Archive for July, 2014

A lot of fixes in CU2 for Configuration Manager PowerShell wise

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As I wrote some time ago Cumulative Update 1 for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 broke the wild card support for getting packages using the Get-CMPackage command in PowerShell. Happily Cumulative Update 2 fixes that problem along with “some” other commands. Get the full list of fixes and updates here. However,...

Capture Windows Image using DISM – With Bells and Whistles

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A little over a month ago (May 19th 2014) my friend Mikael Nyström wrote a blog article with an attached script that allowed you to capture a WIM / reference image using DISM instead of ImageX that MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit) normally does. Making the switch improves capture time by...

Configuration Manager 2007 is running out of support – life cycle to ConfigMgr 2012 R2 now

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Still running System Center Configuration Manager 2007? It’s about time to migrate to ConfigMgr 2012 (R2) now. As of writing this blog post it is less than a week left of the Mainstream support for ConfigMgr 2007. I’m quite sure you remember the pain to migrate from Windows XP in...

Post CU2 Updates Configuration Manager 2012 R2 When Using Intune and Unified Device Management

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/ As you might have seen Cumulative Update 2 for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has been released. After you’ve installed the CU you get a notice that there is an update to the Windows Phone 8.1 Intune extensions. First time you start the console after you’ve installed CU2 you’ll get...

In the new world of IT

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During TechEd something quite spectacular happened. Everyone should have been prepared and awaiting this news but none the less it felt like the community was woken up from a coma. Brad Anderson made a great opening keynote when he emphasized that Microsoft is going Mobile-First; Cloud-First. But that’s not what...