Category Archives: SCCM

System Center Configuration Manager

Cloud attach – Endpoint Managers silver lining – part 6 Enabling conditional access

Introduction This is part 6 in a series of guides about cloud attach in Microsoft Endpoint Manager, with the aim of getting you up and running with all things cloud attach. This part will focus on enabling the compliance policies … Continue reading

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Prepare for HTTP-only client communication depreciation in ConfigMgr

Introduction Microsoft recently announced that HTTP only communication will be dropped from ConfigMgr in 2022 here. The advice is to enable a more secure communication method for the site either by enabling HTTPS or Enhanced HTTP. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Cloud attach – Endpoint Managers silver lining – part 5 Enabling compliance policies workload

Introduction This is part 5 in a series of guides about cloud attach in Microsoft Endpoint Manager, with the aim of getting you up and running with all things cloud attach. This part will focus on enabling the compliance policies … Continue reading

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Improvements to BitLocker support via cloud management gateway

Introduction Microsoft released Technical Preview 2102 and it’s got a bunch of new updates as usual, including some updates for BitLocker Management via the cloud management gateway. To get some ideas about how BitLocker Management via a CMG works please … Continue reading

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Cloud attach – Endpoint Managers silver lining – part 4 Enabling co-management

Introduction This is part 4 in a series of guides about cloud attach in Microsoft Endpoint Manager, with the aim of getting you up and running with all things cloud attach. This part will focus on enabling co-management. This series … Continue reading

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Fixing One or more Azure AD app secrets used by Cloud Services will expire soon

Introduction My Technical Preview lab (TP2101) had a message in the ConfigMgr console informing me that: “One or more Azure AD app secrets used by Cloud Services will expire soon. Renew to avoid service disruption.” After some quick research I … Continue reading

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Required application deployments visible in Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center

Introduction Microsoft recently released Technical Preview 2101, it’s the first technical preview this year and it’s packed with new features. One of those new features is related to Tenant Attach and we’ll take a look at that feature here. If … Continue reading

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Technical Preview 2101 – Feature update in a task sequence

Introduction Microsoft just released Technical Preview 2101, it’s the first technical preview this year and it’s packed with new features. Let’s take a look at one of those new features and it is the ability to update Windows using feature … Continue reading

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Cloud attach – Endpoint Managers silver lining – part 3 Creating a Cloud Management Gateway

Introduction This is part 3 in a series of guides about cloud attach in Microsoft Endpoint Manager, with the aim of getting you up and running with all things cloud attach. This part will focus on creating a Cloud Management … Continue reading

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Cloud attach – Endpoint Managers silver lining – part 2

Introduction This is part 2 in a series of guides about cloud attach in Microsoft Endpoint Manager, with the aim of getting you up and running with all things cloud attach. This part will focus on preparing your environment for … Continue reading

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Cloud attach – Endpoint Managers silver lining – part 1

Microsoft released Windows Intune back in March 2011, this was their launch pad to get users into the cloud. This later evolved into Microsoft Intune and is now known as Microsoft Endpoint Manager. This cloud journey encompassed several new technologies … Continue reading

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Video: deploy an OS via CMG using bootable media

Introduction I wrote a fairly long blog post explaining how to achieve OSD via CMG using bootable media here. That should outline all the steps needed to get you going. If however you want to see a closer look at … Continue reading

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Deploy an OS over CMG using bootable media

Introduction Microsoft released update 2010 on December 1st and one of the many new features was the ability to deploy an OS over CMG using bootable media. I tested out this ability when it first arrived in aTechnical Preview release … Continue reading

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Improvements to BitLocker management in Endpoint Manager update 2010

Introduction Microsoft released Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager update 2010 this week and it’s available now to install in production using the fast ring method. This release includes many very cool cloud friendly features that were recently show cased in the … Continue reading

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What to do when Endpoint Manager upgrades don’t go as planned. Hint: logs

Introduction Anyone that spends time with ConfigMgr knows that it’s an amazingly resilient product, and not only that, upgrades tend to go without a hitch. I needed to upgrade one of my old labs to test new functionality, but when … Continue reading

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