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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
Uncovering Linux based cyberattack using Azure Security Center

Uncovering Linux based cyberattack using Azure Security Center

As more and more enterprises move to the cloud, they also bring their own set of security challenges. Today, almost half of Azure virtual machines (VMs) are running on Linux, and as the Linux server population grows, so are the ... 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
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
LogicalStandard Switch Deployment Failures in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 (UR 6)

LogicalStandard Switch Deployment Failures in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 (UR 6)

First published on TECHNET on Feb 19, 2019Hi everyone, Chuck Timon here to talk to you about an issue my customer contacted me on recently, reporting an issue with Logical Switch deployments on two nodes of a four node Windows ... continue reading

We’re almost there! Join us at Windows Server Summit 2019

This blog post was authored by Dianna Marks, Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server Product Marketing. Windows Server Summit 2019 is just two days away and we already have over 8,500 registered to attend. Thats a record in Windows Server Summit ... 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