Category Archives: SCCM Current Branch

Confirm Service Account Credentials The Easy Way with PowerShell (e.g. SCCM Network Access Account)

Sometimes you will have an AD Service Account configured and you might not be sure what the password is – a good example of this that sometimes catches me out is the SCCM Network Access Account. To safely test the … Continue reading

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Add CMTrace.exe to Computers Being Deployed via Task Sequence

To make sure you have CMTrace.exe available for use on machines that are deployed via SCCM Task Sequences you can add a “Run Command Line” task immediately after the “Apply Operating System Image” that copies the executable from the boot … Continue reading

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MBAM Client Deployment PowerShell Error 0x803d0006 – SCCM OSD in Disconnected/Offline Environments

Whilst deploying MBAM as part of a Windows 10 OSD Task Sequence in SCCM CB the “MbamClientDeployment.ps1” task was failing I was getting the error message shown below in the client “smsts.log” file: I logged into one of the failed … Continue reading

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SCCM Windows 10 Upgrade Task Sequence: BitLocker PIN Protector Issues on Laptops

I’ve recently been looking at using SCCM Windows Upgrade Task Sequences to migrate from Windows 10 1511 to Windows 10 1607 for a customer. On desktop devices this process ran through as expected and didn’t cause any real problems (i.e. … Continue reading

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Increase the Speed of PXE Boot/TFTP When Using SCCM Distribution Point

If you’re looking to improve the performance (quite significantly in my experience) of Trivial File Transfer Protocol/TFTP (in other words to improve the download speed of your SCCM boot images to your clients from the DP) you can add some … Continue reading

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How To Deploy & Run PowerShell Scripts via SCCM CB

A customer recently had a requirement to deploy a PowerShell script to configure a setting for App-V 5.0. Normally I’d do this with a Batch file called “Configure.cmd” containing the code displayed below. This works for the majority of tasks: … Continue reading

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