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Using ConfigMgr 2007 to Manage Clients in a Workgroup or Un-Trusted Domain

Using ConfigMgr 2007 to Manage Clients in a Workgroup or Un-Trusted Domain

First published on TECHNET on Nov 14, 2011 Authored by Clifton Hughes This document covers the processes and considerations for managing clients in another un-trusted domain, as if they were in a workgroup, and/or to manage actual Workgroup Clients. In ... continue reading
The Case Of The Capture Media Not Working Or Tsmbautorun.Exe Not Working

The Case Of The Capture Media Not Working Or Tsmbautorun.Exe Not Working

First published on TECHNET on Aug 09, 2012 Authored by Santos Martinez TSMBAutoRun.exe is the tool used to Capture Images with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager This week I was working with a customer on capture their main operating system ... continue reading
Customizing Hardware Inventory in Configuration Manager 2007 using NOIDMIF Files

Customizing Hardware Inventory in Configuration Manager 2007 using NOIDMIF Files

First published on TECHNET on Nov 16, 2011 Authored by Clifton Hughes The IDMIF and NOIDMIF collection can be used to extend Configuration Manager 2007 client inventory information reported by clients. NOIDMIF files extend the hardware inventory information for existing ... continue reading
How can you capture a Windows XP image using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager OSD?

How can you capture a Windows XP image using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager OSD?

First published on TECHNET on Mar 27, 2012 Authored by Santos Martinez Have you received this question? Let’s do some meditation on the Dojo about this. Here is the answer. Like a Ninja on the Shadows. There are multiple solutions ... continue reading
Enhanced Audit Status Message Queries

Enhanced Audit Status Message Queries

First published on TECHNET on Mar 18, 2019Authored by Brandon McMillanHello everyone! My name is Brandon McMillan and I am a System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) PFE. I have found that Status Message Queries can be one of the more ... continue reading
Lift & Shift – ConfigMgr 2012 to ConfigMgr 1702 Current Branch – Part 3 (1702 Upgrade)

Lift & Shift – ConfigMgr 2012 to ConfigMgr 1702 Current Branch – Part 3 (1702 Upgrade)

First published on TECHNET on Aug 16, 2017Authored by Danny GuilloryAlmost Done So, we have finished the SQL In-Place Upgrade as well as the Backup & Restore to a new Site Server with Windows Server 2012 R2 & SQL Server ... continue reading
Lift and Shift – ConfigMgr 2012 to ConfigMgr 1702 Current Branch – Part 2 (The Backup & Restore)

Lift and Shift – ConfigMgr 2012 to ConfigMgr 1702 Current Branch – Part 2 (The Backup & Restore)

First published on TECHNET on Aug 16, 2017Authored by Danny GuilloryThe Backup and Restore Now that we have gotten Configuration Manager 2012 R2 to a point where we can restore the backup to supported version of a higher Operating System ... continue reading
Lift & Shift – ConfigMgr 2012 to ConfigMgr 1702 Current Branch – Part 1 (The Upgrade)

Lift & Shift – ConfigMgr 2012 to ConfigMgr 1702 Current Branch – Part 1 (The Upgrade)

First published on TECHNET on Aug 16, 2017Authored by Danny GuillorySo, all too often lately I have been getting the call to assist upgrading ConfigMgr 2012 to the new Current Branch (ConfigMgr 1702/6). As excited as I am to get ... continue reading
Disable SMBv1 in your environments with Configuration Manager Compliance Settings

Disable SMBv1 in your environments with Configuration Manager Compliance Settings

First published on TECHNET on May 22, 2017Authored by Cameron CoxNOTE: I have updated this blog to remove SMB1 LanmanServer from 2012/8+.There has been lots of buzz over the recent ransomware attacks. One of the mitigations to keep the attack ... continue reading
How to Setup Network Load Balancing for Configuration Manager Software Update Points

How to Setup Network Load Balancing for Configuration Manager Software Update Points

First published on TECHNET on Aug 01, 2016Authored by Cameron Cox Before we get started a huge thank you to Meghan Stewart (Support Escalation Engineer) and Mike Johnson (Senior Support Escalation Engineer) for their knowledge and assistance with this blog.I ... continue reading