Deploy SCCM Wifi Profiles with Password to Windows 10 Devices

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Introduced since SCCM 2012 R2, SCCM Wifi profiles are used to send Wifi configuration to clients. It can be useful if your company is not using certificates or any automated authentication methods. Smaller organisation that uses a simple WPA2 setup can use SCCM Wifi profiles to send Wifi SSID and password so that the computers connects automatically to that network. You can also use Wifi profile to manage mobile devices with Intune but we won’t cover this scenario in this post. The major drawback of the SCCM Wifi Profile is that it’s impossible to enter the Wifi password using the console UI. We will show … Read More

SCCM Service Connection Point Installation

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In this part of SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we will describe how to perform an SCCM Service Connection Point Installation. The Service Connection Point is a new site system role that serves several important functions for the SCCM hierarchy. It might affect how you configure this site system role: Manage mobile devices with Microsoft Intune– This role replaces the Windows Intune connector used by previous versions of SCCM, and can be configured with your Intune subscription details Manage mobile devices with on-premises MDM– This role provides support for on-premises devices you manage that do not connect to the Internet … Read More

How to configure SCCM Usage Data Settings

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One of the new features in SCCM 1511 that you may have notice during your SCCM 1511 upgrade or new installation is Usage Data. Usage Data is a new component that Microsoft use to collect information about your SCCM environment. This data provides Microsoft nearly immediate feedback on how the product is working (or not working), and is used to adjust future updates. They can see configuration data that helps engineer and test the configurations that are in production. This is a hierarchy wide option. Don’t panic ! Microsoft makes it clear that they don’t collect site codes or sites names, IP addresses, user or computer … Read More

List and explanation of SCCM 1511 New features

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The wait is finally over. The next version of SCCM is out. You may heard the name SCCM Vnext or SCCM 2016 but the final name is simply SCCM. This is due to the fact that SCCM is now part of the new SaaS platform which means that its update cycle will be much quicker than before. Each new version will be named as SCCM YYMM (Year Month). The first release is 1511 (for November 2015). SCCM 1511 brings a whole new set of features. Don’t get surprised, the jump isn’t as big as 2003 to 2007 or 2007 to 2012. … Read More

Managing Windows 10 with SCCM 2012

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Since Windows 10 is out, there’s been a ton of information coming out from the SCCM product group. Many people gets confused at what’s needed for managing Windows 10 with SCCM 2012. The goal of this post is to centralize all those information so you can reach out when your organisation will be ready for managing Windows 10 with SCCM 2012. [Updated 12/21/2015] – For complete Windows 10 support, upgrade to SCCM 1511 or perform a complete SCCM 1511 installation Requirement for Managing Windows 10 with SCCM 2012 Before you can manage and deploy Windows 10 in your organisation, you need to update your SCCM infrastructure. Your site … Read More