Troubleshoot Windows 10 Update hard block

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Windows 10 Feature Updates can be tricky to troubleshoot. The trick is to find relevant information about what’s causing the Windows 10 Feature Update to fail. In a previous post, we covered the Windows 10 Feature update error 0XC1900208. This is still accurate and possible that it happens for a Feature Update to Windows 10 20h2. We followed the instruction in the blog post to find what’s preventing the Feature Update to run. We start to test the Feature Updates from Windows 10 1809 to 20h2 at a client site. Our previous post was not helping, since running Setup.exe manually … 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

Use SCCM Status Message MessageID to Audit Administrator actions

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As part of your job, you are using SCCM daily. You are probably part of a team that performs multiple tasks each day. Sometimes it may happen that someone creates, modify or delete a particular component in SCCM (Collection, Package, Application…). You may want to monitor and audit SCCM changes to verify that there’s no error or maybe you just want to know who deleted a certain component. Error in the SCCM may happen and it’s important to know which Administrator made the error. This blog post will show how to use SCCM Status Message MessageID to identify who created, … Read More

SCCM SQL 2019 Install Guide

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In the first part of this SCCM Current Branch blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our Server and Active Directory. Click the following link to see all supported SQL versions. For our post, we will install SQL 2019 locally on the same server where the Primary Site will be installed. SCCM SQL 2019 Install Guide Execute Setup.exe from the SQL installation media, select New SQL server stand-alone installation Provide the product key and click Next Review and Click Next Check Use Microsoft Update to check for updates and click Next Select SQL Server Feature Installation Select the Database Engine feature and … Read More

Monitor SCCM Client Data Sources

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In the latest SCCM version, SCCM clients can get their content from various new sources when you deploy software and software updates to your clients. Client can get their content from : Distribution points Cloud distribution point BranchCache Peer Cache Delivery Optimization (SCCM 1906+) Microsoft Update You’ve probably put much effort into configuring these different options. But how can you easily monitor SCCM Client Data Sources? How can you validate that your clients are really getting their content from where it should. There’s various way in SCCM to better understand where clients get content in your environment. This post will shows in … Read More

Popular SCCM Tips and Tricks

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If you’re following the SCCM/MEMCM/Configmgr Twitter community, you often see tweets about SCCM Tips and Tricks. Those tweets get a lot of likes and retweets so I decided to compile a list of the most popular SCCM Tips and Trick tweets into a single post. Like our popular SCCM Must Have blog post, we are planning to release an updated version of SCCM Tips and Tricks on an annual basis. We hope that the second round of tips and tricks will hit Twitter soon. Thanks to all the author that took their time to share their tips. Some of these … Read More

Deploy Adobe Flash Player Update using SCCM/MEMCM or Microsoft Intune – KB4577586

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On October 27th, 2020, Microsoft released an update to definitively remove Adobe Flash Player (KB4577586) from all Windows 8.1+ and Windows 10 1607+ Operating System. This important update is needed for Adobe Flash end of support on December 31, 2020. For now, the only way to deploy his Adobe Flash Player update to your devices is by using SCCM. The update has not been released to Windows Update yet. This means that if you want to use your SCCM Update Point to deploy it, you’ll have to manually import the update first and then create a software update synchronization. This … Read More

How to use Microsoft Endpoint Manager to enroll iOS devices

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You may have read our article on how to Setup Microsoft Intune and manage it in Endpoint Manager. This blog post describes how to use Endpoint manager to enroll iOS devices. With the various OS: Android, Windows and iOS and specific scenarios with BYOD and corporate device, there are so many ways to enroll devices. We’ll show you one way to enroll a personal iOS device (BYOD) but you can refer to Microsoft Documentation which covers every possible scenario. Endpoint Manager Enroll iOS Requirements To enroll and manage iOS/MAC devices into Endpoint Manager, you first need to create an Apple MDM Push … Read More

Deploy Windows 10 20H2 using SCCM/MEMCM

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This blog post will cover all the task needed to deploy the new SCCM Windows 10 20H2 Upgrade. We will cover scenarios for new and existing computers that you may want to upgrade. Microsoft published the Windows 10 20H2 feature update on VLSC on October 20th. This is the first Windows 10 feature update following the new naming convention. From now on, the new Windows 10 release will be called “Windows 10 version 20H2” (instead of “Windows 10 version 2004”). If you haven’t planned your Windows 7 migration to Windows 10, this post will help prepare your SCCM Server to … Read More