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Confused about the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2 releases ?
Introduction Microsoft released some new downloads for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager recently, however like others, you are probably confused about the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2 releases. I’ll try and … Continue reading
Introduction A buddy of mine and fellow MVP Rob Marshall has released yet another tool, this one is a must-have for ConfigMgr admins, it allows you to select and download other cool Configuration Manager tools all from one convenient place. … Continue reading
Following Brad Anderson’s keynote today at Microsoft Ignite, we’re excited to share more details on what’s coming for System Center Configuration Manager this calendar year. Today we are making available the System Center Configuration Manager and System Center Endpoint Protection … Continue reading
Updated Script: How can I check for network connectivity & storage before starting a task sequence in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?
Introduction In a previous post I showed you how you can check for network connectivity before starting a task sequence in Configuration Manager 2012 R2. In this post I’ll add a newer script to also check for storage (SAS, SATA, … Continue reading
How can I check for network connectivity before starting a task sequence in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?
Introduction I’ve been thinking about doing something with this issue for some time now and finally got around to implementing it, however credit where credit is due I’ve based this on a method developed by a colleague of mine … Continue reading
In Part 1 of this guide, you learned about the features available in the CM12 UEFI BitLocker FrontEnd HTA, in this part you will learning about installing it in your environment. However before you start make sure to fulfill the requirements listed below first.
Step 1. Fulfill these Requirements first
There are some requirements however, therefore before continuing this guide I will assume that you have:
Integrated MDT 2013 with Configuration Manager 2012 R2
Installed and configured MBAM 2.0 or later
Installed and configured Maik Kosters 7.3 web services
If you have not done the above yet, then do so, below are some links that should help you accomplish those tasks. Continue reading
Note: This post was done using a technical preview version of Windows 10 and due to that fact, Configuration Manager 2012 R2 does not currently support this (or any) version of Windows 10. As a result, this is not … Continue reading
Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 is now available for download
For those of you still running System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, CU5 is now available for download. See the following KB 2978017 – Description of Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. Issues that … Continue reading
How can I fix the “The Group Policy Client service failed the sign-in” error when deploying Windows 8 with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 ?
Introduction Deploying Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 is easy to do, here are some guides for that:- CM12 in a Lab – How can I deploy Windows 8.1 using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager … Continue reading
Introduction I decided to blog this post as it might help someone with the same problem. I had this annoying error recently which was PXE E99 when PXE booting using UEFI network boot on my gen 2 HyperV vm’s. These … Continue reading
When doing some UEFI deployments to tablets recently I was seeing OSDDiskPart errors when it tried to partition the disc for UEFI, the error read OsdDiskPart.exe – Application Error. . The instruction at 0x584c8374 referenced memory at 0x000005c0. The memory … Continue reading
I’m testing a bunch of Tablets at work including the Dell Venue 11 Pro (Deploying Windows 8.1 x64 via Configuration Manager 2012 R2) and I needed to get into the bios. To get into the bios from a powered off … Continue reading
Introduction Microsoft has released a new hotfix (Cumulative Update 1) that contains bugfixes and updates for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. This describes the issues that are fixed and the functionality that is updated in Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) … Continue reading
my friend and MVP colleague Rob Marshall has been very busy lately and written a whole bunch of useful tools for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, linked below, please do him and yourself a favor and check them out … Continue reading
Introduction System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager supports a wide variety of operating systems including alternative operating systems such as the following:- Mac Client: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) Mac OS … Continue reading