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OSD Video Tutorial: Part 5 – The Logical Task Sequence

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This session is part five of an ongoing series focusing on Operating System Deployment in Configuration Manager.  This session covers the flow of the task sequence, the use of 'continue on error', conditions and variables in controlling the progress of the task sequence.  The session ends by walking through an error handling section that can be added to any task sequence.

The video linked below was prepared by Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer focused on manageability technologies.

Next in the series, Steven will focus on driver management during image deployment.

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OSD Video Tutorial: Part 4 – Image Deployment

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This session is part four of an ongoing series focusing on Operating System Deployment in Configuration Manager.  This session details the components of OS deployment, the process of creating a deployment and demonstrates the various image deployment mechanisms. The video linked below was prepared by Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer focused on manageability technologies.

Next in the series, Steven will discuss the flow of the task sequence, error conditions and use of variables.

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Configuration Manager Third Party Software Updates Video Tutorial

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Third-party software update integration is one of the most requested features on the Configuration Manager UserVoice feedback site.  If you have been watching the Configuration Manager technical previews since TP1803, you may have noticed this new feature being previewed.  To help you learn more about third-party software updates, Steven Rachui has prepared a detailed video tutorial.  In it he covers some history, requirements, configuration and does a demo.

You can view our Software Updates Playlist to see additional videos in this series.

OSD Video Tutorial: Part 3 – Task Sequencing

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This is session three of a series that details the Operating System Deployment feature of Configuration Manager.  This session focuses on the task sequence.   A detailed discussion of a basic image deployment task sequence is provided along with a review of all default task sequence steps.

The video linked below was prepared by Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer focused on manageability technologies.

Next in the series, Steven will discuss the components of OS deployment and demo the various image deployment mechanisms.

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OSD Video Tutorial: Part 2 – Obtain and Import the Image

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This is session two of a series that details the Operating System Deployment feature of Configuration Manager.  This session focuses on the process of image capture and reviews the tools available in the ADK, MDT and ConfigMgr 2012 to accomplish image capture.

The video linked below was prepared by Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer focused on manageability technologies.

Next in the series, Steven will discuss the basic image deployment task sequence.

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OSD Video Tutorial: Part I – Introduction and Basics

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This is the first session of a series that will detail the Operating System Deployment feature of ConfigMgr 2012. The session provides base knowledge that answers the questions - what is OSD?  Why OSD? The session also provides a quick look at the ConfigMgr 2012 console showing and describing the various elements relevant to OSD.

The video linked below was prepared by Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer focused on manageability technologies. 

Next in the series, Steven will discuss the process of image capture.

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  • Operating System Deployment - Part I - Introduction and Basics (this post)
  • Operating System Deployment - Part II - Obtain and Import the Image
  • Operating System Deployment - Part III - Task Sequencing
  •  Operating System Deployment - Part IV - Image Deployment
  •  Operating System Deployment - Part V - The Logical Task Sequence
  •  Operating System Deployment - Part VII - Driver Management
  • Operating System Deployment - Part VIII - Understanding PXE
  • Operating System Deployment - Part IX - Standalone USMT

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OSD with Configuration Manager Video Tutorial Series Overview

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Over the next few weeks we will be publishing another video tutorial series on our YouTube channel focused on Operating System Deployment (OSD) with Configuration Manager. These videos have been prepared by Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer focused on manageability technologies.

This series will be divided into 4 main sections, each consisting of multiple tutorials.

  •  OSD - Introductory Sessions for those who are new to OSD. Using Config Manager 2012 to demonstrate, Steve covers all the foundational topics including image capture, task sequencing, driver management and PXE.
  • OSD - A Deeper Dive will get into task sequence variables, USMT and MDT integration, Pre-staged media and nested task sequences in Configuration Manager current branch.
  •  OSD - Advanced Concepts includes optimizing task sequences, UEFI, custom boot images, DaRT, troubleshooting and automation.
  • OSD and Windows 10 discusses servicing options and the imaging options available for Windows 10 in Configuration Manager.

