Everyday is Patch Tuesday

With the release of Configuration Manager 1802 you can choose your own day as Patch Tuesday. In some countries Patch Tuesday actually falls on Wednesday because of the time difference. Configuring this in an¬†Automatic Deployment Rule was almost impossible. In some environments I choose to run the ADR on the…

Updating Windows Server 2016 Defender with SCCM

Recently I had to create a VMware deployment template for Windows Server 2016. I started with a vanilla installation but I also had to include a SCCM client. Using the installation guidelines from a collegue for Windows Server 2012 R2 I installed the SCCM client with ccmsetup.exe and then waited…

Frequent, continuous releases coming for System Center

Microsoft recently added a blog post about the update frequency for System Center. However, the update frequency for SCCM is not changed: System Center Configuration Manager will continue to offer three releases a year to give you the latest updates for managing servers, PCs, and mobile devices.