Branch or Technical Preview, using AutomatedLab with Hyper-V. This approach is intended to be completely automated and “hands off” by calling a single script. It downloads all the necessary files for you, including the CB or TP installation media. All you have to do … Read More

Getting started with AutomatedLab

Adam CookPowershell, ScriptingLeave a Comment

What is AutomatedLab? AutomatedLab is simply PowerShell module. In some ways it’s a framework because it encourages a particular workflow for managing named labs consisting of VMs with prefined applications / “roles” or custom roles. The benefit using AutomatedLab is the simplicity it offers to quickly fire up and throw away environments, and rebuild again. It also offers a huge … Read More

Language Packs, Language Experience Packs, Language Interface Packs… what?!

Adam CookEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Task Sequence16 Comments

For a while I have been curious on how to do Windows OSD with multiple languages “the proper way” using Configuration Manager. Whenever I have approached the subject I have always felt overwhelmed. Googling the topic is just a hot mess. You’re faced with information that’s old, lacking real detail or generally misunderstood. My aim here is to demystify the … Read More

Deploy languages via Software Center with PSCMWin10Language

Adam CookEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, ScriptingLeave a Comment

This post complements my other post, where I walk-through the differences of LP, LIP, LXP and FoD. Here I will show you how to use a PowerShell module I wrote, PSCMWin10Languages, to create Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager Applications for each language you want to deploy via the Software Center. These Applications are not for OSD. It changes the language … Read More