To OOBE or not to OOBE

In my most recent customer project I was building a Windows 10 1803 reference image.For this build I came across a kind of strange issue.When deploying the reference image using SCCM, I got a weird error right at the end of the task sequence.If I clicked Try again Windows would do something for a few seconds and then the task sequence would finish like nothing went wrong.And the odd thing was that nothing seemed to be wrong, everything worked.But the error would pop up every single time and that was not something I could ignore.So I google’d and chased all [...]

Installing a Cloud Management Gateway and Cloud Distribution Point in ConfigMgr 1806

With each release of ConfigMgr Microsoft is making huge strides in internet-based client management. There are many new features for the CMG in 1806 however this blog is focused on the simplification of the installation. Many customers have been reluctant to use a CMG due to the complex and confusing certificate requirements. In versions prior to 1806 the cloud distribution points and cloud management gateways had to be deployed as separate roles. The cloud management gateway now can serve content to clients. This simplifies the installation, reduces the number of certificates required and lowers the cost of operations. These simplifications [...]

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