System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM): Device Collection Query by KB Number

This is the post that got me the SCCM Technical Guru Award (Gold): https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/33317.system-center-configuration-manager-sccm-device-collection-query-by-kb-number.aspx Attached is a WMI query that is very helpful to determine machines that have a certain KB article installed on them. It’s useful when you need to apply additional modifications or install certain programs to these Read more…

The TechNet Guru Awards – Jose R. Esposito SCCM Technical Guru Award

Little background on my accomplishment: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Wiki-Ninjas-Blog/The-TechNet-Guru-Awards-January-2016/ba-p/947452 We have picked the top three highest scored contributions for each category to bestow our awards upon. The awards are in gold, silver and bronze, the gold obviously being the top winner of the category. The last column is just a few of the comments judges Read more…

AWS Re:Invent 2019 Recap

What was everyone’s thoughts on AWS Re:Invent that took place in Las Vegas, NV this year? Here are some of mine: I thought there would be another avalanche of new services to learn and master, but instead we received a few that make sense, and reminders about what we already Read more…

Home Labs

What are your thoughts on running a home lab? Question that popped into my head today when speaking to a hiring manager.. Would you evaluate someone who runs and maintains a home lab higher or lower than someone who doesn’t? Personally I do – so maybe I am biased, but Read more…

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PowerShell Script of the Week: July 20th 2015 – Edit Permission on multiple GPOs on your domain.

Simple Script that came in hand today: $GPOs = get-content C:\1\gpos.txtForeach ($GPO in $GPOs){Set-GPPermissions -Name $GPO -TargetName “Domain Admins” -TargetType Group -PermissionLevel GpoEdit} The “gpos.txt” located at C:\1\gpos.txt contains: Test-Lab-Win7 Building1Test-Lab-Win7 Building2Test-Lab-Win7 Building3Test-Lab-Win7 Building4Test-Lab-Win7 Building5

PowerShell Script of the Week: June 1st 2015 – Detect who installed what software on Windows Server and send email with alert.

1) Configure Event Logs: Run eventvwr.msc → Windows Logs → Right-click “Application” log → Properties:Make sure the “Enable logging” check box is selectedIncrease the log size for at least 1gbSet retention method to “Overwrite events as needed” or “Archive the log when full”. 2) Creating an alert: To create an Read more…