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How does the PXE boot process work?

How does the PXE boot process work?

Within the IT department imaging devices for end users is something that we’ve probably all had to do at some point, either manually or with an automation product such as Windows Deployment Services (WDS), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) or System ... 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
Configuration Manager Support Articles

Configuration Manager Support Articles

First published on TECHNET on Apr 09, 2018Authored by Brandon McMillanHello everyone! I often find myself providing support and troubleshooting articles to many customers and thought it would be beneficial to have a central location of links to reference. The ... continue reading
Configuration Manager Support Articles

Configuration Manager Support Articles

First published on TECHNET on Apr 09, 2018Authored by Brandon McMillanHello everyone! I often find myself providing support and troubleshooting articles to many customers and thought it would be beneficial to have a central location of links to reference. The ... 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
Configuration Manager Current Branch Antivirus Exclusions

Configuration Manager Current Branch Antivirus Exclusions

First published on TECHNET on May 24, 2017Authored by Brandon McMillanHey everybody! My name is Brandon McMillan and I am a System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) PFE at Microsoft. ConfigMgr Current Branch has been the standard service based model since ... 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