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: 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 2–The Scripts

In Post 1, we created the collections, now we’ll create the Scripts used to Deploy the Bios Updates All of the scripts, along with cctk tools needed are located here: Note: CCTK – Recommend brushing up on it here: Bios Command Line syntax: In our environment, we use Bitlocker, so I had … 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: Scripts & Files available here: 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