Using Scripts to trigger software updates remotely from the SCCM console

A quick blogpost to trigger the installation of software updates (missing/failed/available in software Center) remotely from the console using built-in scripts feature. If you have deployed software updates to your clients and during the windows update compliance check, you found that, the clients are still reporting as non-compliance (required). There could be several reasons why…
Technical preview 2105 released for Configuration Manager

As part of the monthly release updates for Configuration Manager Technical Preview, this month has got Technical preview version 2105 for Configuration Manager is available with some cool features such as enhanced script editing, VM size for CMG, support Center themes (dark and white), client deployment pre-req, powershell release notes. You can Install this version…
Audit messages for software update deployments in Configuration Manager

In Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, To monitor infrastructure and operations, we use the Monitoring workspace in the Configuration Manager console. One of the common ask in many forums is that how to find who created or modified or deployed certain tasks to users or devices that caused an issue. when someone deploys something, they would…
Did you miss to download your samples from Technet Gallery Here is how you can do it.

Technet Gallery has been there for almost 15 years for community to share scripts, files, utilities, tools etc for Microsoft Products. With the retirement/closure of Technet Gallery, there are large number of scripts/reports that I have uploaded to Technet for my blog and now am receiving the feedback from the blog readers that they cannot…
Using PowerShell – Retrieve the o365 audit logs for SharePoint sites

I was recently working on assignment to get the audit logs for list of SharePoint online sites with specific audit activities such as PageViewed, FileAccessed, FileDownloaded,FileDeleted (This can be expanded further based on the needs) and email the data at regular intervals. For list of audited activities in office 365, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/search-the-audit-log-in-security-and-compliance?view=o365-worldwide#audited-activities For list of page…
SCCM Collection for AAD joined devices (co-managed)

Co-management enables you to concurrently manage Windows 10 devices by using both Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune. For more information about Co-management, benefits, pre-requisites, licensing, read https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/comanage/overview When you have windows 10 devices that are Azure AD joined, enrolled to Intune, and also co-managed, these devices would appear in Configuration Manager. In this blog post,…