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Want to learn about the new Bitlocker Management feature in Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager ?

Introduction Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) is the ability to have a client agent (the MDOP MBAM agent) on your Windows devices to enforce BitLocker encryption including algorithm type, and to store the recovery keys in your database, securely. … Continue reading

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How can I configure System Center Configuration Manager in HTTPS mode (PKI) – Part 2

In a previous series of guides I showed you how to configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016. In another series, I also showed you how to install System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) version 1802 on Windows … Continue reading

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How can I configure System Center Configuration Manager in HTTPS mode (PKI) – Part 1

In a previous series of guides I showed you how to configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016. In another series, I also showed you how to install System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) version 1802 on Windows … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 8

This series is comprised of different parts, listed below. Part 1 – Introduction and server setup Part 2 – Install and do initial configuration on the Standalone Offline Root CA Part 3 – Prepare the HTTP Web server for CDP … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 7

This series is comprised of different parts, listed below. Part 1 – Introduction and server setup Part 2 – Install and do initial configuration on the Standalone Offline Root CA Part 3 – Prepare the HTTP Web server for CDP … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 6

This series is comprised of different parts, listed below. Part 1 – Introduction and server setup Part 2 – Install and do initial configuration on the Standalone Offline Root CA Part 3 – Prepare the HTTP Web server for CDP … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 5

In part 1 of this series, you configured your LAB for a 2 tier PKI hierarchy running on Windows Server 2016. You used PowerShell to create some virtual machines, and then installed Windows Server 2016,  Windows 10 Enterprise version 1803 … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 4

In part 1 of this series, you configured your LAB for a 2 tier PKI hierarchy running on Windows Server 2016. You used PowerShell to create some virtual machines, and then installed Windows Server 2016,  Windows 10 Enterprise version 1803 … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 3

In part 1 of this series, you configured your LAB for a 2 tier PKI hierarchy running on Windows Server 2016. You used PowerShell to create some virtual machines, and then installed Windows Server 2016,  Windows 10 Enterprise version 1803 … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 2

In part 1 of this series, you configured your LAB for a 2 tier PKI hierarchy running on Windows Server 2016. You used PowerShell to create some virtual machines, and then installed Windows Server 2016,  Windows 10 Enterprise version 1803 … Continue reading

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How can I configure PKI in a lab on Windows Server 2016 – Part 1

Introduction Security is everywhere, and a core component of security are certificates. Public key infrastructure (PKI) is a set of roles, policies, and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates and manage public-key encryption (1).  In … Continue reading

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System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1805 released

Introduction Microsoft released Technical Preview 1805 for System Center Configuration Manager at the Midwest Management Summit. Starting with TP1805, you no longer need to have PKI certs or HTTPS management points for AAD auth on CMG. Because you shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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