Category Archives: System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview

Technical Preview 2204 is out, brings ADR organization, Admin service + dark mode improvements

Introduction A big bunch of Enterprise Mobility MVPs and other geeks are on their way to MMSMOA, lucky them, I wish I was going too, but some of us are left behind. I upgraded my Technical Preview lab to see … Continue reading

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Enabling dark-mode in Configuration Manager 2203

Introduction Microsoft have pushed out Technical Preview 2203 and it has a list of features detailed here. I covered escrowing Bitlocker info here already, but now let’s have a quick look at the dark-mode theme. The dark mode theme is … Continue reading

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Escrow BitLocker recovery password to the site during a task sequence in Configuration Manager 2203

Introduction Update: Microsoft have now released Configuration Manager 2203 and it contains this and other amazing new features. Microsoft released Technical Preview Configuration Manager version 2203 and it contains some cool new features, one of which is the ability to … Continue reading

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Technical Preview 2202 – delete collection references

Introduction Microsoft have released another version of Configuration Manager (Technical Preview), this time it’s version 2202. It’s got a list of new features detailed here. One of those new features is the ability to delete a bunch of collections referenced … Continue reading

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Technical Preview 2201 – Tenant attach is now GA

Introduction Microsoft recently released Technical Preview 2201 of Configuration Manager. Here is the official information about that release and here are the features. One of the listed new features is the fact that tenant attach is now GA. What is … Continue reading

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Technical Preview 2201 – A closer look at content distribution status

Introduction Microsoft have released another Technical Preview of Configuration Manager, this time it’s version 2201. Here is the official blurb. One of the cool new features is the ability to see the status of your content as it’s being distributed … Continue reading

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Technical Preview 2109 is out, update your console manually

Introduction Microsoft released another new Technical Preview release a few days ago with lots of cool features, but I got side-tracked as I struggled to get the console updated using the normal in-built methods. I saw various console upgrade errors … Continue reading

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Technical Preview 2108 is out !

Introduction Microsoft have just released Technical Preview 2108, and it has some new features which I’ll take a look at here. The first feature is the ability to export the following to CSV Device Collections User Collections Devices Users Simply … Continue reading

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Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2106 is out, and it’s huge !!

Introduction On the same day that Microsoft announced Windows 11, comes Technical Preview 2106 and it’s full of new features, I mean really full ! The list of what’s new is humongous. A few of my favorite changes in this … Continue reading

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Use Windows Updates notifications instead of ConfigMgr client notifications in tp2105.2

Introduction Microsoft recently released TP2105.2 and I’ve been testing a new feature for the last week or so. That new feature is the ability to use built in Windows notifications instead of the usual ConfigMgr client agent notifications when Windows … Continue reading

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How to change the CMG (VMSS) size after it is deployed

Introduction Microsoft released Technical Preview 2105 last week and with it came some CMG changes, one of which is the ability to decide the size of the CMG VM while creating the CMG. I covered that process in this blog … Continue reading

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Creating a VMSS CMG and setting VM size with Technical Preview 2105

Introduction Microsoft released Technical Preview 2105 last week and it had a bunch of updates, one of which is related to being able to select the size of your CMG virtual machine in Azure as long as it’s configured to … Continue reading

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Technical preview 2104 get BitLocker recovery keys for a tenant-attached device

Microsoft have released Technical Preview 2104 and with it comes a new BitLocker Management feature. You can now get BitLocker recovery keys for a tenant-attached device from the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center. For example, a help desk technician who doesn’t have … 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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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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