In this post, we will review the process for pre-deploying an Application to a users device before they ever log into that device. In order to accomplish this, we need to utilize User Device Affinity (UDA), and User based Application deployments. There are 3 primary methods for associating a user to a device in Config Mgr. These … Continue reading Pre-Deploy Applications to a Users Device with User Device Affinity in Configuration Manager Current Branch
In this post, we get a fantastic, deep dive breakdown of the Package and Program process inside of Configuration Manager 2012. This is one of the most detailed articles I have read to date. "I will describe the process from the time the Configmgr admin creates the package in the console up until the time when … Continue reading Configuration Manger Package and Program Deep Dive
This diagram will give a breakdown of what happens from boot up, to the initialization of the MDT task sequence in WinPE. I will provide the process for an MDT Task Sequence in a future post.
In this post I am going to talk about (and show you) how to create and apply a basic Windows 10 provisioning package that has been created with the Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer. The WICD tool is a part of the Windows 10 ADK and can be downloaded here. After installing and launching the … Continue reading Creating and Applying a Windows 10 Provisioning Package
With the release of Windows 10, we also seen the introduction of the Windows Image and Configuration Designer. The WICD tool is the utility that allows us to create and modify provisioning packages or a provisioned Image build. The goal of this post is to do a high level overview of the deployment methods for … Continue reading Applying Windows 10 Provisioning Packages
The purpose of this post is to give a high level overview of the deployment methodologies now available to use in Windows 10. There are 3 methods available to use now for Windows 10 deployment, and those methods are: Wipe-and-Load In-Place Upgrade Provisioning Wipe-and-Load Like previous versions of Windows, we can still use the good old … Continue reading What’s New in Windows 10 Deployment?
In this short video, I review how to apply Windows Updates to you Images from within the Configuration Manager console in just a few short clicks.
In this video, I show you how to download the Office 365 Pro Plus installation files, and then how to configure and deploy those files using Configuration Manager 2012.
In this video, I show example of integrating MDT with Configuration Manager and utilizing the User Driven Installation Wizard for Operating System Deployment task sequences. This wizard allows end users or technicians to make configuration decisions about their deployment prior to the image task initiating.
The goal of this blog will be to share information I have gathered through out my time as a IT Consultant focusing on System Center and Microsoft Cloud products like Azure and Intune as well as many other technologies.