Deploying Windows 10 TH2 (1511) using SCCM 2012

Benoit LecoursSCCM, WINDOWS 103 Comments

[Added 12/21/2015] – For complete Windows 10 support, upgrade to SCCM 1511 or perform a complete SCCM 1511 installation The latest build of Windows 10 is available since this week. Windows 10 TH2 or Windows 10 1511 build is the first important release of Windows 10 since it’s launch in July. If you are managing Windows 10 with SCCM 2012 in your organisation you may wish to deploy this latest build using SCCM 2012. The bad news is that you can’t achieve that with SCCM 2012. You will need to wait for the next version of SCCM to deploy this update to your Windows 10 computers. The good news is that the wait is almost over, the next version SCCM should be shipped before the end of the year. The product group official statement is : ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 or SP2 and lower versions do not support Windows 10 servicing via Software Update Management … Read More

8 Ways to Monitor Distribution Points in SCCM

Nicolas PilonSCCM12 Comments

Distribution Points are an important part of the infrastructure of SCCM especially if you rely on an inefficient network. Clients must able to reach them to install applications, packages, software updates, and operating systems. SCCM distribution point monitoring is an important part of your infrastructure health. If you plan to install new distribution points in your organization, refer to our distribution point installation guide in Configuration Manager 2012. Once the installation is completed the work does not stop there, you must be sure to manage and monitor them. Monitoring distribution points daily is required to maintain high service availability. In this post, we will explain the best ways to monitor distribution points such as: Console – Administration Console – Monitoring Site Status Console – Monitoring Component Status Console – Monitoring Configuration Console – Monitoring Reports Logs – Site System Server Toolkit – DP Job Manager System Center Dudes | System … Read More