Go Dark in Configuration Manager TP 2203

Update 2203 for the Technical Preview Branch of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager has been released. The Configuration Manager console now offers a dark theme. To use the theme, select the arrow from the top left of the ribbon, then choose Switch console theme. Select Switch console theme again to return to the light theme. Using a console theme can help you easily distinguish a test environment from a production environment or one hierarchy from another.


Learn more about the dark theme for the console.

This preview release also includes:

Escrow BitLocker password to the site during a task sequence – You can now configure the Enable  step of a task sequence to escrow the information for the OS volume to Configuration Manager. Previously, you had to escrow to , or wait for the Configuration Manager client to receive BitLocker management policy after the task sequence. This new option makes sure that the device is fully protected by BitLocker when the task sequence completes, and that you can recover the OS volume immediately.

PowerShell release notes previewThese release notes summarize changes to the Configuration Manager PowerShell cmdlets in this technical preview release.

For more details and to view the full list of new features in this update, check out our Features in Configuration Manager technical preview version 2203 documentation.

Update 2203 for Technical Preview Branch is available in the Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview console. For new installations, the 2202 baseline version of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch is available on the Microsoft Evaluation Center. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available.

We would love to hear your thoughts about the latest Technical Preview! Send us feedback directly from the console.


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This article was originally published by Microsoft's Entra (Azure AD) Blog. You can find the original article here.