Configuration Manager Version 1909

This latest preview version of Configuration Manager was released on 30th September. As expected version 1909 includes a number of new really useful features. Orchestration Groups – for better control of software updates deployment. Bitlocker Management improvements which adds support for integrated reports, a helpdesk portal for administration and monitoring, and a self-service portal for users. Extend an on-premise site to Microsoft Azure – which helps you to create Azure VMs for Config Manager. Additional CMPivot entities and enhancements to aid troubleshooting and hunting. Task sequence download on demand over…

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Clients Installed in Past 24 Hours

Need to know which devices installed the Config Manager client during the past 24 hours, or any other time period you’re interested in? Create a query using the following code to return computer name, agent time (UTC), domain and client. Limit the query to any collection you choose. I used All Windows 7 Client Systems which previously had the SCCM client installed as I’m preparing to upgrade them to Windows 10 using a Config Manager task sequence. Change the getdate()) <= 24 figure to the number of hours you need…

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SCCM Client Push Installation

When pushed from the console the install job is carried out by the regional primary server which creates a new CCR.  The activity can be tracked in the ccm.log where connection attempts can be seen and ccmsetup.exe file copied over.  If connection fails the ccr is copied into the ccrretry.box for further processing at hourly intervals for 7 days (no evidence this works). More on this at http://eskonr.com/2012/12/sccm-configmgr-2012-client-push-installation-tool-clientpushgenerator-exe/

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