System Center Configuration Manager

SCCM – The new System Center Configuration Manager – 2207 – is now available

The new version – 2207 – of System Center Configuration Manager (aka SSCM, aka Endpoint Configuration Manager) is now available. As always, this is an in-console update. This becoming available slowly but if you want to get it now you can always use the script available here https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2099733 No new features or capabilities, instead improvement …

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Intune – You can now have the status for software update for co-managed devices

If you use SCCM and Intune, you probably are in co-managed state for your devices – also called tenant attached devices. In this configuration, you are also probably aware that you can get details from the SCCM client of the device (see https://t.co/mp0I0MntlM). Well, a new capability has been added for these details: Software updates …

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SCCM – You can now retire application with dependency

If you have been working with SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager, aka Endpoint Configuration Manager) you may already know that you were not able to retire an application if it had dependency. Well, good news, with SCCM Current Branch version 2203 now you can retire an application even if it has dependency. When you will …

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Intune – You can now re-enable co-management capabilities after Autopilot

By know you may be aware of the Autopilot capability with Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager and Windows 10/11 devices to quickly onboard new devices (or refreshed ones). Well, while this works quite well, there was a gap for customers still using SCCM and having their devices in co-management mode. After an Autopilot was triggered (either when …

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SCCM – Unable to delete Azure AD applications configured in SCCM

As you know, System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch (SCCM also known now as Endpoint Configuration Manager Current Branch) you can attach (tenant/cloud attach) your SCCM environment to Azure AD/Intune for implementing co-management and/or cloud services such as Desktop Analytics. Well since  this feature has been introduce quite some time ago, the Azure Services you …

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SCCM – The new version – 2111 – of SCCM helps you to prepare to upgrade to Windows 11

With the release of the new version of SCCM (2111), you can now use an updated task sequence to validate the requirements for Windows 11 (TPM 2.0) as well as a new servicing dashboard which includes Windows 11 devices. The updated task sequence now has the option to check for the TPM 2.0 chipset which …

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SCCM – You can now ensure applications are uninstalled when users fall out of scope of deployment

As you may already know, the previous version of SCCM (2107) introduced the ability to automatically uninstall application when a device fall out of the scope of deployment. Well, with the release of the new version (2111), you can now also do the same for users

SCCM – The new SCCM Current Branch version 2111 is available

If you use SCCM (also known as Endpoint Configuration Manager), the new version 2111 is now available. As always the deployment will be made gradually but if you want to already install it right away you can use the usual PowerShell script available here https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2099733 As part of this new release, please keep in mind …

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Intune – Desktop analytics is being retired on November 2022

For those working in hybrid environment with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Intune, you may already know Desktop Analytics, the cloud service providing insights from your devices fleet to help you plan Windows feature upgrade. Well, Desktop Analytics is planned for being retired on November 30, 2022. Replacement of Desktop Analytics is the new …

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SCCM – You can now convert your CGM to a scale set

As you know, Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) has been  feature available in SCCM for quite some time, allowing devices to connect back to SCCM while remotely connected (this was known in past version of SCCM as Internet Mode). As you also know, you can deploy CMG using 2 different mode: ‘classic’ cloud service and (more …

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