Configuration Manager Application Approval Engine

Quite some time ago I demonstrated a solution for automating the notification and approval process for System Center Configuration Manager Application requests. I’ve received numerous requests since that time to make the program demonstrated in the demo available for public consumption. Today I will be making the application, the source code, and documentation available for…


Configuration Manager Application Approval Engine – Demonstration Videos

Short Introduction Videos: I will be adding videos to this section as they are created. Simple Functionality – demonstration of CMAAE in action. [View:–3rw:0:0] Configuration: – Simple configuration. [View:] Delegation (This is Important) – demonstration of delegation configuration. [View:] Detection and Notification Runbook – Configuration of the included detection and notification sample Runbook. [View:]


Configuration Manager Application Approval Engine – Detailed Documentation

 Index: Introduction:Configuration Manager Application Approval Engine Overview:CMAAE Portal Installation and Core Configuration:Delegation:Detection and Notification Overview:Sample Detection and Notification Runbook:Sample Detection and Notification PowerShell Script:Post Approval Automaton Overview:Sample Post Approval Automation Runbook:Sample Post Approval Automation PowerShell Script: Disclaimer: The Configuration Manager Application Approval Engine is designed as a sample solution and is not intended for ‘out…


System Center 2012 Configuration Application Request / Approval – Deep Dive and Automation

Introduction – Approaching my ten-year of systems management using SMS / Configuration Manager I can reflect back on many scripts, applications, and in some circumstances full systems I’ve implemented in order to facilitate a ‘self-service / approval friendly’ software delivery mechanism. SMS/Configuration Manager has always worked great as the delivery mechanism, however has historically lacked…