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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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,…

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Configure Subscriptions Events

Configure Subscriptions Events

Why set up a subscription ?

If you have computer in workgroup, it may be interesting to centralize events in the event logs. This allows to facilitate the analysis of different events log. The computer being in workgroup, we use authentication based on certificates. In order to secure exchange, we will proceed to the use of the HTTPS protocol.

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Manage Workgroup Workstation

Manage Workgroup Workstation

How to manage machines in a workgroup

If you have machines in a domain, it is easy to execute remote administration (through gpo, script,…). Regarding the positions in workgroup, the task turns out to be more complex. Indeed, the latter only contain their own GPOs and their account base.
Thus it is possible to use winrm to perform remote administration. In order to secure the communications betweens the two computers (or computer and server) it is possible to encrypt exchanges using the ssl Protocol.

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Update build Windows 10

Update build Windows 10

Update build Windows 10

After you implement WIndows 10 on your workstations, it is necessary to manage the deployment of Builds. Thus three different management have emerged (CB, CBB and LTSB). Management and deployment can be operate by Windows Update / Windows Update for Business, SCCM or WSUS. His support for the deployment of 10 Windows Builds by the WSUS or SCCM and WSUS server, can be done only in certain conditions.

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Manually remove PKI

Manually remove PKI

Why manually delete a PKI?

When you remove a pki since the wizards Windows will scavenge records in Active Directory. However if the server is reinstalled or the VM deleted unless the certification authority role is deleted beforehand, these records remain present in the Active Directory directory. It is therefore necessary to carry out the cleaning of it before any new installation of an enterprise certification authority.

This article details the different steps for cleaning of the Active Directory.

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