Arnab’s Blog

Sharing my experiences with System Center products

ConfigMgr Application Approval via Email

ConfigMgr 1810 introduced the feature to receive email-based notifications for application approval...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 12/09/2018

SQL Server Native Client Update Warning Prerequisite for ConfigMgr 1810

If you are planning to upgrade your ConfigMgr infrastructure to the latest 1810 release, plan for...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 11/28/2018

CMG with just One Cert

You read it correct! Cloud Management Gateway has evolved and its now easier than ever to deploy...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 10/24/2018

Deploy CCMSetup.exe via Intune

Intune recently added the option to deploy Win32 Apps which allows the ability to directly deploy...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 10/14/2018

Step-by-step: Highly available Site server

The release of ConfigMgr 1806 introduced the concept of high availability of the Site server by...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 09/01/2018

Inventory Installed Updates missing from QFE Class

In ConfigMgr we have the capability to inventory the QFE [Win32_Quick Fix Engineering] class to...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 06/22/2018

Step-By-Step: Cloud Management Gateway on ARM

Introduction Starting ConfigMgr 1802 Cloud Management Gateway is NO longer a Pre-release feature and...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 03/31/2018

Using ConfigMgr Co-Management to offload Windows Updates to Intune

This post walks through moving Windows Update workloads to Intune. Co-Management for Windows 10...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 12/12/2017

CMG Tip – Why you shouldn’t disable CMG from the default client setting

If you are planning to use the Default Client Settings from 1706 to disable cloud management gateway...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 11/01/2017

Windows 10 Compatibility Scan with Configuration Manager

Before deploying Windows 10, it's a good idea to check the readiness of your existing machines...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 09/21/2017

Feature Updates for Windows 10 via CMG

In my last blog post, I highlighted the option to install the ConfigMgr client over Internet for...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 08/29/2017

Client Installation over Internet

System Center Configuration Manager 1706 simplified the capability to install (bootstrap) the client...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 08/27/2017

Modern Management of Internet Clients

The release of ConfigMgr Tech Preview – 1705 introduced new cloud based client management...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 06/10/2017

Step-By-Step: Simplified Office 365 deployments with Configuration Manger 1702 Tech Preview

With the release of ConfigMgr 1702 Technical Preview, the Office 365 deployment is simplified with a...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 03/07/2017

Step-By-Step: Cloud Management Gateway

Introduction ConfigMgr 1610 introduced the Cloud Management Gateway, an Azure based solution to...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 12/19/2016

Step-By-Step: Installing a fresh Configuration Manager 1606 Site hosted on SQL Server AlwaysOn

Introduction With the release of Configuration Manager 1606 full media, you can install a fresh...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 11/21/2016

Step-By-Step: Configuration Manager Site Database hosted on SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group

Introduction Configuration Manager 1602 introduced the support of SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability...

Author: Arnab Mitra [MSFT] Date: 05/14/2016