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STIG Compliance with SCAP and DCM in Con...

STIG Compliance with SCAP and DCM in Configmgr

In this post, I demonstrate how to use System Center Configuration Manager to evaluate clients for STIG compliance. The process at a high level is: Download the corresponding STIG compliance SCAP files. Convert the downloaded files into a CAB file for import. Import the CAB file into Configmgr Deploy the Configuration Baseline to the corresponding […]

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Configmgr SQL Server Sizing and Optimiza...

6/19/2017 – Docs. com is being retired.  Here is the link on OneDrive. Update: Link for calculator updated.  Any problems email, tweet, or comment.  Thanks for letting me know. Update II: Link updated after continued issues downloading and editing by some.  I moved the file to docs.com for sharing.  Docs.com does require you to sign in […]

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Troubleshooting DRS in Configmgr

Troubleshooting DRS in Configmgr

In this article, I will attempt to peel back some of the mystery that goes on with replication in Configmgr and provide some additional help when it comes to resolving replication issues, and they will occur. The Basics of Replication in Configmgr Configmgr underwent a shift several years ago as Microsoft tried to fix that […]

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Configmgr vNext Visio Shapes

Configmgr vNext Visio Shapes

I have been using these shapes for my architecture designs after getting tired of using shapes that based on Vista.  These are more modern shapes and includes two variations for servers and alternative shapes for most roles in Configmgr to fit different styles.  I have included some other miscellaneous shapes and shapes for containers, BranchCache, […]

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10 Things You Must Know Before Your Next...

10 Things You Must Know Before Your Next Windows Deployment

This is the first article in a series of articles on Windows 10 deployment and management.  In this first article, I will cover some of the basics for a refresher or if Windows 10 is your first time deploying an OS.  I will also cover what has changed or updated recently as well as what […]

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