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  1. Hi folks - I'm hoping someone may be able to point me in the right direction. Last Tuesday, our OSD process hit a snag. Any attempts to image via PXE result in the message 'There are no task sequences available for this computer.' However, when using a usb boot media source, it all works fine. The OSD sequence is targeted at the 'All Unknown Computers' collection, and is set to 'Available', as it has been for 4 years now ☚ī¸ The only change or event that occurred was that the primary server unexpectantly ran out of space on C:, and I hope I didn't break anything by clearing what turne
  2. To KeithDib and Anyweb - Apologies for having not come back to you both after you provided your potential solutions to my query (I got distracted by various additional projects, stuff happened, and I plain forgot to reply ) Previously, I had added the driver to an existing boot wim. Now though, I have had the chance to revisit this issue... New boot wim, only the drivers for the Lenovo added, worked straight away 👍 Just slowly adding back the other required drivers for our various laptops with different NICs Thank you for your time in responding previo
  3. Hi all - I have got an unusual issue with imaging a Lenovo model - the m720. If I start imaging via the network, when WinPE loads, it does not load the drivers for the network card and reboots after 30ish seconds. If, during this time, I load the driver via the cmdline, it will run through the sequence correctly. However, If I create a copy of the winpe media on a USB memory stick, with no changes, the model can image correctly, no need to use the cmd to load the drivers. For reference, the network driver in question is the Intel I217-LM (driver version - Has anyone e
  4. Hi all - The title states it all, really. I have created and been maintaining my site's SCCM environment for the past 9 years, with no training or aid beyond what I have gained from reading information presented by a number of patrons of this site and similar (Niall Brady, Garth Jones, Anoop Nair, and Mikael Nystrom to name some), and I was wondering what options there are for gaining some accreditation. I am based in the UK, in case this removes some options from the list!
  5. Hi all - Having had a number of stutters in getting our upgrade started, I am finally getting the chance to begin the rollout of win10 across our site. However, there is a small query. For a small number of machines on our site, we have some uncommon licenced products, not related to particular departments or areas (eg MS Project, MS Visio, Adobe Writer, etc). To aid with updating these machines, I am going to use SCCM/MDT's Application mapping feature. However, though I have got MDT installed and am using it to aid creation of the upgrade sequences, I have seen that there is no MDT datab
  6. Hi all - I hope someone has experience in this query! We're updating to Windows 10 1803[and beyond] across our site, and as part of this, we'll be implementing Bitlocker across all our desktop devices in addition to our laptops. However... Several of our Desktops only support TPM 1.2, and thus cannot follow the AES256 standard that is available with TPM 2.0. (We can't afford to replace the 2000ish devices that don't meet this standard) If we set our policy to use AES 256, would our TPM 1.2 devices fail to encrypt, or would they drop back to AES128? (obviously ho
  7. Hi all - As the title asks - I'm just setting up our SCCM CB environment to control our updates with SUP. Unfortunately, I am trying to do this with assistance from the web while asking what I suspect are the wrong questions. Prepare for a slight ramble that will hopefully aid the questions at the end. Our SCCM environment is set up as below 1x SCCM Primary Site server (Management, Reporting, Database, and Service Connection roles) 2x SCCM Distribution point (Distribution role only) 1x SCCM Update point (SUP role only - WSUS is configured here) - This serve
  8. Hi all - Hoping for some advice and assistance - Recently, I have had a number of computers that fail to run any task sequence sent to them. As far as SCCM seems to be concerned, they are still in the middle of the OSD task sequence and just sits there, never updating its records. You can restart the client, reinstall the client, remove all reference to any other sequences on the target machine, but SCCM sits there and insists the PC/Laptop is still in the initial OSD sequence. The point at which they claim to be stuck is different from machine to machine, and there's no indication
  9. Thank you all - I'll be looking at the info you've shared, and we'll be seeing about taking over the role with SCCM after then Will probably be a bit down the line though - Get SCCM running nicely first, then take the other role too (All the power is mine Mwahahahahahahahahahahhah! Sorry, got carried away there...)
  10. Hi all - Finally, after many years, we are replacing our existing SCCM2007 environment with SCCM (Current Branch) - Woo hoo, the most up-to-date system we have! Mostly, all is good with the setup so far - I'm using the guides pinned here to help, doing migration of existing objects carefully, checking it works correctly, arranging plans for taking control of the domain computers in a steady, controlled fashion, trying to ensure that nothing too devastating will go wrong! However, a query has arisen We have an existing WSUS system running and I would like to link it to SCCM with
  11. It's probably correct, just that we thought it would be closer to 100 machines - 150 machines. We're actually really glad it is a low number less work for me
  12. Thanks for that info, Garth. made that change (also applied it to a couple of other reports I've created to confirm I have accurate numbers) Still only brings up a very low number (only added 1 to the total), guess the folks out and about haven't tried installing it on many machines since we upgraded them. Thank you for the tip - If there is another method out there though, can anyone expand on Garth's tip?
