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…
Configuration Manager Technical preview 2006 – Allow Intranet clients to scan against CMG Software update point

Microsoft has released Configuration Manager Technical Preview version 2006 with a lot of cloud features. For more information about the features of this preview release, please refer https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/get-started/2020/technical-preview-2006 This Technical preview version is not a baseline version and can be installed only from the in-console update. If you are building a new site, please install…
Failed to install Configmgr Client- The client version does not match the MP version The client will not be installed

I was recently troubleshooting the sccm client installation issue on a server that was configured as a distribution point. Installation of client The client installation setup and process is very simple and straight forward unless you hit issues like this. When I started looking at the client installation log( ccmsetup.log), I saw the below information…
Configuration Manager Technical preview 2005 is released- bunch of cloud integration features

Microsoft released Technical preview 2005 for May 2020. This preview release contain lots of tenant attached features along with some cloud management gateway as well. This preview version is available only via in-console update. If you want to build a new lab, you need to download the baseline version of tech preview 2002 and then…
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…