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…
What is new in Configuration Manager 2010 reporting

Microsoft has released update 2010 for Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager , the last build for this year with some great and enhanced features, for a complete list, please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-2010 This build version is currently available for you to install via opt-in method (fast-ring). You can download the script from and run it on…
Update rollup available to resolve Client issue downloading ccmsetup content from cloud DP (CMG)–KB4575790

Microsoft has released another update rollup (KB4575790) to fix client setup content download issue from CMG distribution point. The following listed issues and the rollup update is available in updates and servicing node only if you have installed the recently released update rollup KB 4578605 for Configuration Manager 2006 build. If you have not installed…
Using PowerShell script to extract the status messages for SMS provider, Site and client in Configuration Manager

Over the last couple of years, I have been using this method to extract the status messages for various components in Configuration Manager such as SMS provider, Site server and client. These status messages critical and useful when it comes to troubleshooting the components, clients etc. Status messages are similar to Windows NT Events and…