System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager: Automation from Zero to Hero book is out

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager: Automation from Zero to Hero book is out

Hi All,

Over the past few months I have been busy writing my new book about System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and PowerShell called System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager: Automation from Zero to Hero.

Today, I would like to let you know that it is now available as e-book via website (, as paperback via Amazon UK (, Amazon US ( and Amazon DE ( while other Amazon’s website should be available soon.

For most Configuration Manager administrators, the Configuration Manager console is more than sufficient to perform the necessary operations. However you are limited to what the console is designed to handle. For more complex tasks, or those that might extend beyond the scope of the console, you need an alternative.

This book is packet with real-world scripts that have proven to save time when automation day-to-day tasks in a Configuration Manager environment.

What will you learn

  • Configuration Manager PowerShell cmdlets
  • WMI
  • Collections
  • Maintenance Window
  • Importing devices
  • Setting up primary users
  • Power Management
  • Baseline for Software Updates
  • Software Metering Rules
  • Import Operating System
  • Create Task Sequence
  • Create Applications and Deployment Types
  • Install Site System Roles
  • Software Update Group and Deployment Package
  • Distribution Point and Distribution Point Group
  • Packages
  • Folders
  • Security Scope
  • Client Settings
  • Discovery
  • Boundary and Boundary Group
  • Console Extension
  • Asset Intelligence
  • Application Revision History
  • Automatic Deployment Rules

Currently, no other book offers the information that available in this book.

It has been an amazing journey and I greatly appreciate all of those who gave me their full support.



Raphael is a 9 times Microsoft MVP with over 20 years of experience in IT, in which 13 years have been dedicated to System Center and Automation. His extended experience has been developed through several IT roles, from first-line support to principal consultant, towards a wide range of clients and sectors. One of the four MVPs in Enterprise Client Management in the UK, Raphael holds more than 30 Microsoft certifications and is an MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer). Since 2008, Raphael has been providing Microsoft trainings from basic to advanced levels in several categories. Throughout his career, Raphael has joined as speaker in well-known events such as TechEd and Gartner Security Risk Management. He also organised community events and lectured around the world, sharing best practices and knowledge within the industry. Bilingual in English and Portuguese, Raphael has authored diverse articles published in Microsoft's TechEd, served as the editor-in-chief of a magazine focused on System Center in Brazil and wrote two books: "Understanding System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager: The walkthrough book" and "System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager: Automation from Zero to Hero".

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