Installing Language Packs – Windows 10 (WaaS)

Overview You have numerous options to tackle language packs when deploying Windows 10. These include (but not limited to); Install language packs offline/online during reference image creation.¬† When dealing with a large number of languages, this will dramatically increase your install.wim size. Install languages packs offline with DISM manually The same goes as above, imagine … Continue reading Installing Language Packs – Windows 10 (WaaS)

Field Notes | The Windows 10 1703 Default Apps Minefield

Managing the default application associations in Windows 10 used to be simple, the process was straightfoward and worked without issue.¬†With Windows 10 being released semi-annually you would expect some very minor process differences between versions, however it appears setting default assoications isnt that simple any more. The method ive used for Windows 10 1511 & … Continue reading Field Notes | The Windows 10 1703 Default Apps Minefield

Set SIP Address For AD Users – PowerShell

I had a requirement to assign a SIP address to each AD account on my domain, this is to facilitate a rollout of Skype for Business. The lack of a SIP address stops Skpe (Lync) from autodiscovering the users address. The SIP value is stored in the ProxyAddresses attribute, however you can store it in … Continue reading Set SIP Address For AD Users – PowerShell

Backup SCCM Task Sequences With Scheduled Task+Powershell

Hi All, I needed a basic script to backup my task sequences on a schedule. Using PowerShell to back up your Task Sequences is a much faster way than manually doing it through the console. See below code: https://gist.github.com/padgo/bc60b09e4e78880923df Save the code above to a ps1 file, put on your SCCM server and set up … Continue reading Backup SCCM Task Sequences With Scheduled Task+Powershell

Powershell Script: Alert via email if AD Group membership exceeded

For licensed software applications i have always used AD Security groups to manage license compliance, i create an AD Group for each piece of licensed software and set AD Description with the maximum amount of machines to be added. Checking these groups manually for license compliance is tedious, so ive written the below script and … Continue reading Powershell Script: Alert via email if AD Group membership exceeded