Cloud management Gateway vs IBCM

Hello friends Hope this post finds you in good health and spirit. Our world need to be digitally secure and while a lot of employees try to connect to corporate resources from internet, security becomes utmost priority. To cater, its important to keep machines patched and we can use SCCM for the purpose. Internet based … Continue reading Cloud management Gateway vs IBCM

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SCCM PXE Deep Dive

Hello friends Hope this post finds you in good health and spirit. We are going to discuss SCCM PXE process. You can enable PXE support for DP and it automatically installs WDS role on DP. Although PXE server(DP) and DHCP can coexist on same server, we will consider them to be on different server as … Continue reading SCCM PXE Deep Dive

SCCM query to check Task Sequence variables not present on a Distribution Point during OSD

Hello Friends This post is quick query which is very handy during operating system deployment (OSD). At times we do OSD in multi-site environment and all the variables of task sequence are not present on local DP, resulting in failure of task sequence. You need to distribute all the variables to local DP for running … Continue reading SCCM query to check Task Sequence variables not present on a Distribution Point during OSD

Step by Step Upgrade SCCM 2012 R2 to SCCM 1702

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Hope this post finds you in good health and spirit. You all know that Microsoft has changed the way new features were introduced in SCCM. They call it "Current Branch" model which they first introduced in SCCM 1511 (in YYMM format). 1702 is the latest SCCM release. In this post we will see how to upgrade from SCCM 2012 R2 to 1702 which was not possible some time ago as its baseline media was not available.But here is good news, now 1702 baseline media is available so upgrade is possible. BTW, why you should upgrade to 1702 is compiled here:

Troubleshooting software update using SCCM 2012 – Part 1

Hello friends I am back after colorful "Holi". This post is in continuation of my SCCM troubleshooting series. In this two post series we will discuss step by step troubleshooting of update deployment by SCCM.  In this first part we will discuss anatomy of update deployment. For troubleshooting we need to be well versed with … Continue reading Troubleshooting software update using SCCM 2012 – Part 1