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: Read More …

SCCM 2012 SP1 Client Settings only configurable within the Default Client Settings

While preparing and documenting the System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 Client settings for our clients and servers I noticed that there are a few settings that cannot be configured within custom client settings meaning they can only be configured Read More …

PowerShell: Script to Retrieve SCCM 2012 Client Settings

4/3/2017 – Update:  here’s a better version: https://www.verboon.info/2017/03/configmgr-client-policy-settings-get-cmclientpolicysettings/   To make documenting the configured SCCM Client configuration settings a bit easier I wrote a small script that retrieves all the configured settings for the Default and custom  configuration settings. To Read More …

Integrating DaRT 8.0 SP1 Remote Connection into the SCCM 2012 OSD Process

While preparing for an SCCM 2012 upgrade, I thought it might be a good idea to consider implementing some of the best practices that are around such as integrating the DaRT Remote Connection tool into the OSD deployment process. I’m Read More …

How to automate SCCM 2012 Task Sequence Media Creation

Just recently I went through the CM12 Console Task Sequence media creation wizard several times a day, so at some point I thought, this is a good candidate for automation. If you have CU1 for SCCM 2012 SP1 already installed, Read More …

How to install System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection on a standalone client

Suppose you have a need to deploy System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection to a number of clients that later run in standalone mode, meaning that they are not joined to a domain, can’t be managed by SCCM and operate in Read More …

How to create a custom antimalware policy in SCCM 2012 for your App-V sequencing clients

Today I wanted to start sequencing an application for App-V within my lab environment where I have deployed SCCM 2012 SP1 including Endpoint Protection. As I went through the Sequencing Wizard I got the well-known warning that I have Antivirus Read More …

How to generate random computer names for lab deployments using SCCM OSD

For my lab environment I use the below described approach to generate random computernames for my clients. The script does the following: Read the Task Sequence Package Name Based on the name set the appropriate prefix Generate a random number Read More …