Step-by-Step SCCM 2103 Upgrade Guide

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Microsoft has released a first SCCM version for 2021. SCCM 2103 has been released on April 5th, 2021. Don’t forget SCCM has a new branding since 1910 – now called Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MEMCM). This post is a complete step-by-step SCCM 2103 upgrade guide, meaning that if you want to upgrade your existing SCCM/MEMCM installation to the latest SCCM/MEMCM updates, this post is for you. If you’re looking for a comprehensive SCCM installation guide to build a new server, refer to our blog series which covers it all. You won’t be able to install SCCM 2103 if you are running … Read More

Configure SCCM Email Notifications on Alerts and Reports

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In SCCM you can configure email notifications. These notifications can be configured on alerts or reports. This allows better monitoring as you can be notified by email as soon as an event is triggered. In this post, we will show you how to configure SCCM email notifications on both reports and alerts. For this post, we are using an SCCM 2010 site but you can use any Current Branch version. Requirements to configure SCCM Email Notification Before we start to configure the SCCM email notifications, make sure to have the following information : FQDN or IP Address of the SMTP … Read More

SCCM Collections Management Tips, Scripts and Tools

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Creating and managing collections in SCCM is a basic and daily task. Over the years, we’ve seen too much infrastructure with a lack of collection maintenance. It can become a burden when you have hundred or thousand of them and never cleaned them up. In this blog post, we’ll give you SCCM Collections Management Tips along with useful scripts and tools to help you become a collection master. You may wonder why you should care about this? Collections in Configuration Manager is a resources-intensive task, some best practices need to be followed. The SCCM product group has understand that and released many improvements … Read More

Our Top SCCM New Features (Since the first CB version)

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Since the first version of the Current Branch servicing, the release pace of new SCCM Features is astonishing. Every four-month, the product group release a new SCCM Version which contains dozens of new features, improvement and fixes. As an SCCM Administrator, you may find this overwhelming. You can’t just keep the pace or you may miss some great feature just because you lack time to test it all. We decided to make a compilation of our SCCM top new features as a reminder or a wrap up since the 5 last years. (Already !) This blog post is also our … Read More

SCCM Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) Troubleshooting tips

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The SCCM Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) has been a very popular feature in the past months. With the explosion of work from home, managing devices on the internet has become a must for many organizations. Installing and troubleshooting an SCCM Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) can be challenging. That’s why we released a detailed installation guide a couple of months ago. This post will focus on the CMG troubleshooting steps, on the Server Side and most importantly, on the client-side. We’ll try to guide you through various troubleshooting steps to make sure that your SCCM clients are communicating successfully to your … Read More

Rollback Windows 10 Feature Update using SCCM or Microsoft Intune

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During a Windows 10 Feature Update deployment, you may want to uninstall or rollback to the previous Windows 10 version. A Windows 10 Rollback is wanted for example because the user runs into a problem after the Windows 10 Feature Update deployment. The Windows 10 Rollback action can be initiated by SCCM or Microsoft Intune. However, there’s a couple of catch that I found when I was asked to do it. In this blog post, I’ll describe everything you need to know if you need to do a Windows 10 Rollback using SCCM or Intune. By default, Windows 10 gives … Read More

Deploy Microsoft Edge and Manage Edge Updates using SCCM or Intune

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Microsoft announced that the general availability of the new Microsoft Edge Chromium on January 15, 2020. SCCM and Intune are already ready for this launch as both products include a feature to deploy and manage updates for Microsoft Edge. This blog post will describe how to deploy the Microsoft Edge browser to your computer using both SCCM and Intune and manage Edge Updates. You can download and install Edge Chromium from the Microsoft website. It’s available for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. If you need to do SCCM Edge Deployment Update in Enterprise, continue to read our post. SCCM Edge … Read More

Step-by-Step SCCM 2010 Upgrade Guide

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Microsoft has released a third SCCM version for 2020. SCCM 2010 has been released on November 30th, 2020. (SCCM has a new branding since 1910 – now called Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MEMCM). This post is a complete┬ástep-by-step SCCM 2010 upgrade guide, meaning that if you want to upgrade your existing SCCM/MEMCM installation to the latest SCCM/MEMCM updates, this post is for you. If you’re looking for a comprehensive SCCM installation guide to build a new server, refer to our blog series which covers it all. You won’t be able to install SCCM 2010 if you are running SCCM 2012. … Read More

How to Customize the Intune Company Portal

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If you’re using Endpoint Manager (Intune) to manage your device, doing Intune Company Portal Customization is important to provide a familiar and helpful experience for your users. The Intune company portal is for users to enroll in devices and install apps. The portal will be on your user devices. You’ll want to customize it to increase your user trust before doing any actions in the portal. In this post, we’ll show your how to do Intune Company Portal Customizations to reflect our company branding and gives our user more information to reach our helpdesk in case of problems. Intune Company … Read More

Create an Intune BitLocker policy for Windows 10 devices

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You may manage BitLocker in your organization using SCCM (MBAM). It’s also possible to create a policy for Bitlocker if you’ve switched to modern management and Endpoint Manager (Intune). If you’re not aware, Bitlocker is a Microsoft solution for drive encryption. Bitlocker is not a new solution. It has been introduced in Windows 7. As a system administrator, you can manage how to deploy it, its policy and the most important part, keeping the recovery key in a safe place. BitLocker provides the most protection when used with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 1.2 or later. The TPM is … Read More