Copyprofile, IE11 crash on Windows 10

Hi everyone! Today I would like to talk about an issue I faced recently. I think many of our customers are still using the “CopyProfile” setting available in the answer file (unattend.xml) to copy the built-in administrator profile to the default profile. That way, when a new user is created on that machine, it will…

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SCCM 1602 available now!

Hi SCCM experts, As you might have seen, SCCM 1602 has been released on March 11th 2016. You will find the official announcement here: SCCM Official Blog Annoucement You will find details about what’s new in SCCM 1602 here: What’s new in SCCM 1602 To install the 1602, the prerequisite is to have SCCM 1511…


Windows Update for Business explained

* UPDATE * For more details, please visit the official Technet page about Windows Update for Business. Hi Windows lovers and IT pros! Today I want to make a quick jump of what a lot of us was waiting for: Windows Update for Business (WUfB). To be clear, WUfB is not a WSUS in the cloud….

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How to switch to Windows 10 ADK on ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1

This article explains how to replace the Windows 8.1 ADK by the newly release Windows 10 ADK on a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 server. Prerequisites: Having upgraded ConfigMgr 2012 R2 to SP1 (or SP2) Having download the Windows 10 ADK for the following site   Uninstalling Windows 8.1 ADK First thing you have to do…

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Intel® SCS Add-on 2.1 and SC2012 R2 ConfigMgr Integration (RCS Database mode) – Part 6

Intel AMT Deployment This part will cover the procedure to provision Intel AMT computers. As a prerequisite, we strongly recommend executing the following 3 tasks on each client computer. To obtain these modules, please contact vendor of client computers. Update BIOS Intel Management Engine Interface (Intel MEI) installation Local Manageability Service (LMS.exe) installation For more…


Intel® SCS Add-on 2.1 and SC2012 R2 ConfigMgr Integration (RCS Database mode) – Part 5

Intel SCS Add-on Installation This paragraph will cover Intel SCS Add-on installation procedure. For details about installing Intel SCS Add-on, please refer to Intel(R)_SCS_Addon_SCCM_2012.pdf document included in the Intel SCS Add-on for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager package. 1. From the Intel SCS Add-on package, run SCCMAddon.exe. 2. Click [Next] 3. Select [I accept the…


Intel® SCS Add-on 2.1 and SC2012 R2 ConfigMgr Integration (RCS Database mode) – Part 4

ConfigMgr 2012 R2 configuration This section covers the procedure to configure the Configuration Manager server in order to use Out of Band management. This procedure is covering steps 4 to 6 from the following TechNet link but also integrates the Intel SCS integration, which is not described on the TechNet. How to Provision and Configure…


Intel® SCS Add-on 2.1 and SC2012 R2 ConfigMgr Integration (RCS Database mode) – Part 3

Intel AMT Profile Creation For details about creating an Intel AMT profile, please refer to Intel(R)_SCS_Addon_SCCM_2012.pdf document included in the Intel SCS Add-on for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager package. 1. Run [Intel SCS Console] and click on [Profiles]. 2. Click on the “+” button. 3. Type as the following and click [OK].    [Profile…


Intel® SCS Add-on 2.1 and SC2012 R2 ConfigMgr Integration (RCS Database mode) – Part 2

RCS Server Installation As a prerequisite, download Intel SCS package and Intel SCS Add-on package from the following links. Copy these packages on the Configuration Manager server where Out of band management will be configured. Intel Setup and Configuration Software (Intel SCS) https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=20921&ProdId=3051&lang=eng Intel SCS Add-on 2.1 for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=24010 Prerequisites…

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Intel® SCS Add-on 2.1 and SC2012 R2 ConfigMgr Integration (RCS Database mode) – Part 1

Active Directory and Certificates preparation for OOB This part will cover Active Directory configuration and certificates requirements for OOB. AD Configuration Create an new OU in Active Directory for AMT computers objects. ※If there are many domain, please create an OU in each domain Create an Universal security group to manage provisioned AMT compute accounts….

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