Month: December 2018

Identifying and Installing SCCM Client Software Updates Remotely with PowerShell and trigger a VMware Snapshot before Remediation – Part 1 of 3

Try saying that title again without taking a breath, phew. We have been playing with ADRs (Automatic Deployment Rules) for a while now. The teams are slowly coming around to the idea that we are now delivering server updates in a more controlled fashion than WSUS could ever provide with useful reports icing the top …

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Identifying and Updating SCCM Collection Evaluations with PowerShell

I’ve seen this subject discussed and explained very well in other blogs. The following post is my approach and understanding on managing Collection Evaluations using a bit of PowerShell (ok so there is some SQL stuff in here too).  Collection Evaluations A Collection Evaluation occurs on a defined schedule, event trigger or user initiation and …

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SCCM Software Compliance Report Filtered by Update Classification and Update Age

This SSRS Report has been sitting in the side lines for a while now. After spending a bit more time on it over the weekend I feel it is now at a point where it is serving me rather than the other way around. Our teams wanted to know how many updates were outstanding for …

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Windows 10 1809 – Basic WIM Optimization and Offline Servicing with SCCM

My good friend Leon over at http://leonashtonleatherland.blogspot.com/ posed a topic over chat re: Offline Servicing a WIM with SCCM. Not having looked at this before, I thought I would take the time to consider it for the new Windows 10 1809 WIM used in our OSD Task Sequences.  This post covered the basics for modifying …

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