Enable Windows 11 Insider Preview updates in Hyper-V

Here’s a short description on how to enable Windows 11 Insider Preview updates on Hyper-V machines. Set up a Hyper-V Generation 2 machine with Windows 10 21H1. Make sure the recent updates are installed. Configure 8192 MB RAM, 4 Processors and enable the TPM.           On the VM host, run  Set-VM -VMName… Read More »

Pocket Guide to the Community Hub

The article is based on tests with TP 2104 and CB 2103 The Community Hub enriches Configuration Manager by a large number of solutions that can easily be integrated into the CM console. To take advantage of the offer, you must install the WebView2 console extension which you’ll get if you click on the little… Read More »

Client registration is pending

When reinstalling the ConfigMgr agent, the installation succeeds but the initialization does not. The machine is getting the same SMS GUID it had before although the SMSCFG.ini in c:\Windows was deleted and doesn’t show up in the ConfigMgr console. In MP_Registration.log you find these entries: [RegTask] – Client is not registered. Sending registration request for… Read More »

ConfigMgr Update issues

ConfigMgr stuck in installing state Problem: A ConfigMgr update is stuck in installing state, Status doesn’t show any entries. CMUpgrade.log contains the following entries: ERROR: Failed to start Site Component Manager GetLastError=1115 CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 7/1/2020 2:10:36 AM 5008 (0x1390)INFO: SQL Connection succeeded. Connection: SMS ACCESS, Type: Secure CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 7/1/2020 2:10:36 AM 5008 (0x1390)Turned on activation for… Read More »

Cleaning up the State Migration Point

Remove orphaned or outdated folders from Configuration Manager StateMigrationPoint. When you set up a State Migration Point you must configure a deletion policy for the storage folder. Since this policy only gets applied if the migration is completed, there may be folders on your drive that never get cleaned up. The script below checks if… Read More »