VPN Boundary Type and Understanding Its Options

Nic WendlowskyEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM3 Comments

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Like many, I was very excited that the new Configuration Manager 2006 release included a huge improvement for remote devices by adding a new VPN Boundary type.“Finally! I don’t have to constantly bug my Network Engineers as to which IP pools are being used for which VPN appliances.” Create A New Boundary In the Admin Console, navigate to the Administration … Read More

Manage Distribution Point Content Using PSCMContentMgmt

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

Introduction I recently wrote PSCMContentMgmt which provides a simple and effective workflow for managing your MEMCM distribution points. Here are some of the things you can do with it: Query content objects which are distributed to distribution point(s) or distribution point group(s) Compare content objects distributed to distribution point(s) or distribution point group(s) Find content objects in a “distribution failed” … Read More

Getting Reboot History and Optimizing Legacy Functions

Nic WendlowskyEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, PowershellLeave a Comment

The other day, I logged on to a jump server and, while investigating an unrelated issue, I noticed the BG Info background showed the Last Reboot as March 1st, 2020. “That can’t be right,” I thought. “We have weekly maintenance windows to reboot these servers.” As I opened an old stand-by function from my stash (originally posted here: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Get-RebootHistory-bc804819 in … Read More

Setting ACL using Intune Endpoint Analytics Proactive Remediations

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonEndpoint Management, How-To, Intune, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Microsoft, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, Scripting, WindowsLeave a Comment

Namaste y’all! In todays Siri dictated blog post, I will show you how you can configure access control lists (ACL) for a directory using Intune Proactive remediations. The issue I was facing was that regular users do not have modify permissions to the public desktop on their corporate devices, meaning that the user is unable to remove annoying shortcuts that … Read More

Dynamic Outlook Email Signature Using with Intune Endpoint Analytics Proactive Remediations

Jóhannes Geir KristjánssonAzure, Documentation, Endpoint Management, How-To, Intune, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Microsoft, Office, Powershell, Proactive Remediation, Windows3 Comments

Howdy y’all! Since you have already read señor Shackelfords blog post on setting up Endpoint Analytics Proactive remediations, we can skip the intro and dive right in. In this blog post we will be get familiar with a somewhat novel idea that proactive remediation’s can be used for. Which, as the title of this post suggests, is the creation of … Read More

Build a ConfigrMgr lab with AutomatedLab

Adam CookEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Scripting4 Comments

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

Deploy languages via Software Center with PSCMWin10Language

Adam CookEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Scripting20 Comments

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

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

Adam CookEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Task Sequence23 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

Modern Driver Management with the Administration Service

CharlesEndpoint Management, How-To, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Scripting, Task Sequence14 Comments

2021-04-27 update: The solution now works over CMG. Please see this post for details. 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 … 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