Tag Archives: SCCM

Tip: Task sequences in SCCM 1810 with error handling

[German]There is a new variable _SMSTSLastActionName in SCCM 1810, which can be used to query the name of the last action in SCCM task sequences. This can be very helpful when checking for errors. Advertising

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Configuration Manager Version 1810 (CB), what’s new

[German]A brief information for administrators in the enterprise environment who use the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). There is an update for the Configuration Manager in Current Branch to version 1810.  Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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SCCM Preview 1810 adds client wake up

A brief note for people who using SCCM (Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager also known as ConfigMgr) to manage their Windows clients. Microsoft is working on wake up clients from sleep mode using SCCM. Advertising

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SCCM V1806: Hotfix for Update issues

[German]Another information for administrators running a System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). In SCCM version 1806 there is the problem that updates are not pulled if the WSUS has no connection. Microsoft has released a hotfix for this. Advertising

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Windows 10 Auto deployment via In-place upgrade

[German]In enterprise environments, administrators may face the problem of having to distribute Windows 10 upgrades automatically, possibly via SCCM or similar tools. Here is a solution, using a batch file to deploy an in-place upgrade approach for Windows 10. Advertising

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Botched Updates KB4025252 and KB4025336 (July 2017)

Microsoft has released on July 11, 2017 two botched updates KB4025252 and KB4025336 for Internet Explorer and Windows 8.1. Here's what's wrong with these updates. Addendum: It seems that an update revision fixed some install issues. Advertising

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Windows 7/8.1/Server: New update schemes for WSUS/SCCM from December 2016 onwards

[German]Microsoft is changing its Supersedence Behaviour for Security-only and Security Monthly Quality Rollup Updates for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2. Advertising

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