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MICROSOFT’S July 2016 PATCH RELEASES

The following eleven Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the July 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-084 – ...

VMWare PowerCLI Installation Failed

VMWare PowerCLI Installation Failed If you are installing VMWare’s PowerCLI for remote administration of your VMWare farm, or for SnaPatch or Snapshot Master you may at times receive the following error, “Setup has detected that the ...

How to Create a VMWare Template for Deployment

How to Create a VMWare Template for Deployment So you are deploying Servers regularly and ask becoming sick of completing this the manual way. Well to create a template for quick deployment is relatively easy, just ...

How to Deploy a VM and Join a Domain Automatically

How to Deploy a VM and join a Domain Automatically If you ever have the need to deploy a Virtual Machine and have some customisations for deployment (i.e. Network Settings or have the automatically join ...

Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft SCCM 2012

Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft’s SCCM 2012  Zero Day Exploit Overview So what exactly is a Zero Day Exploit you ask? To be exact, a Zero Day Exploit is a vulnerability ...

Create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule for SCEP definition updates

SCEP Definition Automatic Deployment Rule in SCCM 2012 R2 If you have setup your SCCM environment with the Microsoft product, System Centre Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and have deployed the SCEP agent to your client computers ...

Create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule

SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule Automatic Deployment Rule Overview In this blog post, I will show you how to create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule.  ADR (abbreviation for Automatic Deployment Rule) have been a great feature ...

How to create a Patch Management Process

Patch Management Process Overview One of the most tedious things an Administrator can ever be given as a task, is to manage Patch Deployment and having a suitable Patch Management Process in place. From monitoring ...

SCCM Update Deployment Issues?

SCCM Update Deployment Issues A good place to start troubleshooting Update Deployment within SCCM is to look in to the many logs that it has available. Determining which log to look at can be quite ...

Configuration Manager did not find a site to manage this client.

In our Lab we had an issue where during Windows Update deployments as it seemed some clients were not getting their updates. Looking through various logs, we eventually checked the Configuration Manager applet on each ...