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Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals Are More Than ExpertsThis year’s Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Summit in Redmond, Washington was an excellent event that showcased over 50 technical sessions and brought together many influential people from around the...read more
The status of the endpoint protection agent is stored in SMS_G_System_EPDeploymentState view but the key to the query is filtering on the DeploymentState field. The query below will return any machine that is not fully managed via Configuration Manager.select...read more
IntroductionThe reason I thought it would be good to look at a ClickOnce applications and App-V 5. Out of the box App-V does not handle the packaging of ClickOnce applications without changing the Sequencer configuration and jumping through some hoops afterward. Remko...read more
IntroductionApp-V training takes many forms and I recommend you take a look at the various offerings available to determine what best suits your needs from both a delivery and content perspective. Training for App-V is offered by Microsoft and a number of customized...read more
Welcome to the new website. New classes starting November 16, 2015 and December 7, 2015. Check the Courses page for more details.
MVPDays is a community roadshow for Canadians that was co-founded in 2014 by Dave and Cristal Kawula of Tricon Elite consulting to give the Microsoft IT PRO community an in person event that they could attend and get real world advice from recognized experts in the...read more
For those of you watching the schedule the LA class for GridmasterTraining's App-V 5.0 SP3 course has been 100% confirmed to run. The course will be taking place at the Best Western Course held at the Best Western Carriage Inn, 5525 Sepulveda Boulevard, Sherman Oaks,...read more
Well it's another year and we've decided to throw our names in the hat for speaking at this year's Briforum USA. This year, Nike Kallen and I will focus in more depth the management challenges that some customers are facing with one of the largest and most popular...read more
I thought I would post a note over here. I did a quick piece on some of the new courses in the Microsoft Virtual Academy that you can take at your own pace online. I've gone through some of the courses and actually was surprised by the quality so I'm encouraging...read more
Configuration Manager 2012: Query for Machines without Client and Show Last Machine Logon Time with Operating System
The title is a mouthful but this is a quick way to get a list of machines that may be potential clients. This query assumes that Active Directory system discovery is enabled with the default attributes.select SMS_R_System.Name, SMS_R_System.LastLogonTimestamp,...read more
When looking for machines sometimes it is nice to know if they have even talked to the domain recently. Here is some quick PowerShell to get you on your way.Get-ADComputer -Filter 'ObjectClass -eq "Computer"' -Properties PasswordLastSet | FT Name,PasswordLastSet >...read more
Now that I've been using UE-V lately for customer environments I've noticed a very bizarre error that can pop up when installing the UE-V 2.0 agent or tools. As you can see below the error message that comes up is rather frightening and suggests that there is...read more
Enterprise IT Management and Automation
Kevin Kaminski shares the latest trends in Enterprise Management. Check here for the latest in Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager and Operations Manager.