In this post I will walk you through how to install Windows updates and report on patch compliance using Windows PowerShell. We will be using: kbupdate - a community Windows PowerShell module written by Chrissie LeMaire (SQL & PS MVP, GitHub Star, creator of...
Mastering ConfigMgr Client Actions
In this blog post, we’ll take a deep dive into the various SCCM client actions, including when to use them, what they do, and which log files you need to pay attention to. Whether you’re a seasoned SCCM administrator or just getting started, this guide will provide you with the essential knowledge you need to manage your SCCM clients effectively.
How to Use Dynamic Azure AD Groups and Filters to Improve Targeting
Creating Dynamic Groups in Azure AD is a helpful way to automatically add and remove members to a group. However, when using those groups for assignments, there can be performance and latency issues depending on the size of your environment. Also, let’s say we wanted...
How to update Offline Configuration Manager Environments – Faster
If you've ever had a Patch My PC demo call or watched a Patch My PC video you've probably seen the Patch My PC demo environment. What you might not know about that demo environment is that there are EIGHTEEN of them, all in Offline Servicing Mode. If you are lucky,...
Writing a Better Network Tester
There are few things more frustrating in IT than troubleshooting weird network problems. Especially when those weird network problems, impact browsing to normal everyday websites where our other tools live. It's a pain point we can all identify with. Inevitably, when...
MEM Patching Optimizer (Project-Clippy)
MEM Patching Optimizer is a free tool from Patch My PC that helps analyze your WSUS & ConfigMgr environment for known issues and provides recommended best practices.
Win32app Retry Interval – Demystified
Testing installation failure of win32apps, the IntuneManagementExtension.log file and it’s retry schedule on the same device but based on configuration.
Getting started with Microsoft Graph and Win32apps
Have you have been using Intune for a while now, getting to grips with the cool features and “nuances”, and are now ready to dive a little bit deeper? Opening the Microsoft Endpoint Management Console is fine but sometimes its nice to do a quick Graph query to pull...