Error 801c0003 when joining computer to Azure AD

In case you are getting error 801c0003 (This user is not autherized to enroll) when joining your computer to Azure Active Directory, it is likely that you need to modify the default device settings in Azure AD. Log on to https://portal.azure.com, go to Azure Active Directory->Devices and check the device settings, in particular the options Users… Read More »

SQL queries to get SCCM Management Insights details

Version CB 1802 introduced the Management Insights in the Management tab which has been extended in the recent Technical Previews. Most helpful are to my mind the options to identify empty collections (to increase the performance of the system by eliminating unnecessary updates) and applications without deployment (to reduce disk space consumption). Unfortunately, the results… Read More »

Common Outlook issues after the upgrade to Windows 10

There seem to be two common issues with Outlook after the upgrade of Windows 10: Users may experience that mails are hanging in the Outbox forever. Users are basically not able to send anything anymore although receiving mails continues to work. The Send to mail recipient function doesn’t work. When you right-click a file and… Read More »

SCCM prereq check: Some common warnings and errors and how to fix them

Here are some warnings and errors that the prereq check which runs before the SCCM setup starts may show: Error: Required SQL server collation Configuration Manager requires that you configure your SQL Server instance and Configuration Manager site database (if already present) to use the SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS collation, unless you are using a Chinese operating system… Read More »