Managing windows updates using Configuration Manager and Group policy

When a Configuration Manager client is installed and configured to use the software updates agent, it will automatically configured with a local Group Policy setting that specifies the Configuration Manager software update point. The Group Policy setting used is the intranet Microsoft update service location, specified as a Windows Update computer administrative template. The following…
Using Configuration Manager to perform Network Connectivity Tests for Microsoft Teams

Introduction: I was recently working on project performing the network assessment for teams call quality issues. The network assessment is being done using the free tool provided by Microsoft which is Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool (can be downloaded from Microsoft site). The Microsoft Network Assessment Tool provides the ability to perform a simple…
Configuration Manager Remote control for CMG Connected devices

Microsoft released Configuration Manager Technical preview build 2009 with some cool features applicable to cloud management gateway. This technical preview is for lab purpose ONLY and can be installed on 3 successive build versions which are from 1906,1907 and 1908. The latest active baseline version available is 2007 and can be downloaded from the Evaluation…
Software Update Compliance report for CMG connected devices

With COVID-19 around the globe, the organizations who are using Configuration Manager have shown much interest in Cloud Management Gateway. Cloud Management Gateway helps you to manage the clients on the internet. For more information on how to setup CMG, please refer https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/clients/manage/cmg/setup-cloud-management-gateway A customer who recently deployed Cloud management gateway, wanted to monitor the…