I know many IT folk have been waiting for the updated Administrative Templates for Update 1 to ensure a smooth rollout…
A customer of mine recently started deploying Windows 8 in their environment.
MDT was set up and the deployment was working fine, but after deployment the
Windows 8 machines wouldn’t connect to the WSUS server.
When trying to connect to the WSUS-server through the Control Panel I got an error message.
There are several reasons to change the default organizational unit of computers that join the domain.
The default OU (domain.local\Computers) cannot be linked with GPOs, and should be avoided since its builtin.
An acticle about what’s new in Configuration Manager 2012 R2, what to consider before an upgrade and how to proceed with the actual upgrade.
Remember, uninstalling Service Packs or R2 is not supported, so make sure you don’t rush through it and you’ve completed the recommended actions on the checklist!
I recently ran into a GPO problem. My customer wanted to delegate different group policy settings on clients within a specific OU.
The OU contained numerous versions of Windows and all versions had different, OS version specific, settings.
To update the DAG members with new patches the process should be managed to prevent all of the DAG members from being offline at the same time.
You can move the active mailbox databases off a particular server so that it can be patched, and if necessary rebooted, without causing any downtime for mailbox users on that database.
I’ve seen a number of notes and blogs on the Internet on how to create a bootable USB Key to put Windows Server 2012 and/or Windows 8…
Lately I’ve been struggling with deploying Windows 7 via SCCM 2012 to a workstation running a RevoDrive as primary storage. Right now the MDT scripts do not seem to think that the card is bootable.