Modern Driver Management with the Administration Service

CharlesEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Scripting, Task Sequence4 Comments

Hello! Today I’d like to share with you a new solution I’ve developed to allow me to use the free Modern Driver Management solution from the team at MSEndpointMgr at my work. My goal is to use the process developed by them for managing drivers in a task sequence and convert it to use the ConfigMgr Administration Service since my … Read More

Sharing Google Meet Links With Students Safely Can Be Confusing For I.T. Pros, Let Alone Teachers

Chris ThomasDocumentation, How-To1 Comment

TL;DR: Classroom-Meet integrated meeting links are safe. Nickname Meet meeting links are safe. Blank/Non-Nickname Meet meeting links ARE NOT safe. Calendar generated Meet meeting links ARE NOT safe. I’ll start by saying that I recognize COVID-19 and it’s impact on technology use in K-12 public education put many of us in a position of building the airplane as we’re flying … Read More

Teams Channel Notification when OSD Fails

GrantEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Office, Powershell, ScriptingLeave a Comment

How would you like this lovely notification appearing within MS Teams every time a build failed? Better than getting a helpdesk ticket or not finding out at all. Well, now you can! Step 1 – Configure Teams You need to make sure your O365 Administrator has enabled Incoming webhooks connectors in your O365 Tenant. Open Teams. Select a channel, or … Read More

Collect Client Logs – The Fast Channel Way

Cody MathisEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM1 Comment

What’s New? Starting in MEMCM 2002 there is an incredible new tool in the Client Notification tool bag. Client log collection! This is a vital addition to the console. At first glance I thought… But then the features full value was realized! Collecting Logs Over CMG Scenario: Increasing remote workforce, no VPN, but that nifty CMG thing is in place. … Read More

Managing Multiple Office 365 Deployments with ConfigMgr

GrantEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Microsoft, OfficeLeave a Comment

At the client I’m currently working for, we have FIVE different deployments of Office 365 Client within Microsoft Enterprise Configuration Manager. The business decided that they only wanted users to have exactly what was needed. Essentially, this is the legacy approach to Office deployment in the MSI days where you could fully customise which components were installed and was easy … Read More

To Trust Or Not To Trust (UNSIGNED DRIVERS): That Is The Question

Chris ThomasDocumentation, Endpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM2 Comments

This post is intended to help others who might want to better understand why their Operating System Deployment (OSD) task sequence (TS) is failing during the Setup Windows and Configuration Manager step with an error code of 0x80004005 and how to identify the unsigned drivers in your driver package that might be causing it. Maybe my google-fu was failing me, … Read More

Intune/Autopilot Setup Companion Guide Part 2 – Windows Store for Business

Jake ShackelfordAzure, Documentation, Endpoint Management, How-To, Intune, WindowsLeave a Comment

Purpose The following blog posts will be a companion guide to Steve and Adam’s Intune training videos found at Intune.Training (this covers Episode 3) and will help you get the Windows Store for Business (WSfB, also known as Microsoft Store for Business) setup in your environment. This guide assumes that you already have followed Part 1 of this series and already have … Read More

NET-102: Build your lab

AaronHow-To, Networking, Powershell, WindowsLeave a Comment

Welcome back! We’re now going to move on to the actual effort it takes to build your lab. As you recall we got pretty far last time in documenting the beginnings of our network. For this lab I’ll be using VMWare Workstation, but you can accomplish this with Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle VirtualBox, the free tier of VMWare’s ESX, or XCP-NG. … Read More