Microsoft released Technical Preview update 1707 for Configuration Manager with some new features and improvements with its last Technical preview Update (1706). 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 this version to update and…
SCCM Configmgr powershell to enable the option software update deployment re-evaluation behaviour upon restart

  With Configuration manager 1606 ,new feature was added to software updates section which is called ‘Run software updates compliance scan immediately after a client installs software updates and restarts’ . This feature really helps to run a software update compliance scan immediately after a client installs software updates and restarts.This feature enables the client…
Configmgr PowerShell script to create deployments for multiple software update groups to multiple collections

Introduction: Updated: This post is valid only if your Configmgr is running Current Branch 1702 and above versions due the change in powershell cmdlet New-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment . 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…
SCCM Configmgr Powershell script to install software updates on remote clients

Problem: Few weeks ago ,colleague of mine was trying to perform patch management on bulk number of clients (servers) as monthly patching ,as part of it he made sure the maintenance window was in place,deployment was set rightly for software updates deployment. Maintenance window started ,patches started installing and after a while ,he logged in…
Powershell script to delete computer records from SCCM

Recently I had a requirement to create a PowerShell script to read text file/CSV for list of clients (servers mainly) and check if they appear in SCCM if so delete them ,track the information into log file for reference. There could be various reasons why do you want to delete computer record from SCCM and…
SCCM 2012 Deployment How to change security permissions to specific folder using icacls with Application Detection rules

  Problem Description: Users (AD Security Group called: eskonr\domain Users) from specific project in the organization do not have admin privileges on their computers (don’t ask why)  .I have an application (Matrix ) which is installed using Configuration manager 2012 and users are using this application for their daily routine activities without any issues so…