I have recently worked on a issue where the customer was experiencing extremely bad performance on a Configuration Manager 2012 R2 site. The backlog for processing status messages was over two hours.
After going over the eventlog, disk performance and other obvious areas the attention was swiched to drivers running in ring 0.
This time lets try to join a Windows 10 client build 10061 to Azure AD.
First we need to enable Device Registration Azure AD. open the Azure portal and browse to your Directory, select Configure and select Yes on Enable Device Registration, then save the change:
Read more at Join Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory
Whenever you encounter and error in your Task Sequence you will see a Task Sequence Error popup.
This message will be shown for 15 minutes by default.
You might first be back after the 15 minutes has passed, and then the machines could be at the login screen.
Read more at Extend the Task sequence error timeout duration
Citrix has released a new version of Citrix Receiver for Windows, new version reported is 184.108.40.206
Read more at Citrix Receiver for Windows 220.127.116.11
When installing SCCM 2012 R2 you might see an error like this in the Prerequisite Check.
SQL Server service running account
The logon account for the SQL Server service cannot be a local user account, NT SERVICE\ or LOCAL SERVICE. You must configure the SQL Server service to use a valid domain account, NETWORK SERVICE, or LOCAL SYSTEM.
Read more at SCCM – SQL Server service running account error
In some situations, you want the Configuration manger Client not to install prerequisites like Silverlight and DotNet4. Perhaps you want to install a newer versions or you simply don’t need for example Silverlight.
The client will per default install Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile and Silverlight, but this can be changed by Installation Properties.
Read more at Prerequisites installation and SCCM Client
In some scenarios I need to now if PowerShell remoting is enabled on the local host, this can be done in many different ways, but this is an easy way to do it:
Read more at Detect if PowerShell remoting is enabled