Posts in the OSD Introductory Sessions 

  • Part I - Introduction and Basics
  • Part II - Obtain and Import the Image
  • Part III - Task Sequencing
  • Part IV - Image Deployment
  • Part V - The Logical Task Sequence
  • Part VII - Driver Management
  • Part VIII - Understanding PXE
  • Part IX - Standalone USMT

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Upgrade Readiness has been re-enabled on Windows 7 EU devices

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Windows Analytics Upgrade Readiness customers, including Configuration Manager users, may have noticed data from some devices not being updated. The Upgrade Readiness team have now re-enabled a limited subset of the diagnostic data for Windows 7 devices, enough to use Upgrade Readiness.  You will find more information including instructions for how to resume diagnostic data collection here:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/upgradeanalytics/2018/07/02/upgrade-readiness-re-enabled/

Update for Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802 is now available

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An update rollup for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802 is now available. This update is available for installation in the Updates and Servicing node of the Configuration Manager console. Please note that if the Service Connection Point is in offline mode, you must re-import the update so that it is listed in the Configuration Manager console. Refer to the Install in-console Updates for System Center Configuration Manager topic for details.

For complete details regarding the update rollup for ConfigMgr current branch v1802, including the list of issues that are fixed, please see the following:

4163547 - Update rollup for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802 (https://support.microsoft.com/help/4163547)

ConfigMgr – O365 Deployment and Updating Video Tutorial

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In January we presented a Software Update Video Tutorial series. This series hosted by Steven Rachui, was focused on the changes to software updates in Configuration Manager current branch. By popular demand we are adding another video tutorial for Office 365 updates. In this latest video Steven Rachui, a Principal Premier Field Engineer demonstrates configuring a deployment of O365 in Configuration Manager and then discusses the options available for delivering updates for that O365 installation using Configuration Manager 2012 and Configuration Manager current branch.

For people who are new to software updates or who want a refresher, Steven has made his Software Updates Foundations series available. The tutorials in the series are:

  • ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part I – Introduction and Overview – This video begins a series detailing the Software Update component in ConfigMgr 2012.  Discussion includes comparing differences between ConfigMgr 2007 and ConfigMgr 2012.  Demonstrations also include a general walkthrough of Software Updates components in the console with brief explanation about each.
  •  ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part II – Server Configuration – This video focuses on detailing the server-side components, including detailed discussion of the Software Update Point – including data flow and configuration options. Discussion then turns to configuring software updates for deploying, discussing strategies for using software update groups, creating deployment packages and automated deployment rules. The session concludes by reviewing the various client-side configurations that are implemented through site server settings.
  •  ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part III – Server – Deep Dive – This video is a deep dive on the server side that investigates the back-end processing that happens when various administrative actions are taken in the console.  Topics covered include the replication of software update metadata and content data.  The session also discusses how information in the console is expressed in the database.
  •  ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part IV – Client – This video focuses on the client experience when deploying software updates in several scenarios.  Discussion centers around the client-oriented software update components and gives examples of basic and more advanced deployments to show the user experience.
  •  ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part V – Client – Internals – This video is a deep dive into the process of software update scanning and installation.  Demonstrations include a detailed look at the scanning process, a review of log files key to software update deployment and a look at a few key WMI namespaces involved in software update installation.
  •  ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part VI – Monitoring Software Updates – This video focuses on monitoring software update deployment and compliance.  Discussion includes the various nodes of the ConfigMgr console, the data available in each and briefly touches the various report options.
  •  ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Updates – Part VII – Automating Software Updates – This video focuses on opportunities to automate routine tasks in software updates.  Specific demos and scripts show automation of software update group maintenance, deployments, maintenance of deployment packages and more.

We would love to hear your suggestions for topics for future series.

Update for Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802 first wave is now available

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Administrators who opted-in to the first (early) wave deployment for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802, have an update available in the Updates and Servicing node of the Configuration Manager console. This update, made available on May 4, 2018, addresses important late-breaking issues that were discovered during the final release process for version 1802. 

For more information, including the issues fixed and the applicability of the update, please read:

4132447 : Update 2 for System Center Configuration Manager version 1802, first wave – https://support.microsoft.com/help/4132447

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