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21st May 2015

Working with managed applications within Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1

First, let’s define a managed application. In essence it’s a special policy that enable you to control settings in the application or browser like data encryption, can the user save the document as a new file etc. To successfully deploy a managed application you need to mix the application deployment with an application management policy. […]

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21st May 2015

Windows Mobile Phone 8.1 support gone after upgrading to Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1

One of the many changes in the newly released SP1 is support for Windows Phone 8.1 After the upgrade only there will only be support for Windows Phone 8.0. Navigate to the Administration workspace, select Cloud Services, right click your Intune connector, Configure Platforms, Windows Phone. Notice that Windows Phone 8.1 is not enabled.   […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management, Troubleshooting  |  Comment

19th May 2015

Upgrade to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1

Below is the guide that I normally use for a service pack upgrade in a single primary site environment. I will not go into the story about what files you should download as that is already explained by Jason Sandys here – http://blog.configmgrftw.com/service-pack-madness/  Planning and Testing Back up the SQL Server database and restore a […]

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6th May 2015

Links and tools from our Ignite Instructor lab – Upgrading to Windows 10 using ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Thanks all for attending the Instructor led lab @Ignite – All three Vikings had a great time on stage – thanks for turning the ILL into a very interactive breakout session   Download the labfiles, scripts and instructions from the lab – http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2014/10/29/how-to-upgrade-to-win-10-using-the-task-sequence-in-sc-2012-r2-configmgr.aspx Download ConfigMgr Technical preview – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-configuration-manager-and-endpoint-protection-technical-preview?i=1 Driver Import script – http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/automate-importing-and-creating-drivers-packages-in-sccm-2012-r2/

Category: Configuration Manager 2012 R2, Ignite, OS Deployment, Tips and tricks  |  Comment

4th May 2015

Notes and links from the #Ignite Pre-Day, Enterprise Management

Slides and links Here is the link to the slides: http://deploymentresearch.com/DRFiles/MSIgnite2015preday.zip Video to deploying Windows 10 IoT to Raspberry Pi 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5SfPTykM6A Hydration Kit for System Center 2012 R2 http://deploymentresearch.com/Research/Post/407/The-Hydration-Kit-for-System-Center-2012-R2-is-available-for-download The script that exported task sequences was gathered from the following post http://trevorsullivan.net/2010/05/13/exporting-configmgr-task-sequences (by Trevor Sullivan) The script that imported task sequences was gathered from […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012, Configuration Manager 2012 R2, Event, Ignite  |  1 Comment

14th Feb 2015

Slides and links from my Welcome to your new life as an Enterprise Client Hybrid Management expert session @NIC 2015

Thanks for attending my Hybrid Management session @NIC 2015. Slide deck Deploy wifi profiles with shared secret – http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/deploying-wpa-2-personal-wifi-profiles-using-configmgr-intune/ Change device ownership in configmgr – http://blog.coretech.dk/kaj/change-device-ownership-in-configuration-manager-with-powershell/ Intune Extensions fail to install – http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/intune-extensions-will-not-install/ and http://scug.be/sccm/2014/02/11/cm12-extensions-for-windows-intune-resources-and-gotchas/ Device based vs User based policies – http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/device-based-vs-user-based-mdm-policies-in-configmgr-2012-r2/ Troubleshooting iOS certificate deployments – http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/troubleshooting-certificate-deployment-on-ios-devices-with-configmgr-intune/ Deny Apps on Windows Phone – […]

Category: Configuration Manager, MDM  |  Comment

14th Feb 2015

Slides and links from my Site Review session @NIC 2015

  Autmating the WSUS Cleanup process – http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/house-of-cardsthe-configmgr-software-update-point-and-wsus/ SQL PowerShell audit script  http://stevethompsonmvp.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/powershell-sql-audit-script/ Splitting existing ConfigMgr database into multiple SQL files  http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/jnelson/archive/2009/07/27/140199.aspx Pre-creating the database before installing Configmgr – download script Multiple software upate points and shared db – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/steverac/archive/2013/02/07/configuring-multiple-software-update-points-in-a-configmgr-2012-primary-site-what-to-expect.aspx Slide deck SQL Script to for fragmentation on the SQL DB Checking the database fragmentation: […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Tips and tricks  |  2 Comments

14th Feb 2015

Slides and links from my Compliance Settings session @ NIC 2015 in Oslo

Thanks for attending another great NIC event, and a huge thank for the organization behind NIC for arranging a true International conference in Scandinavia. Some good resources for working with Compliance Settings: Henrik Hoe – http://blog.coretech.dk/author/heh/ Sherry Kissinger – http://www.mnscug.org/blogs/sherry-kissinger Kent Agerlund – http://blog.coretech.dk/author/kea/ Kenny Buntinx – http://scug.be/members/kenny/ Technet – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg681958.aspx Slides and examples

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28th Jan 2015

Deploying WPA-2 personal WIFI profiles using ConfigMgr & Intune

For hybrid environments (that being ConfigMgr integrated with Microsoft Intune), it’s not possible to deploy a WIFI profile using a pre-shared secret in the UI. This will however not prevent you from creating and deploying WPA-2 Personal security WIFI profiles in the console. You will just be deploying the WIFI profile without the WIFI password.  […]

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2nd Jan 2015

Intune Extensions will not install

It’s a common issue, but still worth mentioning. Being a Full Administrator is NOT the same as having full control of all features in the ConfigMgr console. An example is enabling new Intune Extensions like the one released in late December. As usual you are prompted when new Extensions are available. In this example I’m […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012 R2, MDM, Troubleshooting  |  Comment