How to deploy Microsoft Store apps (offline) using Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Microsoft Endpoint Manager (ConfigMgr & Intune) allows us to configure and deploy the Microsoft Store apps. For more information, please read through ConfigMgr  and Intune . In my recent engagement with customer, there is need to deploy Microsoft store app (offline) using Configuration Manager as there is no integration with store for business. Online: This…
SCCM Collections for devices with pending reboot

Long ago, I wrote a blog post on a report for finding the devices with pending reboot, more information is available on https://eskonr.com/2019/01/sccm-report-get-list-of-devices-with-pending-reboot-in-a-collection-with-different-states/ I was recently working on checking the compliance of the devices in SCCM for windows patching and I could see that the software update compliance is not that great due to various…
SCCM Right click tools–find missing updates of a client

Managing software updates and creation of custom reports in ConfigMgr is OCEAN. You have so much data to visualize based on your needs. One of the very common requirements or reports is, find out the missing/required updates of a device that is managed by SCCM. If you have not moved the device management solution to…
Troubleshooting co-management eligibility devices using scripts feature in SCCM

Intune has a Co-management eligibility report (currently in preview) which provides an eligibility evaluation for devices that can be co-managed. For devices to become co-managed, they must be running on windows 10 and enroll to Azure Active Directory. For a full set of intune reports, please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/fundamentals/reports The other day, I was looking…
What is new in Configuration Manager 2107 Reporting

Microsoft has released the update 2107 for Configuration Manager (Current Branch) which is now available as in-console update. You don’t need to run opt-in script. You can apply this update on sites that run version 2002 or later. If you are running older versions of the configuration manager, you will need to update the site…
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…
System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) Installation Error code 0x8004FF91

I had provisioned a windows server 2012 R2 (Yes, it is 2012 R2) and while installing the SCEP client (System Center Endpoint Protection client installation files are picked from current branch 2010), it failed with the following error code. Setup - Cannot complete the System Center Endpoint Protection installation. An error has prevented the System…