A topic I’ve been asked about often the last few weeks has been around Office 365 Client versioning, more specifically when being managed with SCCM. Ensuring Office 365 Clients are properly set to be managed via SCCM is important for consistent versioning results. A few cross checks first, make sure your site is set to… Continue reading SCCM Managed Office 365 Clients, Versioning
Was recently asked by a customer to make a global Hyper-V change on VM’s having the wrong AutomaticStopAction setting, across many HV Hosts. My tool of choice, SCCM Baseline! (Yes, SCVMM is a better option here, but that’s not an option in their environment…) To familiarize everyone, this is what we are changing: Let’s hop… Continue reading Hyper-V Baseline Change – AutomaticStopAction
Here is a video tutorial created by one of our Admins. This is a very straight forward tutorial on how to quickly create a batch file Application in SCCM Current Branch. There will be many more videos to come! Enjoy!
Patch Scenarios Microsoft has released a solution for the Stop 0xd1 errors that some customers encountered after the July 10th update release. The offering of Windows updates released on July 10th will resume. Suggested actions for customers: Customers who have previously deployed Windows updates released on July 10 and did not encounter any Stop… Continue reading July 2018 Windows Patches – Stop 0xd1 Errors
This is part 2 to the original article titled Addressing the Spectre Meltdown Vulnerability where we covered the process of deploying the Spectre-Meltdown protection with Baseline. In this article we will discuss the firmware aspect of the process. Contents Step 1 – Deploy updated firmware Step 2 – Understanding levels of protection Step 1 –… Continue reading PART 2 – Firmware Deployment for Spectre-Meltdown Protection
This article will cover the process of addressing the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerability using Configuration Manager for Task Sequence deployment coupled with a Configuration Baseline for compliance reporting. Contents Step 1 – Import & Deploy Configuration Baseline Step 2 – Package and Deploy the registry keys and Meltdown-Spectre patches via Task Sequence Step 3 –… Continue reading PART 1 – Deploy the Spectre-Meltdown Fix via SCCM