Exchange: List all ActiveSync Users & PhoneNumbers

Here is a script that will list you all Exchange users with a specific ActiveSync policy, it will link the users to their AD objects and list their Mobile Number if present. Hopefully this helps someone..   https://gist.github.com/danjpadgett/8ae39664e395bdb95e3395899d5cca8c   Cheers, Dan

Warning! KB3148812 breaks WSUS server!

Beware! I got a notification on my SCCM server that it was failing to get updates, checked the logs and was presented with this.. note the date started...The behavior was the WSUS service was stopping itself for no apparent reason, windows logs showed: "The WSUS Service service terminated unexpectedly.  It has done this 4 time(s)."So … Continue reading Warning! KB3148812 breaks WSUS server!

Workaround for BGInfo Tiled wallpaper on high resolution screens

Hi All, There is a bug in BGinfo that some of you may have noticed which causes the applied wallpaper to be tiled even though bginfo is set to "stretch" mode. This occurs on windows 8/10 where you have the following setting set to more than 100% :   This problem would happen even if … Continue reading Workaround for BGInfo Tiled wallpaper on high resolution screens

Powershell: Pause SCCM Task Sequence with Message Box, Auto launch SMSTS.log

Hi All, I put together this simple PS script that will generate a message box with a friendly message that your TS has failed. It will then auto launch your SMSTS.log file with CMTrace and add a Task Sequence variable of "TSFailed" which you can leverage as a step in your Task Sequence if you … Continue reading Powershell: Pause SCCM Task Sequence with Message Box, Auto launch SMSTS.log

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/danjpadgett/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

Potential Fix: Windows 10 Build Fails When Imaging Machines With Intel i217-LM Network Card

(Scroll down to The Fix: to see the potential fixes)I don't think i have ever been happier to consider an imaging issue resolved than this one. If you are reading this you are probably having similar issues imaging to Windows 10 with the painful (and shit) Intel i217-LM Network Card.Your symptoms will probably look a … Continue reading Potential Fix: Windows 10 Build Fails When Imaging Machines With Intel i217-LM Network Card

Dart – Remote Control WinPE (The Nice Way)

Before i begin, a big thanks to reddit/user/ab0mbs for the initial script for this project! For the longest time i have always Dart Remote Tools in my WinPE boot images. Dart is included in the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack  which is available if you have Software Assurance with Microsoft. Dart's Remote Tools allows you to remote … Continue reading Dart – Remote Control WinPE (The Nice Way)

Preserving a users Outlook Signature during User Initiated Reimage

One of the biggest gripes from clients when their workstation is reimaged is the fact that they lose their Outlook Signature. Because Exchange cannot store personalised signatures on the server layer it has always been a manual process to reinstate (or recreate) the signature file.I have come up with the following solution to backup and … Continue reading Preserving a users Outlook Signature during User Initiated Reimage

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