Microsoft Intune support tip: Don’t confuse EAP-TLS with EAP-TTLS

~ Frank Novak | Support Escalation Engineer In a unified management scenario where Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is integrated with Microsoft Intune, it may be a little confusing as to how to configure Wi-Fi profiles for EAP-TLS connections in the admin console. When creating the Wi-Fi profile, it’s easy to confuse EAP-TLS with…


Quick Tip: Windows Defender clients on Windows 10 fail to get software updates from Configuration Manager

~ Ranajoy Dutta | Senior Support Engineer Hi everyone, Ranajoy Dutta here. I’m a Senior Support Engineer on Microsoft’s Configuration Manager team and thought I’d share a quick tip about an issue you might run into with Windows Defender on Windows 10. The problem usually is first noticed by the fact that the Windows Defender…


ConfigMgr 2012 support tip: Migrating an application to a new hierarchy creates new Content ID

~ John Philpott Hi everyone, John Philpott here with a quick tip for you on an issue where applications may get a new content ID after migrating to a new System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) environment. The Scenario You are migrating your current System Center 2012 Configuration Manager infrastructure to…


Reusing the same NIC for multiple PXE initiated deployments in System Center Configuration Manager OSD

UPDATE! The solution in the below blog post is now a native feature in ConfigMgr starting in ConfigMgr Current Branch 1610. Please see the below link for further information: Manage duplicate hardware identifiers https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/clients/manage/manage-clients#manage-duplicate-hardware-identifiers Consider the following scenario. You are using a single USB to Ethernet Adapter to image multiple devices via a ConfigMgr OSD Task Sequence. The…


Support Tip: ConfigMgr 2012 client fails to register cross-forest when installed using the command line

~ Buz Brodin | Senior Support Escalation Engineer Hi everyone Buz Brodin here with a Configuration Manager client install tip for you. If you install your Configuration Manager clients via the command line, you may encounter a problem where the clients fail to register in a cross-forest domain after the install is complete. If you…


Tips for troubleshooting application deployment problems in ConfigMgr 2012 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2

[Note: Most of this content also applies to Configuration Manager Current Branch] When we take a look at the typical problems with application deployment, they tend to fall into one of two categories: Application download failures and problems where application deployment compliance gets stuck at 0%. If you happen to run into either of these issues,…


A few notes on the recent fix for the Configuration Manager update scan failure issue

~ Larry Mosley | Senior Escalation Engineer Hi everyone, in case you weren’t already aware, a fix has been released to address the issue with ConfigMgr 2012 update scan failures causing incorrect compliance status. The hotfix for this issue has been released under KB 3050265 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3050265 ) but there is some additional information I would…