The Citrix Receiver for Windows is currently an executable that will install the Citrix Receiver with all components, since Microsoft Intune is not supporting to install an executable via MDM we can deploy MSI files to Windows 10 devices. If you ever installed the Citrix Receiver, you know this can be a challenge 😉 Working […]READ MORE
New Hybrid Features in Configuration Manager 1706
A Friday is not just a Friday for a Configuration Manager Consultant or Administrator. At least once or twice a month it can be one where we get some gifts from the Configuration Manager Product Team. Yesterday was again a day that a nice gift “was released”; Update 1706 for System Center Configuration Manager! You […]READ MORE
Intune, ConfigMgr 1702 and Lookout better together
The last part of the blog series is showing you how Lookout Mobile Threat Protection is used in a hybrid environment, so when Intune is connected with Configuration Manager. The devices are managed from Configuration Manager using Intune as the middle tier. Support for Lookout Mobile Threat Protection has been added to Configuration Manager 1610, […]READ MORE
Kindle version of Mastering System Center Configuration Manager available
After reviewing 2016 and looking forward to 2017 I noticed today that the Kindle version of my new book Mastering System Center Configuration is available now! What a good way to start 2017! 🙂 I wrote this book together with Brett Bennet and Santos Martinez, two Premier Field Engineers of Microsoft. The book is completely […]READ MORE
ConfigMgr Cloud Management Gateway – a first look
Yesterday the ConfigMgr Product Group released ConfigMgr Current Branch 1610 to the fast channel. As part of this new version of ConfigMgr a new feature is released in preview. This feature allows you to eliminate the fairly complex infrastructure that allows you to support the Internet based clients. This new feature is called the Cloud […]READ MORE
How to upgrade a complete ConfigMgr hierarchy via updates and servicing
While writing my chapters for the new Mastering System Center Configuration Manager book for Sybex I always create a lab infrastructure with one Central Administration Site (CAS), two Primary Sites and one Secondary Site. Always a nice environment to test different scenarios to write about. Let’s today have a look how upgrade to the newly released […]READ MORE
Unable to upgrade to SCCM 1511 when using Citrix XenDesktop Connector
In my lab environment I am using the Citrix XenDesktop 7.x Connector to manage my Citrix farm. Since the release of the new System Center Configuration Manager 1511 I wanted to upgrade my environment, but I was unable to do so. Due to a bug in the connector, the XenDesktop related collections are created with a […]READ MORE
Coming up: ConfigMgr updates and servicing, a new way of updating
The end of the year is nearly there, Vnext of System Center Configuration Manager will be shipped before the end of the year as promised. So it is time to have a look at some of the nice features that System Center Configuration Manager 2016 will bring. In this blog we will have a look […]READ MORE
New Intune features coming up!
It’s that time of the month again, in the next couple of days (October 28 until November 6) new features are added to Microsoft Intune. This months headlines are the following: Windows 10 Enterprise data protection (EDP) configuration policies (deploy EDP policies to Windows 10 Enterprise devices) Universal Windows Apps (deploy and install Windows Universal […]READ MORE
ConfigMgr is alive and kicking and ready for the future!
Since the release of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, I often heard people talking about the fact the Configuration Manager was dead, that 2012 was the last release and that Intune was going to be the near future. Every time I tried to explain that in my opinion Microsoft would not risk their very huge marketshare and the […]READ MORE
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About Peter Daalmans
Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit, TechEd Australia, TechEd New Zealand and in 2017 Peter had the honor to speak at Microsoft Ignite. See more here.
Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security