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I received an inquiry from one of my mid-size (100-200 users) customers today. They’ve been planning on implementing a new online service which requires the latest Java version.
The clients have a large quantity of outdated versions of Java, which needed to be uninstalled before we deployed the newest version.
They are currently running Windows 7 and Windows 8, so somewhat modern operative systems.
We’ve been upgrading a customers environment… for one of their workstation configurations they didn’t want the computers to lock on idle, which is enforced by default.
Do you ever get that sinking feeling, when you’ve forgotten the root password to your test lab? Again?
I hate it too! So I decided to figure out a way around it, using a work around…
I finally I got some time to play with the new Azure Active Directory Sync tool and its configuration.
The installation was very straight forward. The step-by-step instruction are provided on MSDN. The administration tools and scripts are located in difference places compared to DirSync which was little confusing in the beginning.
There are a few different approaches when it comes to cleaning up the Windows 10 deployment. I prefer to uninstall the built-in applications which my enterprise and customers have no need for.
Jocha previously released a very popular mail report-script for Windows Backup. A downside with the new Azure backup-agent is that it did not offer mail reports… until today!
When installing the Azure Backup Agent you need to supply your vault credentials.
If doing so incorrectly you will get the following error…
Lately we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries regarding Azure Backup. One customer tried to set up the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent, they experienced a problem where the backup job fails immediately…
We’ve set out to help a customer with automation within their IT department.
Some daily tasks require an elevated prompt, there is no way around it. But it’s not obvious how to check if the current prompt is elevated, or how to elevate the session. So here is a how-to…
I recently ran into a GPO problem. My customer wanted to delegate different group policy settings on clients within a specific OU.
The OU contained numerous versions of Windows and all versions had different, OS version specific, settings.
You can deploy the SCCM client several ways, the most common being through SCCM, manual install via the ccmsetup.exe. This article describes how to install and uninstall the client manually.
Lately we have gotten some inquiries asking us to share some “must have” SCCM collections, here are some of our commonly used queries.