Configuration Manager (SCCM) | Operating System Deployment (OSD) | BIOS Updates | With and Without Password Set

With the heightened demand for securing hardware through Firmware and OS Security Updates, an example BIOS Update Task Sequence has been outlined below. It shows how to add BIOS updates as part of your Windows Operating System Deployment process or Post Deployment Task. The BIOS Firmware updates covered in this article are for the topContinue reading “Configuration Manager (SCCM) | Operating System Deployment (OSD) | BIOS Updates | With and Without Password Set”

Configuration Manager (SCCM) | Operating System Deployment (OSD) | Summary Screen | Basic

You may have seen a previous post describing how to implement an advanced script that is used at the end of an Operating System Deployment to indicate that the build has been completed The advanced script provided quite a lot of detail about the build, such as architecture, drivers, applications, variables values etc….but what ifContinue reading “Configuration Manager (SCCM) | Operating System Deployment (OSD) | Summary Screen | Basic”

Configuration Manager (SCCM) | OSD | Multiple Hard Drives | Basic

Ever had multiple disks hardware builds and the Operating System is not getting installed on the expected hard drive…..well here are steps to overcome that The script will identify the total number of Physical Disks excluding ‘BusType’ USB and order by ‘Size’ – smallest to largest. The default configuration sets the ‘smallest’ sized hard driveContinue reading “Configuration Manager (SCCM) | OSD | Multiple Hard Drives | Basic”

Configuration Manager (SCCM) | Operating System Deployment (OSD) | Summary Screen | Advanced

If you are familiar with Operating System Deploment, MDT and Configuration Manager (SCCM) integrated with MDT, then you are likely to have seen the Summary Screen that can be configured to show at the end of the deployment to confirm the deployment is complete  This is great, it gives a clear indication that the deployment has completed. But….what if you are using Configuration Manager (SCCM) DeploymentContinue reading “Configuration Manager (SCCM) | Operating System Deployment (OSD) | Summary Screen | Advanced”

Configuration Manager (SCCM) | OSD | Multiple Hard Drives | Advanced

Ever had multiple disks hardware builds and the Operating System is not getting installed on the expected hard drive…..well here are steps to overcome that. The script will identify the total number of Physical Disks by ‘BusType’ technology and ‘Size’. The default configuration sets the ‘latest’ BusType technology and ‘smallest’ sized hard drive as theContinue reading “Configuration Manager (SCCM) | OSD | Multiple Hard Drives | Advanced”

Configuration Manager (SCCM) | OSD | Task Sequence Pause

Sometimes, you may wish to Pause a Task Sequence, especially when using a Boot Image with the Option ‘Enable command support (testing only)‘ enabled This can be easily achieved by running a simple PowerShell script Better still if you are using Configuration Manger 1906 (SCCM) or later then check at the Microsoft Debug a taskContinue reading “Configuration Manager (SCCM) | OSD | Task Sequence Pause”