The Apajove Blog

Technical nuggets from the Apajove team

Software Update Reporting with Callisto

Here at Apajove we've been delivering Configuration Manager consultancy and support for the past eight years, our consultancy team have experience going back to SMS 1.2 and we are huge fans of ConfigMgr. One thing that we all agree on is that the data that ConfigMgr...

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Task Sequence Reporting with Callisto

As ConfigMgr admins we all want to keep on top of the health and performance of OS Deployment and we want to make sure that everything is working as we expect it to. This can be a job in itself, but if we want to provide data to non-admins in the environment then...

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Creating an OS Deployment Dashboard

The number one customer request for Callisto in recent months has been for some visibility of OS deployment. In the ConfigMgr console we get some reasonable stats, but they're not particularly intuitive, you need the console installed and it's not really appropriate...

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Windows 10 Servicing “Other” Records

In the Configuration Manager Windows 10 Servicing Node there's some top-level dashboard stats to show you a handy breakdown of the Windows 10 versions in your environment. They're handy for a quick glance, but you can't drill into them (at least currently?) and...

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Alert Escalation with Native Operations Manager

An interesting request by a customer recently, where they wanted to have Operations Manager alerts of a certain criteria escalated to other teams, should the alert remain unresolved for x number of minutes. You'd probably begin to think that were going to need an...

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Using System Center to get valuable business insights

Chances are, your business uses Microsoft System Center. It’s the industry-leading tool, but it has some notable limitations. Although it has vast capabilities and provides a rich source of data with information and telemetry across many areas, it can be difficult to...

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Installing Roles and Features error 0x800F0922

You can drive yourself mad with this stuff. There's loads of blog posts and StackOverflow questions and answers about this, but I didn't find anything that quite addressed it for me, so as a quick note... If you can't install a role or feature, and your dism...

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