Installing an SCCM DP/MP/SUP in an untrusted domain

Stephane FaubertSCCM14 Comments

There may come a time in your SCCM administration days where some special needs may arise. I had such a case recently. Long story short, in our company, we have a windows domain where no trusts exist with our primary domain where SCCM resides. The problem with that is since there is no visibility in between the two domains, how do you get the servers or workstations managed? This post will describe Installing SCCM DP MP SUP in Untrusted Domain. Default settings? Such as a default Windows Update setup. Nah, I like to have some degree of control over who … Read More

How to apply SCCM 1702 Update Rollup 1 (KB4019926)

Jonathan LefebvreSCCM18 Comments

SCCM 1702 Update Rollup 1

The first Update Rollupfor SCCM Current Branch (1702) is now available. This post is a complete SCCM 1702 Update Rollup 1 (KB4010155)  installation guide. If you’re looking for a complete SCCM 1511 installation guide, see our blog series which covers it all. You can’t install this upgrade if you are running SCCM 2012. You need to be running SCCM 1702 to apply this update. Installing SCCM upgrades is important for your infrastructure. It fixes a lot of issues from SCCM 1702, which some of them are important. New Update and Servicing Model If you’re not familiar with the new SCCM servicing model, read our … Read More

SCCM Express Installation Files for Windows 10 Updates

Jonathan LefebvreSCCM, WINDOWS 1017 Comments

One of SCCM Current Branch 1702 new feature is to support Express installation files for Windows 10 Cumulative Updates. This new features will enable a Windows 10 client to download only differential files from the previous month Cumulative Update. This should limit the size of Windows 10 Cumulative Updates as they tend to get bigger from months to months. In this post, we will cover how to configure SCCM and Windows 10 in order to benefit from express installation files. Prerequisites for SCCM Express Installation Files SCCM Current Branch 1702 or higher Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607 with April 2017 Cumulative Update which … Read More

Enable and Configure SCCM Install Behavior for Applications

Benoit LecoursSCCM20 Comments

SCCM 1702 introduce a new feature to check and close executable files before application installation. This could be useful if you need to close a certain process before an SCCM application installation. One example would be some Adobe products that need Internet Explorer to be closed before installation. Before 1702 there was no way to do this using a built-in option in SCCM. A popular User Voice item was delivered as a pre-release feature in SCCM 1702 which is called SCCM install behavior for applications. We will show you how to enable and configure the Install Behavior tab in an application deployment type … Read More

Configure High-Impact Task Sequence Settings in SCCM 1702

Benoit LecoursSCCM8 Comments

Starting with SCCM 1702, new options are available in Task Sequences. It’s now possible to give more information about Task Sequence in Software Center (restart required, the download size of the task sequence, and the estimated run time), create a custom notification for high-risk deployments and configure any task sequence as a high-risk deployment. The new options can be found in the properties of any Task Sequence. We will configure those options and shows how it affect the end user. SCCM High-Impact Task Sequence Settings It’s possible to configure any task sequence (including non-operating system task sequences) as a high-risk deployment. This will … Read More

Step-by-Step SCCM 1702 Upgrade Guide

Benoit LecoursSCCM71 Comments

A new upgrade for SCCM Current Branch is now available. This post is a complete step-by-step SCCM 1702 installation guide. If you’re looking for a complete SCCM installation guide, see our blog series which covers it all. You can’t install this upgrade if you are running SCCM 2012. You need to be at least at SCCM 1511. Installing SCCM upgrades is very important to your infrastructure. It adds new features and fixes lots of issues, which some of them are important. New Update and Servicing Model If you’re not familiar with the new SCCM servicing model, read our New Update and Servicing section … Read More