Author Archives: SCCM_Avenger

Using a PowerShell Configuration Baseline to Deploy CMTrace

As a Premier Field Engineer, I spend a lot of time with customers coast to coast. One common thing I have seen is customers constantly looking for their favorite log viewer (at least mines 🙂 . Configuration Baselines to the … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2003 as a Distribution Point

I had a project where a client wanted to use a 2003 Server as a distribution point. This blog will explain what is needed to be done to make a 2003 Server a distribution point.   So as usual you … Continue reading

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Windows 7 as Distribution Point

Did you know you can turn a windows 7 workstation into a distribution point? Below you will see I have a small lab setup: Domain Controller (DC01) CM12 Server (CM01) Windows 7 x64 Enterprise Workstation (Win701) Distribution Point Notes: Individually, … Continue reading

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MMS 2013 PowerPoint’s

I don’t want any credit for this just sharing what any of us could have figured out. Using the same script from Stefan Roth, (located here) I was able to run the Create-MMS2013SessionFile to create the session.txt file Once I opened … Continue reading

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In-place Upgrade to Server 2012

So yesterday I got my hands on a copy of: Windows Server 2012 Datacenter RTM. So I got home and updated my Network at the house. I logged into my DC (Server 2008 R2) and did a upgrade obviously just … Continue reading

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Transfer Server Roles (from 2008 x64 to 2008 R2)

Got a call today from a customer that wanted to phase out a old server. Threes a physical box that’s old as dirt. So they have a virtual setup and i built a domain controller on it and joined it … Continue reading

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Who’s the Primary (Find the Primary DC)

  If you have a environment with a lot of Domain Controller’s are just want to know which one is the primary… You can run the below command to find who’s the primary dc nltest /dclist: danny.local this command will … Continue reading

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