When you try suspend BitLocker via Task Sequence step it fails. On checking smsts.log you find out the below errors Even if you try to run manage-bde -protectors -disable c: in an elevated command prompt it fails with “Invalid Namespace” error. Cause This problem occurs if the Bitlocker WMI class (win32_encryptablevolume) is not registered or… Read More Suspend BitLocker fails in Task Sequence with Invalid Namespace error 0x8004100E
To check what are the patches that are installed in your computer, we can use Get-HotFix command. Open PowerShell console and type Get-HotFix. You can also do this via WMI commands in PowerShell:get-wmiobject -class win32_quickfixengineering To check if a specific patch is installed on a remote computer, an Admin can use the below simple PowerShell… Read More Using PowerShell to validate Patch installed in client machines.
This script will move computers in a multi-domain forest from one Organizational Unit to another. Note: In the CSV file, put Name as the first entry. So your .csv will look like this: Name Computer1 Computer2 Computer3
In this post we will see the steps to create report viewer role in SCCM 2012 R2. I got a request from a user that they need access to run the SCCM reports to view Software updates compliance. I thought I could use the RBA which provides SCCM 2012 R2 the ability to assign and… Read More Grant Access to users to run SCCM reports
In many organisations use of USB-devices (flash drives, USB HDDs, SD cards and so on) are blocked for security reasons to prevent security leakage of confidential data and the penetration of viruses into the internal network. This article explains how to block USB access for all users and allow only for specific admin users. The… Read More Lockdown USB in user context via Group Policy
In this post, I will explain how to remove users or groups from Azure AD that were synchronised into Azure AD (your tenant) but are left behind after removing Azure AD Connect . In other words, you cannot delete them from Azure portal as the ‘Delete’ option will be greyed out. We need to use Azure… Read More Delete synced AD users and groups from Azure AD
SCCM Packages run in 32-bit context, which forces System32 to be redirected to SysWOW64 on a 64-bit system. Even the SCCM CB version Packages run in 32-bit mode. So you might have faced difficulties in running powershell scripts in 64-bit mode. The fix for this is to ensure your batch file has the following lines:… Read More Run PowerShell scripts in 64-bit mode using SCCM Package