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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
Preparing for HTTPS Only

Preparing for HTTPS Only

First published on TECHNET on Jul 13, 2016Authored by Danny GuilloryAs you can imagine being a Microsoft ConfigMgr PFE, I see a lot of ConfigMgr environments. I usually get asked the question by either the ConfigMgr team or the Security ... continue reading
System Center Configuration Manager – All Servers and All Workstations Collections with ProductType

System Center Configuration Manager – All Servers and All Workstations Collections with ProductType

First published on TECHNET on May 10, 2016Authored by Cameron CoxWhen I go out to customers, I always like to see how the top collections are populated (All Servers or All Workstations).This is something most customers do immediately after setting ... continue reading
Talking Database II

Talking Database II

First published on TECHNET on Nov 24, 2015Authored by Santos MartinezHello All, this is ConfigNinja here to Talk about Databases. Welcome to the second blog post on Talking Database, since the first blog post was good and now that we ... continue reading
ConfigMgr Debug Logging the Easy Way Using System Center Configuration Manager Compliance Settings

ConfigMgr Debug Logging the Easy Way Using System Center Configuration Manager Compliance Settings

First published on TECHNET on Apr 10, 2015Authored by Cameron CoxHello, my name is Cameron Cox, I am a System Center Configuration Manager PFE. For my first blog, I would like to talk about ConfigMgr Compliance Settings. One of the ... continue reading
Updated: Step by Step Guide to Setting Up System Center Configuration Manager to Support  Management and Installation of the ConfigMgr Client on Mac OS Computers

Updated: Step by Step Guide to Setting Up System Center Configuration Manager to Support Management and Installation of the ConfigMgr Client on Mac OS Computers

First published on TECHNET on Oct 04, 2014Authored by Clifton HughesI have recently had several requests asking about the support for managing Mac OSx computers in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, so I went to work in my lab ... continue reading