TechEd Australia 2013 – PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Content

Update: here is the video of my session (link below for full resolution video) https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Australia/2013/WCL416  Hello ConfigMgrDogs community. I’ve just completed my TechEd 2013 presentation – PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1. For those who weren’t attending the event, I’ve provided all scripts and cmdlets from the session. In the coming weeks there will also be… Read more

Creating Lab Computer Objects

So I’m getting my preparation done for TechEd 2013 on the Gold Coast and needed to fill my ConfigMgr hierarchy with some dummy computer objects. My session being PowerShell for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, of course I went straight to PowerShell to do the work for me.  I’m not looking for anything too special; 1000 laptops,… Read more

Moving your package source after migration

UPDATE: I’ve posted my Package and Application scripts (http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrdogs/archive/2013/05/09/package-amp-application-source-modification-scripts.aspx)   If you haven’t checked out the Package Conversion Manager for ConfigMgr 2012 RTM/SP1 yet, you’re missing out. http://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=34605 The PCM is provided by Microsoft to help you convert those migrated ConfigMgr 2007 Packages, into the newer (and better) ConfigMgr 2012 App Model Applications. While PCM… Read more

Version and Build numbers for ConfigMgr 2012 RTM and SP1

If you need to distinguish whether or not a site has been upgraded to ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, here is the process and version numbers.   1. Open the ConfigMgr console 2. Browse to Administration > Site Configuration > Sites 3. Right-click on the site you need information for, and select Properties 4. You’ll find the… Read more

ConfigMgr 2012 SP1: Deploy iOS and Android Apps!

With all of the excitement surrounding the Beta 1 release of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, there’s been a fairly big feature that’s been rarely spoken about… Deploying iOS/Android apps to ‘un-managed’ devices! This post wont be a deep dive into creating and deploying iOS/Android apps, it will just take you through the high-level announcements and give… Read more

ConfigMgr 2012: Upcoming Enhancements in SP1

The Product Group have recently announced the Beta of ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 at TechNet 2012 North America. You can view the announcement at https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2012/MGT309  Enhancements include: Platform Support: Windows 8 Windows 8 tablet (Intel SoC) support Mac OS X Linux and Unix Operating System Deployment: Windows To Go support Application Delivery: Win 8 apps Deep… Read more