Configuration Manager 1902–Phased Deployments

If you haven’t seen the parent post for this article, jump back here to see a complete list of all new features in Configuration Manager 1902. This post covers the specific additions and improvements to Phased Deployments that were added to Configuration Manager 1902 Dedicated monitoring for phased deployments Phased Deployments are becoming quite a…

Configuration Manager 1902–Configuration Manager Console

If you haven’t seen the parent post for this article, jump back here to see a complete list of all new features in Configuration Manager 1902. This post covers the specific additions and improvements to the Configuration Manager Console that were added to Configuration Manager 1902. The Configuration Manager product group love to get involved…

SCCM Run Script – Gather SCCM Log files for PowerShell v4 and earlier

I previously wrote a short post and did a demonstration video of the Run Scripts feature in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager – https://morethanpatches.com/2018/02/12/sccm-run-scripts-pre-release-feature/ In that demo I used an example script created by Jörgen Nilsson which ran on the client, zipped up the SCCM log files folder and copied to back to a central…

Changes to SCCM phased deployments–Tech Preview 1802

In Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1802 there were some small addition to phased task sequence deployments which were introduced in technical preview 1801. If you want to learn about those then check out my previous post on this – https://morethanpatches.com/2018/01/25/configuration-manager-technical-preview-1801-whats-new/ In 1801 those phased deployment were just about whetting the appetite and it actually didn’t…

Product lifecycle dashboard in SCCM–Tech Preview 1802

Another of the small but useful additions to Configuration Manager in tech preview 1802 is the product life cycle dashboard. This dashboard sits under Asset Intelligence which is in the Assets and Compliance workspace in the SCCM console. The products listed in Asset Intelligence are based on the hardware inventory which inventories the relevant reporting…