SCCM client = None after deploying an operating system

In an environment where you use certificates this can happen. CLientIDManagerStartup.log will mention Regtask: Failed to refresh MP. Error: 0x80004005 […]

Setting the Client Status Settings for Client Activity based on AD logon

SCCM will mark a computer inactive if none of the activity checks happen Client policy request Heartbeat discovery Hardware Inventory […]

Monitoring your fleets event logs - Part 2

  Install Splunk - It's free!¬†https://www.splunk.com/en_us/download/splunk-enterprise.html Modify Program Files\Splunk\etc\system\local\inputs.conf Add the lines [WinEventLog] evt_resolve_ad_obj = 1   Then we need […]

Monitoring your fleets event logs - Part 1

Windows has an amazing¬†feature that let's you collect logs from remote computers, it's called Windows Event forwarding and is pretty […]

SCCM Component Manager

  SCCM Component manager is a quick way to start/stop/pause SCCM components that you would normally control using the Service […]

The certificate you specified is already in use. Are you sure you want to use this certificate?

The whole point of this message is to say Warning: if you block this certificate tomorrow, you are going to […]

Managing Automatic Deployment rules when you don't live in the USA

Update: Starting with SCCM 1802 Automatic deployment rules can be scheduled to evaluate offset from a base day. Meaning, if […]

Disabling Windows File Explorer banner advertising

Microsoft has soo much advertising power with Windows 10, they can now put banners up in Windows Explorer via updates. […]

Creating Alerts for High-Risk Deployments

When you want to deploy Operating Systems zero-touch it can be scary the thought of all systems being added to […]

Stopping the 'Download language typing features' Action Centre Alert

We have deployed quite a few keyboards / Language Features however if you are missing any related features for a […]