Quick and Dirty – Build Configuration Manager 2012 Admin Console Extensions automatically

I just finished one PowerShell script that queries all the Admin Console XML files and it creates automatically Admin Console Extension. You can use this script to locate correct place for you right-click tool. There are totally 655 Console GUIDs. You can download the script from here  

Can you combine Get-WmiObject with ConfigMgr cmdlets? Yes, you can

Last week I discovered that you can create a Refresh Schedule with New-CMSchedule cmdlet and then you can easily use that object with Get-WmiObject cmdlet to query and modify for example Device Collection Refresh Schedule. [crayon-5ba4d904c3d8c070517217/] You can create the Device Collection with correct Refresh Schedule but Set-CMDeviceCollection cmdlet does not allow to change the Refresh Schedule. [crayon-5ba4d904c3da2672810078/] Set-CMDeviceCollection cmdlet parameters   I tested this on Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM and with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2.

News in configMgr 2012 R2

Today at TechED 2013 in New Orleans the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Service Pack 1 Overview WCA-B328 also contained some very need news about the upcoming ConfigMgr 2012 R2 release. Below are the info that I managed to take from a very awesome presentation. Windows 8.1 support for a lightweight ConfigMgr agent (BYOD) scenarios Corp owned devices still have the “full” ConfigMgr agent Mobile device management with Intune Some of the key take aways from the session was: Selective wipe New branding options for the portal Company Apps for IOS and Android Software push support for IOS Workplace [...]

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