Category: System Center

Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit

Oct 25, 2016 - App-V, BitLocker, System Center, Windows 10 - 0 Comments - Standard

In case you missed it, Microsoft has released a really nice lab rollup that is pre-configured with tons of functionality.  The unsexily titled “Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit” is actually really cool, and will save you tons of time. Want to test deploying Windows 10 with SCCM?  Included. Want to test a BitLocker […]

SCCM 1602 Upgrade – Easiest SCCM Yet

Apr 04, 2016 - System Center - 0 Comments - Standard

Just a followup to my last post.  I ran through the upgrade myself this morning without issue.  In fact, it was the easiest thing I think I’ve ever done with a System Center product.  Good job, Microsoft.  Total time was about 30 minutes for our basic two server implementation – your mileage may vary. Instead […]

SCCM 1602 Rolling Out!

Mar 22, 2016 - System Center - 0 Comments - Standard

The new quarterly update for SCCM is rolling out now – SCCM 1602!  I read this blog post from the SCCM team last week, but only today received this notification when opening my SCCM console: After clicking OK, we can make our way over to the Administration > Cloud Services > Updates and Servicing node, […]

SCCM 1511 – A new SCCM

Dec 09, 2015 - System Center - 0 Comments - Standard

In case you missed it – Microsoft released the next version of SCCM yesterday!  The download just finished, so I haven’t implemented it yet, but I’ll be sure to post about the features when I do. When you go to log into ye olde, you’ll want to look for System Center Config Mgr Client Mgmt […]

Configuring SCCM SMTP Notifications with Office 365

Jul 28, 2015 - Office 365, System Center - 0 Comments - Standard

I wanted to configure SCCM alerts via e-mail, mostly for Endpoint Protection alerts, but I’m sure down the line some folks will want other subscriptions as well.  Given the options (outlined in this TechNet article), and the fact that I won’t need anything going to mailboxes outside of the domain, I chose DirectSend.  It is extremely […]