Category Archives: SCCM

System Center Configuration Manager

A look at task sequence media support for cloud-based content

Introduction Microsoft recently released the mother of all technical previews for Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Configuration Manager technical preview version 2005 which I blogged about at length here. This release has amazing cloud friendly features including some new OSD features and … Continue reading

Posted in 2005, CMG, task sequence cloud content | 1 Comment

Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager technical preview version 2005 is out

Introduction Configuration Manager technical preview version 2005 is out and here’s a look at some of the features. This is one amazing release, so many great features ! Note: Many of the features in this release depend on your first … Continue reading

Posted in 2005, application installation, BitLocker Encryption, CMG, CMPivot, device timeline, run scripts, task sequence cloud content, VPN boundary type | 1 Comment

Why can’t I RDP to my CMG ?

Introduction The Cloud Management Gateway provides a simple way to manage ConfigMgr clients on the internet. And once you’ve set it up, you’ll probably want to get a closer look, and look at logs on the virtual machine in Azure. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Endpoint Manager Technical Preview 2004 is out

Introduction It’s been a while since I blogged something but that’s because I’ve been busy (with another MVP, namely Paul) testing out CoMangement and Conditional Access, next up for our labs is CMG. Anyway, while cleaning up my labs I … Continue reading

Posted in 2004, System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview | 1 Comment

Microsoft Endpoint Manager TP 2003 is out

Introduction Microsoft has just released Technical Preview 2003 which is no small feat considering everyone is on lockdown worldwide. For a full list of features of what’s new see the docs here.

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Using device sync and device actions in Microsoft Endpoint Manager Admin Center

Introduction Note: I’ve updated this post with new info relating to Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2004. Microsoft has been hard at work making client management even more cloud friendly, now you can do device sync and device actions from within … Continue reading

Posted in 2002.2, 2004, Cloud Management | 5 Comments

Enabling the new Tenant Attach feature in Configuration Manager

Introduction Microsoft are constantly innovating and adding new features to already amazing products, one such recent addition is a cloud feature called Tenant Attach for Microsoft Endpoint Manager and you can start testing it right now in Configuration Manager Technical … Continue reading

Posted in 2002, 2002.2, Intune, tenant attach | 2 Comments

Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2002.2 is out

Introduction Microsoft have released the second update to Technical Preview this month, namely 2002.2. Below is a list of all the new features in this release. Management insight rules for proper HTTPS configuration This release includes additional management insight rules … Continue reading

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Full disk encryption (in ConfigMgr 1910) – a closer look using real hardware

Introduction In an earlier post I showed you how you can enable Full Disk Encryption via a task sequence in Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager version 1910. The screenshots in that blog post were taken from virtual machines, and I … Continue reading

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New BitLocker Management features in Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2002

If you upgrade to the latest technical preview release of Configuration Manager 2002, you’ll see some new Bitlocker Management features are revealed in the console. When you create a new Bitlocker Management policy, the first obvious change is shown below. … Continue reading

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Learn about Bitlocker Management in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version 1910 – part 9 Group Policy

Introduction In this video (scroll down to the bottom of this post) I show you how you can obtain the MDOP ADMX templates for use within Active Directory Group Policy. I show you where to download the MDOP templates from, … Continue reading

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How can I use the new Log Groups functionality in OneTrace ?

Introduction Microsoft has released yet another Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager release, this time Technical Preview 2001. It has a long list of features which you can read about here. One of the new features in the ability to group … Continue reading

Posted in 2001, OneTrace LogGroup | 1 Comment

Learn about Bitlocker Management in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version 1910 – part 8 Migration

Introduction In this video (linked at the bottom of this post) I show you how you can migrate existing MBAM managed clients to Configuration Manager using the new BitLocker Management feature that was released in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version … Continue reading

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Enabling Full Disk Encryption in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager 1910 in a task sequence

Introduction Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager 1910 came with BitLocker management capabilities (MBAM features), and this fits together nicely with task sequence steps regarding BitLocker. The option to enable Full Disk Encryption actually started with Configuration Manager 1806 but MBAM integration … Continue reading

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Learn about Bitlocker Management in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version 1910 – part 7 Reporting and compliance

Introduction In this video I show you how you use the built in reports from the BitLocker Management feature that was released in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version 1910. I explain what each of the 5 built in reports offer … Continue reading

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