Configure cloud distribution Point

Configure cloud distribution Point

Configure cloud distribution Point

A cloud Distribution Point allows to own a distribution point in the cloud. With this type of distribution point, it is possible to have the following features :

  • manage cloud distribution points individually or as members of distribution point groups
  • Use this DP as a fallback content location
Continue reading

Configure CMG

Configure CMG

Configure Cloud Management Gateway

This feature has been introduced in SCCM in order to manage SCCM clients over the Internet. Note that this feature requires an azure subscription to work. Thereafter, the customers have the possibility of reaching the SCCM system sites wherever they are. Client certificates and SSL certificates are required. with this article you can configure the Cloud Management Gateway.

Continue reading

Install KMS Server

Install KMS Server

Install and configure Windows Server Role

With Windows Server 2012 R2, it is necessary to install the Volume Activation Services role from the Server Manager console.

Continue reading

Configure Honolulu

Configure Honolulu

What is Honolulu

Honolulu is a new way to manage servers. He consist in performing operations from a web interface instead of the different MMC consoles.

How Honolulu works

The Honolulu application works through a web browser. It is possible to manage servers Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2 and 2012. All of these servers are manage with an Honolulu gateway. It can be installed on a server running Windows Server 2016 or on a Windows 10 workstation. All operation is done through PowerShell and WMI over WinRM. It is possible to retrieve the source from the website below

Continue reading

SCCM 2012 to SCCM CB

SCCM 2012 to SCCM CB

SCCM 2012 to SCCM CB

SCCM 2012 R2 is approaching the end of its lifes, so it is important to upgrade to the new version (SCCM Current Branch). Depending on the ADK and SQL version used, it may be necessary to update them as well.
So we will first update ADK Windows 8.1 to ADK Windows 10. The boot images will then be read-only, it will be necessary to update them. In a second step, we will update SCCM.

Continue reading

Data Warehouse service point

Data Warehouse service point

Data Warehouse service point

From the version 1702 of SCCM, you can enable and use Data Warehouse service point. This feature allows you to save any desired data and create date with this data. The feature supports up to 2To of data. The timestamp are present for tracking any information. The data is stored with automatic synchronisation between ConfgMgr site database and the database of Data Warehouse. This information has available from the reporting services point. After the installation of the site system role, the configuration of data warehouse database is configured. Furthermore several reports are installed.

Continue reading

Antivirus exceptions for SCCM

Antivirus exceptions for SCCM

Antivirus exceptions for SCCM

I installed recently a SCCM 1702. With the agent, the anti-virus was installed on the different servers and workstations. SCCM now uses the Windows servicing model. It is therefore necessary to configure the exceptions to the levels of the anti-virus scans if you want to avoid certain problems.

Continue reading

Manage Universal APPS

Manage Universal APPS

SetupConfig.ini file

When creating a master Windows 10, it is common to remove part or all of universal apps Windows Update. During the update of 10 Windows Builds with WSUS or SCCM, previously deleted applications are installed again. To avoid the problem, it is necessary to use the Setupconfig.ini file

Continue reading

Cannot activate Windows Hello

Cannot activate Windows Hello

Windows Hello Feature

Windows Hello is a feature of Windows 10. She is use to open a session using facial recognition (face recognition) to open a session.
Solution that complements the different ways to open a session with Windows 10 (password and Pin Code). For its activation, it is necessary firstly to enable and configure the PIN code authentication.

Continue reading

Nano Server Image Builder

Nano Server Image Builder

Nano Server Image Builder

With Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has implemented a new feature called Nano Server. Very light operating system, just a few mega bytes to make it work. This “mini operating system” allows to install roles such as HyperV, Server DNS, web server,…

Continue reading