  13. Hi folks - With the recent information regarding Quicktime on Windows, I need to get a report of all the computers within our organisation that have Quicktime installed. Unfortunately, I am having problems with writing the query required, as I get different results, that also appear rather small (though we suspect ~10 installs on Win7, we believe that the numbers on WinXP should push us closer to 100-150 machines instead of the 20/26 we have) What I am using at the moment is Select SD.Name0, SF.FileName From v_Gs_SoftwareFile SF Join v_R_System SD on SD.ResourceId = SF.Resource
  14. Darn... It's what I thought, and what others had implied. Cheers Peter
  15. Hi all - I'm trying to tidy up collection membership on our 2007 box in prep to update to 2012 (and hopefully beyond when we can ASAP) Currently, we have a lot of direct membership in place, which I am trying to tidy up with query-based membership instead, based on application/ application version/ IP range. HOWEVER I am wondering if a method to deal with initial install would be possible... Basic Idea - Add the PC in question to the collection via direct membership to receive the install package/TS/etc But a rule is also in place to not allow membership if it has that
  16. Hi all, Finally getting back on track in updating my workplace's 4800-odd computers to Win7/Office 2010 - The UDI method for new machines works great, and for the odd machine being updated within the IT Dept for testing purposes of applications. However, for the other 4800 machines, the ZTI task sequence keeps hitting snags. Currently, it has worked correctly from start to finish ONCE... An immediate retry, with no changes, resulted in it failing... Successful parts include - Computer name and adding to domain - this part is completely successfull and correct Identifying appli
  17. Hi Peter - I've done that for some of the apps, but we have a number of programs that have been in place for close onto a decade, and there is no GUID recorded for several of them, and they were in place before we had SCCM, so have never created packages for them. I've found some info from Chris Nackers, so am trying to use his guides to achieve what I'm looking for
  18. Hi all, I'm trying to setup a Zero-Touch sequence for updating from XP to Win7 - While I've got it so that the windows network settings and user settings are backed up and moved across, I'm having an issue in trying to configure the application install part. While setting mandatory applications is an easy solution for the common apps (eg Office 2010 instead of Office 2003), I'm trying to find information on how to set up a form of automatic application mapping, so that on the gather process, when the system finds Office 2003, it knows to automatically set the task sequence to install O
  19. Hi all, I am having some ongoing issues when deploying Windows 7 Before the new year, I had been able to deploy Win7 via a SCCM2007 task sequence with a full UDI in effect. However, for an unknown reason, the server began to have issues, and needed to have the WDS restarted almost everytime you tried to deploy anything. After 2 weeks of this, it totally stopped deploying to pxe boot requests (all other non-Win7 deployment task sequences worked correctly). Due to a lot of other tasks pulled into priority, we were not able to sort this until last week - Win 7 deployed fine, along wi
  20. Hi all, I previously asked a question about problems with a task sequence for an offline migration. Thank you AnyWeb for your assistance in that issue. Various things pulled me away from the second part of that task (including an ongoing issue with the PXE service refusing to work at the moment...) but I want to ask a general query of the populous - The organisation I work (a NHS Trust) for has ~5000+ useraccounts, which we need to try and migrate during our upgrade. These are roaming profiles that could potentially log on anywhere... Fortunately, most of the folks in the trust te
  21. Hi, Thank you for the reply - I went through and changed parts of the task sequence to point directly at drives, and also corrected one part I did not think about at the time - the version of WinPE I was using was x64... Now that I'm using the amd64 files, and having added 2 lines into the batchfile that calls scanstate - SET MIG_OFFLINE_PLATFORM_ARCH=32 SET USMT_WORKING_DIR=C:\temp - It's working great! Now to fit it into a test deployment...
  22. Hi all, Working in an NHS trust in the UK, we are finally (after many years of trying to get it started!) moving from an 32bit XP/Office2K3 environment to a 64bit Win7/Office2010 (desktops) or 64bit Win8/Office2010 (laptops - though, this is under discussion). As part of the migration, we're of course trying to use USMT as we have over 5000 user roaming accounts within the trust. Original idea was using hardlinks, but we are thinking that we may use a non hardlink migration, saving the .mig file to the local d: initially, and then copying this file to a server share as the backup copy.
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