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PowerShell and Configuration Manager 2012 R2–Part 5

Summary: Use the Configuration Manager cmdlets to create an application. Oh, Scripting Guy! I want to get home at a decent hour today, but I need to bring this massive list of applications into Configuration Manager. I heard the Configuration Manager cmdlets can do this, but I need some help. So…er…*Cough*...HELP! —TR Hello TR...

PowerShell and Configuration Manager 2012 R2–Part 4

Summary: Use the Configuration Manager cmdlets to work with driver packages.  Hey, Scripting Guy! My current job involves creating packages in Configuration Manager 2012. Is there some way to automate the process? It’s not that it’s actually difficult, but it is a very repeatable process. I thought to myself, “Repeatable? This ...

PowerShell and Configuration Manager 2012 R2–Part 3

Summary: Use the Configuration Manager cmdlets to update applications in distribution points.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’m forever having the nightmare of going clickity, click, click, click when I’m working with my distribution points—especially when updating applications and packages. There must be some way to do this in Windows ...

PowerShell and Configuration Manager 2012 R2–Part 2

Summary: Use the Configuration Manager cmdlets to work with site collections.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I deal with Configuration Manager on a regular basis, and I have to manage User and Device collections. I’d like an easier way to add and remove members and audit the memberships of site collections. Could you show me how to do that with...

PowerShell and Configuration Manager 2012 R2–Part 1

Summary: Load the Configuration Manager cmdlets and make a basic site connection.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve been doing a lot of work in the Configuration Manager 2012 R2 console and it’s beautiful. But I find I spend a lot of my time clicking all over the place and repeating tasks. Are there PowerShell cmdlets available that I can ...

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