Using a Shared WSUS Database for Multiple SUPs in SCCM

Overview In this video guide, we will be covering how to use a shared WSUS database for multiple software update points in SCCM. Using a shared WSUS Database is generally considered a best practice in well-connected scenarios since this offloads the vast majority of network impact if a client were to switch SUPs in SCCM….


Migrating a WSUS Database from WID to SQL

Overviewin In this video guide, we will be covering how to migrate WSUS Database (SUSDB) from Windows Internal Database instance to SQL Server stance. Topics in Video Overview of WID limitation and why you want to move to SQL – https://youtu.be/Ms-5lzF9538?t=24 Review WSUS configuration and how to validate if you are using WID for the…


Enabling Site Server High Availability in SCCM

Overview In this video guide, we will be covering how to configure site server high availability in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch. We will cover the prerequisites to install a passive site server, how to perform the installation, and how to fail over to the passive server. Topics in Video Review Basic’s of…


Microsoft SCCM Backup and Recovery Guide

   Overview In this video guide, we will be covering how to perform a backup and restore of a Configuration Manager site. This guide will include using the default “Backup Site Server” site maintenance task as well as how you can use a native SQL Backup as another option. We will also cover how to…


How to Use USMT in SCCM – ScanState, LoadState, MigApp, MigUser, MigDocs

   Overview In this video guide, we will be covering how you can use the USMT tool within Microsoft SCCM. This will cover common options like scanstate.exe and loadstate.exe as well as the default XML files used for determining what data to backup and restore. Topics in Video Overview of USMT cover scanstate.exe, loadstate.exe, MigApps.xml,…


How to Set Up Co-Management in Microsoft SCCM

Video Guide Overview In this video guide, we will be covering how to setup Co-management in Microsoft SCCM. Co-management will allow you to use the full Configuration Manager client as well as the Microsoft Intune MDM. Topics in Video Overview of Co-management in SCCM and Microsoft Intune – https://youtu.be/rTapalSHv6U?t=21 The first scenario overview, using Azure…


Deep Dive Into the Content Library, Content Location Request, DPs, IIS in Microsoft SCCM

Video Guide Overview In this video guide, we will be covering the way content is stored in distributed in Microsoft Configuration Manager. This video will go deep into how the content library on the site server works, the way content is distributed to remote DPs, how clients submit content location request, IIS, content troubleshooting and…


Understanding Role-Based Administration in Microsoft SCCM

Video Guide   Overview In this video guide, we will review how to set up role-based administration System Center Configuration Manager. This guide will cover all the essential components required for RBA including security roles, security scopes, and collections. We will cover how to use RBA to split workstation and server admins as well as…


Application Deployment Client Side Deep Dive in Microsoft SCCM

Overview In this video guide, we will be covering how you can deploy software updates in Microsoft SCCM. This covers important aspects of deploying updates such as collection structure, maintenance windows, automatic deployment rules (ADRs), deadlines, and much more. This will be a great follow up from my last blog Deep Dive in Microsoft SCCM…


PKI Code-Signing Certificate for Third-Party Updates in Microsoft SCCM/SCUP

Overview This guide is also available on my personal blog: https://setupconfigmgr.com/pki-code-signing-certificate-for-third-party-updates-in-microsoft-sccm-scup In this video guide, we will cover how you can use a code-signing certificate from an Active Directly Certificate Services infrastructure or using a public certificate authority such as DigiCert for signing third-party software updates in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Using a…