SCCM Configmgr Technical Preview update 1702 available

Microsoft released February update 1702 for SCCM Configmgr Technical Branch with some new features and improvements to the existing features that are reported through user voice  . These technical preview updates will help you to test in lab environment and report feedback to Microsoft before they make into current Branch (Production Version). You can install…
SCCM Configmgr how to manage clients in untrusted forest

Few weeks ago ,i was assigned with task to manage clients in untrusted forest using Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1.Yes, we are still running on Configmgr 2012 but soon (next few weeks) on Configmgr Current Branch . Scenario is ,I have a forest (intranet.asia) where SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 is installed and this is being…
Configmgr PowerShell script to create deployments for multiple software update groups to multiple collections

Introduction: Software update groups provide you with an effective method to organize software updates in your environment. Software update group consists of multiple software updates (metadata Only) .You can manually add software updates to a software update group or automatically add software updates to a software update group by using an ADR. One of the…
SCCM Configmgr How to get clients maintenance window with custom dates (Past and Future )

Introduction: Maintenance windows in Configmgr help to ensure that client configuration changes occur during periods that do not affect the productivity of the organization. Following Operations can be performed during the Maintenance window: Software update deployments Compliance settings deployment and evaluation Operating system deployments Task sequence deployments More about MW https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh508762.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396 Problem: So ,If you…
My blog has reached 2 Million views since it was created

Introduction: I started blogging in year 2009 on www.eskonr.wordpress.com which was free from wordpress, but later I decided to move it to my own domain called www.eskonr.com in year 2010. Since then every year the number of views on my blog is getting increased twice and thrice compared to its previous year with increase in…
SCCM Configmgr How to get list of deployments set to OverrideServiceWindows and RebootOutsideOfServiceWindows

Introduction: Few months ago ,we had an issue with one of the deployment (it was software updates) that was deployed to collection with override service window due to emergency patch to be installed on the clients. Deployment went fine and results were positive .All good ,but after few days ,some clients were added to the…
SCCM Configmgr how to find applications with no deployments as part of maintenance tasks

  Introduction: One of my blog reader asked question about ‘There is report in your blog to find out packages that has no advertisements created,but is there similar report to find applications with no deployments created’. I found this question is valid and is needed if you want to perform maintenance tasks like cleanup packages,applications,collections…