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UEFI and ConfigMgr 2012 issues I – Bootable media

Recently, I had to prepare some UEFI based Windows 8 deployments to tablets using ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 CU2 and ran into a couple issues that I would like to write down, as I wasted quite some time to get those resolved. Some of those issues have already been mentioned in...

Approving updates from ConfigMgr SCUP to WSUS 0

Approving updates from ConfigMgr SCUP to WSUS

Even if I’m deploying images using ConfigMgr, I’m still a big fan of creating my reference images using MDT LiteTouch. It’s faster, easier to automate, easier to tweak and if using thin images, there is even not much duplication involved (but that’s a different discussion ). In such cases, I also...

Compare Active Directory computer accounts with Configuration Manager resources 0

Compare Active Directory computer accounts with Configuration Manager resources

Despite all discovery methods, Health scripts and other cleanup efforts it might be helpful from time to time to simply compare all the computer account objects that we have in Active Directory with our resources in ConfigMgr. There are a couple posts available, that demonstrate how to integrate information from...

Publishing ZTICustomConfiguration.wsf – a script to solve some common tasks in MDT Deployments 0

Publishing ZTICustomConfiguration.wsf – a script to solve some common tasks in MDT Deployments

There are a couple things, that are quite common in most deployments. Very often you need to delete a couple files, copy some folders, remove or update some registry keys, maybe update a XML or INI file etc. What a lot of people typically do is to write some kind...

Versioning / Monitoring SCCM Task Sequences – Update for SCCM 2012 3

Versioning / Monitoring SCCM Task Sequences – Update for SCCM 2012

Back in May this year I released a small tool that monitors and tracks all changes on Task Sequences on your SCCM Server and exports a copy for backup purposes each time a change happens. Today I just published an updated version of this script, that enables the same functionality...

Deployment Web service 7.3 – SCCM Client Center support 2

Deployment Web service 7.3 – SCCM Client Center support

With the release of version 7.3 of the Deployment Webservice (Download) a completely new part has been added, integrating some functions of Roger Zanders awesome SCCM Client Center Automation library for Deployment usage. This library enables you to execute certain SCCM Client related task directly on a client like forcing...

Deployment Web service 7.3 – Basic security 0

Deployment Web service 7.3 – Basic security

With the updated Version 7.3 (Download) just being published, the growing number of available functions, covering more and more demands in todays deployments, it’s not only an advantage of having such a huge toolset available. In its default implementation, the Web Service is configured to execute actions under certain user...

Deployment Web service – Version 7.3 published 4

Deployment Web service – Version 7.3 published

Today I published version 7.3 of the Deployment web service. Beside some small bug fixes and minor additions, three new features have been added:   1. SCCM Client Center support A completely new web service part has been added that’s exposing a couple of functions (55 to be accurate) from...

Step-by-Step: Handling WMI Events permanently using VBScript 0

Step-by-Step: Handling WMI Events permanently using VBScript

This could be called part 4 of WMI magician Kim Oppalfens 3 part series about WMI eventing in SCCM. In his series he first covered the basics of WMI eventing using wbemtest to create the event query and dig a bit through the returning objects. Then he guided us through...

Versioning / Monitoring SCCM Task Sequences 3

Versioning / Monitoring SCCM Task Sequences

Update 29.03.2016: Published new script to import the Task Sequence xml files generate by this script back to SCCM 2012 and above.   One thing I’m really missing in SCCM is some kind of versioning or history especially for those quite complex Task Sequences, sometimes consisting of hundreds of steps,...