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28
Mar

Troubleshooting Slow Collection Evaluation in SCCM 2012, Part 3 (AKA When Collections Loiter)

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Collections are a critical part of SCCM 2012. They factor into almost everything from deployments to client settings, to… everything! It just so happens that collections are a unique breed of things that are easy to understand but difficult to master. In part 1 of this series, we discussed 3 issues you may see that […]

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17
Mar

AdminCount? Protected groups? SDPROP? ADConnect permmision issues?

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Not related, right? Wrong! I was working with a client to set up ADConnect and enable Exchange hybrid writeback environment.  A couple of days after the initial  sync, started running into permissions issues. A little background information: when you don’t use express setting during the ADConnect install you will need to use DSACLS to set up the correct security […]

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10
Mar

Remove KB3139929 From SCCM Software Update Groups

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NOTE: This is in response to a client complaint as well as the article referenced in the body of this post. I have not seen this with my own eyes. However, this script can be used for any KB Article you wish to remove from a Software Update Group, so I figured I’d post regardless! […]

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09
Mar

Hyper-V: Delete Checkpoint Catastrophic Failure

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Hyper-V: Delete Checkpoint Catastrophic Failure Hi there, Do you have a VM with checkpoints or a checkpoint subtree that you want to delete but receive the following error? I have seen the Windows Backup tool create a new checkpoint upon every backup resulting in dozens of checkpoint in a long and nasty tree that simply […]

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02
Mar

Intune – The Joy of Migrating Your Subscription

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Here is a quick bit of advice: take your time when moving your CM-integrated Intune subscription to another CM site. With that said, there are very viable situations as to why you may want to migrate from a CM 2012 R2 site to another CM site. For example, I was tasked with upgrading the OS of […]

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