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 more

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 more

Updating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 1–Creating Model based Collections

First Post of several leading up to deploying Bios Updates / Bios Settings to Dell machines using the Application Model of ConfigMgr Update 10/12/16 – Don’t use “Like” in Collection Queries.  Since I wrote this post, I’ve gone back through and updated all the collection to use “equals”.  I’ve updated the post to reflect that ... Read more

Automate WinSCP Deployment with ConfigMgr

This will automate the install of WinSCP and Disable Updates. Create your Folder Structure:\\ConfigMgrSourceServer\Apps\WinSCP\VersionNumber\ Download WinSCP here:https://winscp.net/eng/download.php Scripts & Files available here: http://garytown.com/Downloads/WinSCP.zipDownload the EXE into the folder (Delete the blank place holder) Create your Install & Uninstall Scripts: Load_WinSCP.cmd Script:----------------------------- :pathsSET loc=%~dp0 REM Using FOR Loop to find any EXE file and run it ... Read more

Automate FileZilla Client Deployment with ConfigMgr

This will automate the install of FileZilla Client and Disable Updater, and initial splash page via  fzdefaults.xml file. Create your Folder Structure:\\ConfigMgrSourceServer\Apps\FileZilla\VersionNumber\ Download FileZilla here:https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?show_all=1I’m using the Windows (32-bit) Version Scripts & Files available here: http://garytown.com/Downloads/FileZilla.zipDownload the EXE into the folder (Delete the blank place holder) Create your Install & Uninstall Scripts: Load_FileZilla.cmd Script:----------------------------- REM ... Read more