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…
Collection Evaluation Viewer is now integrated with Configuration Manager

Configuration Manager uses collection evaluation to update collection membership, based on the collection rules you define. Collection evaluation scope and timing differ depending on site and collection configuration and evaluation type. With Configuration Manager Technical preview release 2008, a new feature is introduced that helps to integrate collection Evaluation viewer into the configuration manager console directly. With…
Use SCCM compliance settings to detect the ESU activation for windows 7 and server 2008

As you already know that, Windows 7 and windows server 2008/R2 has reached their end of support lifecycle on January 14, 2020, however you can purchase the extended security updates (ESU) for windows 7 and server 2008/R2 through volume licensing to make sure these devices are protected. For more information about how to purchase the…
SCCM Collection–how to identify devices that have old AD system discovery timestamp ?

SCCM has multiple discovery methods help you discover devices on your network, devices and users from Active Directory, or users from Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Read more about the discovery methods in SCCM https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/deploy/configure/about-discovery-methods AD system discovery help to discover computer resources that can be used to create collections and queries. You can also…
How to install SCCM Client from Microsoft Intune for Co-managed and CMG – Notes from the field

I had setup SCCM Cloud Management gateway and Co-management for small customer who would like to extend the SCCM operations to windows 10 devices which are connected to internet. The cloud management gateway (CMG) provides a simple way to manage Configuration Manager clients on the internet. By deploying the CMG as a cloud service in…
SCCM Configmgr Remove Collection membership for Direct rule Collections using Powershell

  This blog post is continuation to my previous post ‘Monitor collection evaluation's and remove incremental membership schedule for non-priority collections’ .More information can be found at http://eskonr.com/2019/01/sccm-configmgr-monitoring-collection-evaluations-and-change-update-membership-schedule-using-powershell/ . In this post ,we will see how to improve the collection evaluation performance further by identifying list of collections with direct rule created that have membership…