If you already have created a lot of applications with many deployment types and forgot to check them to allow fallback it can be very time consuming to do this manually! Luckily we have PowerShell to help us with that.
In the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager version there is a new potentially very useful function –> Resultant Client Settings.
That will give you an overview of the effective client settings. When would this be useful?
For test purposes I like to create a boot media instead of using PXE. Not only because it’s faster, but PXE might be in use with another installation of ConfigMgr/MDT. In production I like to use PXE due to the management part. The ‘Create Task Sequence Media’ wizard in ConfigMgr does this for you, but MDT does not. Well [...]
The Office team has changed the way we install Office 365. We have all been using the customization tool to create our .msp file for the .msi installations. That is no longer the case. Now we’re supposed to use the Deployment Tool with .xml files and Group Policy. Therefor I thought I would walk you [...]
There are several other blogs out there explaining how to do this in MDT 2010. They work fine since there is not that big a difference in MDT 2012!
Since I am a Configuration Manager guy, I like to use the ConfigMgr Task Sequence rather than the MDT. So I thought I could show how to [...]
When deploying your OS with ConfigMgr you may (I hope you do ) enable BitLocker and saves the recovery information in Active Directory.
This script retrieves the recovery key for a single computer.
To use custom ports you need to create a new website named SMSWEB and assign which port use.
Then go to Administration workspace and select site properties.
Go to the tab labeled ports. In the lower left corner check the checkbox [Use custom web site]
It will warn you that the custom [...]