Configuration Manager – DCM Import Error

While importing a Configuration Manager Configuration Baseline within our lab infrastructure  that I had previously exported from our production environment I received the following error: “The following files could not be imported because they contain incorrect or missing configuration data: …..CAB – The cab file references missing content or contains a circular reference” This configuration baseline contains several configuration items, but sadly the error message doesn’t provide a clear message about which item causes a Read More …

How to convert registry files (.reg) into XML for Group Policy Preferences import

Creating registry settings manually within the Group Policy Preferences editor can become a cumbersome task, especially when you need to create many of them. Although the Group Policy Management console allows you to import registry keys stored within an XML formatted file, unfortunately out of the box Microsoft doesn’t provide any tooling to export and convert registry settings into xml. A couple of days ago I found an online “FREE” Registry to Group Policy Preferences Read More …