Tag Archives: Powershell

Start the Softwarecenter when Applications are available

By | 17.07.2017

If you are using grace period with your general deployment strategy, it might be a bit late for this one. This feature was introduced in ConfigMgr TP 1606 and came into CB within 1610. But if you are still deploying using “Available” deployments, it might be helpful. Users are “sometimes” complicated. If installations are enforced… Read More »

Notify users who don’t reboot their clients, using ConfigMgr 2012

By | 04.07.2017

In many environments there are users who only use standby and never restart their clients. This causes problems regarding GPO’s and installation of Windows Updates, for example. Here’s an example of a user notification application, deployed with ConfigMgr 2012. At first you need a collection in ConfigMgr which includes all clients with a last boot-up… Read More »

Activate TCP/IP on SQL Express Server 2014 and enable loopback IP with Powershell

By | 27.04.2017

An application which had to be deployed on several clients required the presence of a local SQL Server Express 2014 database. The TCP/IP protocol should be enabled and the state of the loopback IP should be set to ‘active’, in SQL servers network configuration. You can automate both tasks with Powershell and WMI. The… Read More »