Windows AutoPilot demo

I’ve been playing around with Windows Autopilot recently and so I decided to do another video showing you a run through of the process involved in using this new technology from Microsoft. There are a few pre-requisites you will need in place before you can fly with this (sorry ) Microsoft Windows 10 1703 or…

Microsoft Intune Troubleshooting Portal

As detailed on the Microsoft EM+S blog yesterday, Microsoft have now added a new and improved troubleshooting feature to the Microsoft Intune portal. As you can see in the screenshot above you can get a ‘resultant set of policy’ type view for a specific Intune user. Also if you add a user that has no…

October 2017 Delta patch problem – WSUS/SCCM

A quick off the cuff post this one. There has been a lot of talk today on the twittersphere about a rogue patch affecting Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. It basically stems from the delta updates detailed in this article. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/windows-server-update-services/deploy/monthly-delta-update-isv-support-without-wsus Specifically there is a section at the bottom which says… Prevent deployment of…

Cloud Management Gateway in Azure CSP **UPDATED 21/04/17**

In Configuration Manager Current Branch v1610 Microsoft released one specific feature (previously available in tech preview) called the Cloud Management Gateway. To summarise, this offers an alternative solution to internet based client management utilising Azure therefore removing the need for any internal infrastructure, port openings, network routes etc which can often be complicated and cumbersome…

All change!

They say the only constant in IT is change. It’s fair to say it’s been a little while since I last did any significant writing or presenting and a lot has changed in my world since then but here I am alive and kicking and getting back into the swing of the IT community again.…

Update 1606 for Configuration Manager Tech Preview

Update 1606 for Configuration Manager Tech Preview is now available through the Updates and Servicing node of your Configuration Manager Technical Preview installation. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/06/20/update-1606-for-configuration-manager-technical-preview-available-now ConfigMgr as a managed installer with Device Guard(https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/06/20/configmgr-as-a-managed-installer-with-win10/) Cloud Proxy Service Grace period for application and software update deployments Multiple device management points for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition devices There is…

**UPDATED** Configuration Manager Patch – KB3155482

On the 27th May 2016 Microsoft released an update rollup for Configuration Manager Current Branch related to knowledgebase article KB3155482. This is a significant update in that it is the first update rollup to be released through the current branch in-console servicing facility, previous releases have been Configuration Manager build releases. The update rollup includes fixes…