Convert CMG

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager 2107 permit to convert the CMG (Cloud Management Gateway) with classic cloud service to virtual machine scale set. I write a post few month ago here for configure CMG with virtual machine scale set.

Change parameter

When you convert to virtual machine scale set, you can proceed to change some parameters.

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Migrate your sccm server to a newer server

Migrate your sccm server to a newer server

After several years of use, it is necessary to migrate the SCCM infrastructure to one or more other servers. It is possible to migrate the server to another server or to migrate role by role. If the infrastructure remains the same, the first solution is preferable because it is faster. In the case where the roles are redistributed, it is preferable to use role by role.

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CMG – VM Scale set

CMG - VM Scale set

Customers with an Azure subscription through a CSP (Cloud Solution Provider) could encounter a lot of problems to set up the CMG. Since the 2010 version of Configuration Manager, it is possible to set up the functionality Cloud management gateway with Azure VM scale set.

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Task Sequence over Internet

Task Sequence over Internet

The deployment of a task sequence to customers can be done via the Internet. This scenario, which has already been present for several versions of Configuration Manager, has been improved with the 2010 version.

It is now possible to start the update or installation of a Windows 10 workstation from a boot media.

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Orchestration groups

Orchestration groups

Orchestration groups start with Configuration Manager 2002. This features permit to create a group for control the deployment of Software update.

With this orchestration group, you can update devices based on percentage, explicit order, etc…. The member can be any Configuration Manager client. You can apply rules to any collections and all software update groups.

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Change Krbtgt password

Change Krbtgt password

Recently one of my customers want to change KRBTGT password for security reason. This account present in Active Directory is used by Key Distribution Centre. He is disabled and he can’t be deleted or enlabled. It’s recommanded to change his password two or four times by year.

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Microsoft Connected Cache

Microsoft Connected Cache

Since version 1906 of Configuration Manager, it is possible to install a Microsoft Connected Cache server on distribution points. This functionnality has been renamed Microsoft Connected Cache with version 1910 of Configuration Manager. This server is a Transparent on-demand caching server for uploaded content through distribution optimization. It is possible to limit the use of this server using client settings. So it is easy to limit access to this feature only to the local Configuration Manager client.

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Tenant Attach

Cloud Attach

What is Tenant attach ?

The tenant attach solution allows devices present in SCCM to be managed by Microsoft Intune. This will make it possible to manage them in Microsoft Intune as well.

The tenant attach functionality requires the following prerequisites.

  • An account with Global administrator rights in the Intune tenant.
  • The AD user is synchronised with Azure AD
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Power BI with SCCM

Power BI with SCCM

With sccm, it is possible to use reports natively using SQL reporting. If you want more advanced reports, more ergonomic, … It is possible to integrate Power BI with SCCM. This way you will be able to use all the power of Power Bi with SCCM.

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Approve Application request

Approve Application request

The Configuration Manager solution is enriched with a new functionality at the application deployment level. Introduced with the latest versions of Configuration Manager, feature Approve Application request feature can now be used.

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