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Update 1608 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1608 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features include: ‘New Software’ indicators in Software Center: The Software Center Applications, Updates, and Operating...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Current Branch Version Support Policy Documented

We have added new content to TechNet that outlines our support model for our current branch releases. We understand the importance of having a documented lifecycle policy. This new content should help to answer your support questions as well outline what to expect moving forward. The Microsoft support lifecycle page has also been updated to reference...

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Update your ConfigMgr 1606 SUP servers to deploy the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Author: Bruno Yoshioka, Software Engineer, System Center Configuration Manager Engineering The Windows Team has released update KB3159706 that enables the provisioning of decryption keys in WSUS for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2. This update is necessary for WSUS to be able to natively decrypt the encrypted Windows 10 Anniversary Update packages, and any subsequent...

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Update 1607 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1607 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. We’re looking forward to hearing what you have to say about this month’s new preview features, which includes: Customizable...

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Now Available: Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager

Once again, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve released a new version of our System Center Configuration Manager current branch (1606) that includes some great new features and product enhancements. Looking back at the last 7 months, we’re encouraged by the positive response and momentum we’ve seen with our new current branch model; we now...

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Troubleshooting Device Enrollment with the Hybrid Diagnostic tool

Author: Raghu Kethineni, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility We are excited to announce the release of the System Center Configuration Manager Hybrid Diagnostic tool. If a technical issue is preventing one of your users from enrolling a device, run the Hybrid Diagnostic tool as your first step in troubleshooting. The Hybrid Diagnostic tool’s...

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The Fastest Customer Upgrade to ConfigMgr EVER!

Right now history is in the making! We are currently amidst the fastest customer upgrade cycle ever seen in the history of ConfigMgr’s enormous install base!  In just a little over 6 months, 15,000 organizations managing 27 million devices have upgraded to System Center ConfigMgr version 1511 or later.  In the 13 years I’ve led...

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FAQ: System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch)

In December 2015, we made some major changes to System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) when we introduced our current branch model. This new model transformed the way we deliver ConfigMgr, moving from longer release cycles to regular updates designed to support the faster pace of updates for Windows 10 and Microsoft Intune. We’re flattered by...

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Live Q&A with ConfigMgr

When: June 29, 2016, 1:00 – 5:00 PM PST Where: www.reddit.com/r/sccm Did you know the Configuration Manager team boasts one of the most active and dedicated user communities within Microsoft? Our community consistently inspires us to deliver the best PC management experience available. We’re always looking for new ways to interact with you, which is...

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Update 1606 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1606 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. New and improved features in this update include: ConfigMgr as a managed installer for easier application whitelisting on Windows10: You can now configure clients so that ConfigMgr-deployed software is automatically trusted, but software from other sources is not. Read more in this blog...

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