Supporting both Legacy and UEFI mode in your SCCM environment

When you still have devices in your environment which are only supporting legacy PXE boots and you also want to support UEFI PXE boots with the same task sequence this blog-post is meant for you. I will also give you some additional options you can add to your...

Enabling .Net 3.5 on Windows 10 (Offline)

This post is more or less a note for myself and therefor I will not go into detail with this post. Next to this there are already many more posts about this subject if you would like to know more. Step 1. Copy the 'sxs' folder or at least the file:...

SCCM CB 1610 – Simply re-use USB-Ethernet adapters with Duplicate hardware identifiers

When you are frequently deploying devices without a build-in network device, like MS Surfaces, DELL XPS devices and tablets, you know the burden of using USB-Ethernet adapters. These devices have their own MAC-address and when used repeatedly, you constantly have to...

First thoughts on Technical Preview 1702 for System Center Configuration Manager

A new month, a new technical preview and new thoughts! It is probably needless to say but "Do NOT install technical previews in your production environments!!" Send feedback: Technical preview 1702 introduces a new option in SCCM to send feedback or do feature...

First thoughts on Technical Preview 1701 for System Center Configuration Manager

A few days ago Microsoft made technical preview 1701 for SCCM available for download. Here are my first thoughts on this technical preview (TP). Boundary groups improvements for software update points In CB 1610 Microsoft introduced  important changes to boundary...

Automatically reboot/restart SCCM Task Sequence as last step using “SMSTSPostAction”

In some cases it comes in handy to restart or shutdown your task sequence (TS) at the end of the TS. A downside of giving a shutdown or restart command at the end of a TS is that SCCM will not log the TS as finished until the last task is peformed succesfully. This is...

Enabling .Net 3.5 on Windows 10 (Offline)

This post is more or less a note for myself and therefor I will not go into detail with this post. Next to this there are already many more posts about this subject if you would like to know more. Step 1. Copy the 'sxs' folder or at least the file:...

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