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

How to send SetupDiag Result in your SCCM Inventory during a Windows 10 Feature Update

Jonathan LefebvreSCCM, WINDOWS 106 Comments

Windows 10 Feature updates can be tricky for many reasons. Fellow SC Dudes, Adam Gross, created a free and easy-to-implement solution to help debug and track down Feature Update logs. This solution will describe how to send SetupDiag Result in your SCCM Inventory during a Windows 10 Feature Update. Along with our previous post to track down Windows 10 Feature Update hard blocks, will greatly ease Windows 10 Servicing. Windows 10 SetupDiag SCCM Inventory Benefits Centralized log for any on-prem Feature Update attempt SetupDiag details stored in Hardware Inventory, which can be monitored by SQL query/reports and PowerBI While we … 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

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┬áblog 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