How to Monitor Spectre / Meltdown Workstation Vulnerability using SCCM

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This new year brings a new challenge for us SCCM administrator. The Speculation Control vulnerability (aka Spectre and Meltdown) affects many modern processors and operating systems and is considered critical to patch. The first challenge is to monitor who is vulnerable in your organization. The second one is to understand this beast and to remediates it. The important thing to know here is that a machine needs more than only a Windows OS patch to be compliant. There’s also a hardware level firmware updates to apply. This blog post will focus on the monitoring part to be able to show your management … Read More

SCCM Software Update Dashboard Overview

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Starting in SCCM 1610, you can use the new Software Updates Dashboard to view the compliance status of devices in your organization and analyze devices that are at risk. This is the third dashboard since the Current Branch release which is a great effort from the product group to give better visibility on the data gathered by your Configuration Manager clients. We already made an overview of the Windows 10 Servicing dashboard and the Office 365 Management dashboard will also be a topic in a future post. SCCM Software Updates Dashboard Overview To open the dashboard : Open the SCCM console Go … Read More

Understanding Devices Ownership and Wipe option in SCCM 2012

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Download and own all parts of the blog series in a single PDF file. Use our products page or use the download button below. This blog post won’t be updated, only the document will be.   In Part 1 of this series, we prepared the Intune environment for mobile device management. We also make sure we got the Intune subscription account. In Part 2, we configured Active Directory and create users in Intune. In Part 3, we prepared our Configuration Manager server in order to link it to Intune using the SCCM connector. In Part 4, we enrolled an Apple iOS devices in SCCM. … Read More

Compliance Settings for Mobile Devices in SCCM

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Download and own all parts of the blog series in a single PDF file. Use our products page or use the download button below. This blog post won’t be updated, only the document will be.   In Part 1 of this series, we prepared the Intune environment for mobile device management. We also make sure we got the Intune subscription account. In Part 2, we configured Active Directory and create users in Intune. In Part 3, we prepared our Configuration Manager server in order to link it to Intune using the SCCM connector. In Part 4, we enrolled an Apple iOS devices in SCCM. … Read More