Monthly Archives: January 2019

GPO2SCCM Tool

Hi All, companies are more and more “cloud” based on server side, but when it comes to the desktop, they still mostly “on-prem”. This is not just regarding the location of the devixe, but also the tools they have. The main tool that has been used for many years is the Active Directory Group Policy. any machine that is added to the domain, will get a series of policies by default and the companies can easily create and manage them. Now, going back to the cloud, when companies have invested heavily on Group Policy configurations, moving to an environment where there is no GPO is difficult. Even when tools like Intune still able to deploy some policies, there are still lack of many policies companies uses. When SCCM implemented the co-management, companies started looking more for cloud based active directory as they could “easily” move from a on-prem to a…

SCCM 1810 TLS 1.2

Hi All, after a while, SCCM 1810 was released (last year) and when you run the pre-req check, you’ll see a TLS 1.2 warning ([Completed with warning]:Verifies that the version of Microsoft SQL Server Native Client installed on the site server meets the minimum requirements to enable TLS 1.2 support.) it is a known warning since the Technical Preview, and the resolution is easy. 1st, Open your add/remove and check the version of the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Native Client (in my case it was 11.3.6540.0). 2nd, check the version of SQL Server you’re running. To do this, open the SQL Server Management Studio and on a new query type select @@version (my result was Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (RTM-CU7) (KB4229789) – 14.0.3026.27 (X64) May 10 2018 12:38:11 Copyright (C) 2017 Microsoft Corporation Enterprise Edition (64-bit) on Windows Server 2016 Standard 10.0 (Build 14393: ) (Hypervisor) ), so i knew…