Kent Agerlund's Blog

11th Jul 2015

ConfigurePXE blocks contentdistribution after SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 upgrade

Just finished another SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 upgrade, this time with a very “interesting” outcome. The site was a single primary site with close to 100 distribution points. The upgrade process went somehow smooth, primary site server was upgraded without any issues, except the management points had to restart before the SMS bootstrap service would […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Site Systems, Tips and tricks, Troubleshooting  |  1 Comment

1st Jul 2015

Windows Phone 8.1 devices keep prompting for sign in to the Company Portal

I have been working on another mobility project the last couple of months. this project started as a hybrid SCCM/Intune project using “old” SCC 2012 R2 platform, a couple of weeks ago we migrated the platform to the latest service pack in order to get all of the new hybrid mobile features in place. The […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management, Tips and tricks, Troubleshooting, Windows Intune  |  Comment

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. […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management, Security, Software distribution, Tips and tricks  |  2 Comments

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 –  Planning and Testing Back up the SQL Server database and restore a […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Tips and tricks  |  5 Comments

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 – Download ConfigMgr Technical preview – Driver Import script –

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: Video to deploying Windows 10 IoT to Raspberry Pi 2 Hydration Kit for System Center 2012 R2 The script that exported task sequences was gathered from the following post (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 – Change device ownership in configmgr – Intune Extensions fail to install – and Device based vs User based policies – Troubleshooting iOS certificate deployments – 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 – SQL PowerShell audit script Splitting existing ConfigMgr database into multiple SQL files Pre-creating the database before installing Configmgr – download script Multiple software upate points and shared db – 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 – Sherry Kissinger – Kent Agerlund – Kenny Buntinx – Technet – Slides and examples

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