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ConfigMgr DRS Synchronization Internals

ConfigMgr DRS Synchronization Internals

Hi Folks, If you are managing a hierarchy for sometime and dealt with Replication issues before; I assume you would have an understanding of the DRS Initialization process. If you feel you need some guidance then refer: ConfigMgr 2012 DRS ... continue reading
Deploying the latest Windows 10 and Windows Server updates in Configuration Manager and WSUS

Deploying the latest Windows 10 and Windows Server updates in Configuration Manager and WSUS

Learn about some changes coming to the way Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and System Center Configuration Manager download feature and quality updates! Find out more about deploying updates using System Center Configuration Manager + deploying updates using Windows Server ... continue reading
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Step 9. Protect your OS: top 10 actions to secure your environment

In “Step 9. Protect your OS” of the Top 10 actions to secure your environment blog series, we provide resources to help you configure Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Microsoft Defender ATP) to defend your Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, and ... continue reading
Configuration Manager Peer Cache: Custom Reporting Examples

Configuration Manager Peer Cache: Custom Reporting Examples

First published on TECHNET on Nov 21, 2018Hello all, my name is Seth Price and I am a Configuration Manager PFE. I recently had a customer with a large network environment and they wanted to enable Configuration Manager Peer Cache ... continue reading
Using the Fully Qualified Domain Name for Remote Control in System Center Configuration Manager

Using the Fully Qualified Domain Name for Remote Control in System Center Configuration Manager

First published on TECHNET on Dec 10, 2018Hello everyone, Jonathan Warnken here. I am a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) for Microsoft. I primarily support Configuration Manager and today I want to talk about creating a custom console extension to allow ... continue reading
SCCM on Windows Server 2016: The Defender Gotcha

SCCM on Windows Server 2016: The Defender Gotcha

First published on TECHNET on Dec 26, 2018Hello! My name is Todd Linke, and I am a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft where I specialize in System Center Configuration Manager.For those of you that may not be aware, SCCM generates ... continue reading
SCCM: "The encryption type requested is not supported by the KDC" Error When Running Reports

SCCM: “The encryption type requested is not supported by the KDC” Error When Running Reports

First published on TECHNET on Jan 29, 2019 Introduction Hello, my name is Richard McIver and I'm a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft specializing in System Center Configuration Manager.I was recently working with a customer who suddenly started receiving a ... continue reading
Software Update Dashboard by Collections

Software Update Dashboard by Collections

Hello everyone, Matt Novitsch (SCCM Premier Field Engineer) here to talk to you about a Power BI Dashboard that I created using SCCM data. <# Script Disclaimer. The sample scripts provided here are not supported under any Microsoft standard support ... continue reading
ConfigMgr Software Updates Deployment (Assignment) & Individual Updates Compliance FAQs

ConfigMgr Software Updates Deployment (Assignment) & Individual Updates Compliance FAQs

What is the difference between Update Deployment (Assignment) and Update (individual) compliance reporting ? Consider a deployment containing 100 updates. Now each of these 100 updates will have their own compliance state on the machine and the Deployment you can ... continue reading
ConfigMgr SQL Always ON – Upgrade to 1902 with Certificate backup Error using Listener Name

ConfigMgr SQL Always ON – Upgrade to 1902 with Certificate backup Error using Listener Name

Hi there! Here is an interesting one (in case you encounter one), Where the upgrade to 1902 for a SQL AO infra was failing with the below error: [crayon-5d133f6450ec6342179189/] The interesting part it is it was showing the ListenerName there ... continue reading