Update multiple Package Source Paths using PowerShell in Configuration Manager 2012

I saw a question on twitter for how to update package source paths using PowerShell in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1. This is a script that I’ve used for many customers during migrations from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012 SP1. You can download the script here. As some sort...

Use PowerShell to create ou’s in Active Directory

Just a quick follow up to my last post on creating users with PowerShell. If you find yourself in the need of creating a basic ou structure in Active Directory you can of course do this with PowerShell as well. Below is a quick sample that we use in our...

Use powershell to create sample users in Active Directory

Since I work with Identity Management I often find myself in the need for a bunch of sample users in my directories in order to do proper demos and development. A while ago I found a site called FakeNameGenerator.com which is great because it is possible to put in an...

Hydration Kit for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Preview using Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview and SQL 2014 CTP1

One of my most popular things on this site is my Hydration Kit to install System Center products. I’ve completed yet a new version, this time I only support the Preview version of Configuration Manager 2012 R2 as well as SQL Server 2014 CTP1. And Windows Server 2012 R2 of...

Unattended installation of System Center Configuration Manager

Alot of you are fully aware that it is possible to perform an unattended/silent installation of a site server using a so called script file. It is really an INI file with declared properties. I really love the simplicity with PowerShell and that it is so easy to run a...

End of support for Configuration Manager 2007

As of today the countdown until the end of support for Configuration Manager 2007 has started at 31536000 seconds, or 365 days for short. If you haven’t yet, it is about time to start the migration to ConfigMgr 2012. /Tim

We’ve moved!

Finally the move should be completed. We’ve moved from our Swedish hoster Binero to Windows Azure. We’ve done a great deal of work to keep everything working. If you experience any problem (or better performance etc) please let us know. /Tim

2012 R2 (preview) bits are online

It seems that the Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 bits are online at MSDN. Preview that is. We can also see that SQL Server 2014 CTP1 is online. No sight of Windows 8.1 yet though.

Session Download 0.4 (now with pptx support!)

Dieter Rauscher asked me on Twitter for support to download all slides and not _just_ the sessions. I hadn’t found a good way to find all sessions with available pptx files and hadn’t had the time to figure out a good way to do this. (Note, for all session videos...

Session Downloader 0.3

TechEd North America 2013 is here and so is my application for downloading all sessions from the awesome event.

CMDeploy version 0.1 (BETA)

Hi folks, As promised, here are the very first beta build of my Configration Manager extension. It enabled you to quickly create Active Directory group, collection as well as deploy an application to that newly created collection. Works for both devices as well as users.

CMDeploy Prerelease-notice

I’m currently completing the final steps for releasing my very first extension to ConfigMgr 2012 using the SDK. It is a C# module that allows you to right click an application in the App Model and not only deploy it to a collection, but at the very same to create...

Download all powerpoint presentations from MMS 2013

So, by request I’ve finally written a script to download all the presentations from MMS 2013. I’ve done some testing and it “should” work If you just want to download a specific track, change the 12th line to match on the specific track name. So instead of “??-????” it could...

Implementing the Windows To Go Concept in an Enterprise Environment

My session from Microsoft Management Summit 2013 in Las Vegas have been online at Channel 9 for some time now. Thought I might share the link with you all. /Tim

Best of MMS 2013 (Sweden Edition)

In two days Stockholm’s biggest cinema will open its doors for Best of MMS 2013 in Sweden. Twelve speakers will present a total of 16 sessions (in Swedish). A few of them are Johan Arwidmark, Robert Hedblom, Mikael Nystrom as well as myself. I will present a session on Windows...