Posts Tagged "ConfigMgr"

Free On-Demand Webinar on Modern Workplace

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Some days ago I held a webinar on the topic ‘The Modern Workplace’. The video is now online on Vimeo and thanks to my employer Lumgate I can share it with all of you. I will present on a new webinar not that far into the future. Stay tuned and...

Increase Task Sequence Error Dialog Timeout

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A customer asked me if it is possible to increase the timeout that is associated with the error message shown during OSD with Configuration Manager or MDT. This is of course possible. First, you can do this with Collection variables in ConfigMgr, but there is a solution that works in...

In the case of no client certificate on a ConfigMgr client

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Even when you run a ConfigMgr infrastructure in non-HTTPS mode each and every client still has a certificate that it uses when it talks to a Management Point. In the case of a HTTP environment the client will create a self-signed certificate if it doesn’t find a working one in...

ConfigMgr Collection based on Installed Windows Server Features and Roles

Sometimes it is necessary to create a collection based on what Windows Server Features and Roles have been installed on a server. For instance, I have a customer that is using System Center Endpoint Protection to protect their servers from malware. Therefore we want to have collections that are automatically...

ConfigMgr Collection Membership based on NOT existance

Every now and then the need for an inverted membership is required for a collection. Such can be when deploying a new software to servers, one might want to filter out all servers that already has the software or servers with a different software. In this case at a customer,...

ccmsetup.exe has stopped working (APPCRASH)

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While helping a customer I stumbled upon a rather strange problem. While installing the ConfigMgr client on a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 system, we got an error where the ccmsetup application crashed.   After a reboot we got the very same error. We used a bat file with a command...

Deploy Update 1 (KB2919355) to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2: Smooth Sailing Style

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At a customer the other day they said that they had some problems on a handful of servers while deploying a particular patch. While looking into it I could see that the troublesome patch were KB2919355 more known as Update 1 to Windows 6.3 aka Windows 8.1 and Server 2012...

Specify .Net Framework 3.5 Installation Files Source Location using GPO

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While working with server management using ConfigMgr we tend to spend some time on OS deployment as well. I would argue that using MDT to create your ref-images and then to deploy that ref-image to a VHD using ConfigMgr and to deploy that VHD to VMM would be the best...