In the past three blogs you have seen how to change a user preference, how to change the background and how to change a system preference by changing the logon window text. In this blog I want to show you that you are also able to enable remote administration, including VNC access and that you […]READ MORE
Managing Mac OS X system preferences – Set Logon Window Text
As part of my session at the Configuration Manager Community Event in Bern last Friday I showed a couple of use cases where you could use the Compliance Settings of Configuration Manager 2012 to manage your Apple OS X devices. Check earlier blogs here and here. A couple of them were using the discovery and […]READ MORE
How to set background of Mac OS X with ConfigMgr 2012 R2
Apple is slightly changing how preferences are stored. For instance, until Mac OS X Mountain Lion the background was managed in the preferences located in file ~\Library\Preferences\com.apple.desktop.plist . You could easily change the background key in this file. With the release of Mac OS X Mavericks this setting is moved to a database file instead […]READ MORE
How to set user preferences in Mac OS X 10.x with ConfigMgr 2012 R2
Today I presented a session about Mastering Apple OS X with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 at the Swiss Configuration Manager User Group in Bern. Mac OS X support by Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has two ways of supporting Settings Management namely, managing settings through preferences directly or managing it through Shell Scripts. One of the […]READ MORE
Up next: Friday the 13th speaking at ConfigMgr.ch
On the 13th of June I am invited to speak at the Configuration Manager User Group Switzerland. In Bern I will be speaking about managing your Mac OS X devices with Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Learn what you need to have to be able to manage those sexy devices and see what you are able […]READ MORE
Thanks to our publisher Sybex, Santos Martinez and me are able to give away a number of Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager books during TechEd North America. Yesterday we already signed and gave away some books at the Microsoft Premier Services booth in the Expo Hall. But there are more books to give […]READ MORE
TechDays 2014 Session recordings available
Last month on the 16th of April, Kenneth van Surksum and me presented a session called “Application deployment across several devices with System Center 2012 Configuration”. As from this week the session recordings are available on Microsoft Channel 9, the session from Kenneth and me is also online and can be watched below and downloaded […]READ MORE
Support for Windows Phone 8.1 and Samsung KNOX Standard being added to Windows Intune
Today the Windows Intune team announced the availability of support for Windows Phone 8.1 and Samsung KNOX Standard. As from today support going to be added to Windows Intune stand alone and the hybrid scenario with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 via the Extensions for Windows Intune, this is done in a phased way since not […]READ MORE
Windows Intune is the cloud solution from where you are able to manage your PC’s and/or mobile devices. In this series we are focusing on mobile device management so we will skip the PC side of the Windows Intune. Mobile device management via Windows Intune enables you to manage your devices from anywhere, anytime and […]READ MORE
Building a complete MDM solution with Exchange 2013, ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Windows Intune
Unfortunately my Windows IT Pro sessions about the Microsoft’s Mobile Device Management solutions were cancelled due the lack of booked “seats” in the virtual classroom. Sad that it won’t go through, I put a lot of effort in it. But the good thing about that it is cancelled is that I am able to share […]READ MORE
How to deploy an ConfigMgr 2012 R2 application with RES Workspace Manager 2014?
It’s almost Easter so a quick blog about RES Workspace Manager 2014 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2. 😉 After describing the integration of RES Workspace Manager 2014 with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 application model, how a deployment is initiated and how App-V ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and RES Workspace Manager 2014 are better together. It’s now time to have a […]READ MORE
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About Peter Daalmans
Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit, TechEd Australia, TechEd New Zealand and in 2017 Peter had the honor to speak at Microsoft Ignite. See more here.
Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security