Deploy Paint.Net with ConfigMgr Application Model

Recently I’ve been working on Paint.Net, I used to install it using the .exe, however found that it would not install under the SYSTEM context.  It worked when users would install from the Catalog, but I was unable to push updated versions. Today I was able to resolve the issue by using the /createMsi feature.I ... Read moreDeploy Paint.Net with ConfigMgr Application Model

Windows Management Framework v5–Application Deployment w/ ConfigMgr

Update 2/26/16 for Re-Release WMF 5 Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages has been republished Download the Updated MSU files here. To use the new Re-Released version, update your Source Files with the new downloads, then update your Deployment types to use the updated Downloads. Update the Content tab to point at the New ... Read moreWindows Management Framework v5–Application Deployment w/ ConfigMgr

Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) Setup

Prerequisites Download the LAPS application here. There is a good Walk-Through by Kyle Beckman  (@kobeckman) that covers this topic well.  He does a great job!  I’m just adding Client Install & Admin Install information, if you want to use ConfigMgr. I’m going to point you to his Blog to get the Active Directory / Group ... Read moreLocal Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) Setup

Regularly Updating Applications like Notepad ++ and WinSCP using ConfigMgr

So you have several applications in your environment that get regular updates and your 3rd party software patching program doesn’t include them, or worse yet, you don’t have a 3rd party software patching solution.  With a little work, you can setup your own way to target those applications and patch them with minimal work. I ... Read moreRegularly Updating Applications like Notepad ++ and WinSCP using ConfigMgr

Updating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 3–The Application Deployment

  First, you’ll need to add global conditions for your model, I was able to use @agerlund  Kent Agerlund’s blog to achieve this: http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/global-conditions-in-configmgr-2012/These next few parts are borrowed directly from his post (When a Master creates good content, why re-invent the wheel): Creating the condition, open the ConfigMgr. administrator console, select Software Library, Application ... Read moreUpdating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 3–The Application Deployment