How to Enable BitLocker on Existing Devices Using SCCM

All businesses want to protect their data to make sure it is safe from unauthorized users. A big part of this is to encrypt the disks of their devices using BitLocker. This can easily be done during OS installation for all new computers but it might be troublesome to enable bitlocker on existing devices. BitLocker can use multiple key information methods but in this case I will focus on TPM. TPM is a hardware component that is installed by the manufacturer and can be used to ensure that the computers has not been tampered with while the computer was powered…

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How to create SCCM collection based on Configuration Baseline compliance

Background I was looking at how to create SCCM collection based on configuration baseline as a validation step before running upgrades on Windows 10 devices. During this process I wanted to automate collection memberships based on the results of the validation. It turns out that you can quite easily create SCCM Collection Based on Configuration Baseline. I'm using this method to verify that our devices fulfill the requirements before assigning the Feature Upgrade. Solution All you need to do is navigate to Configuration Baselines to select the baseline you want to use. Click the Deployments tab and right-click on the deployment…

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Application Catalog is still required when deployed as available for users

Background I was recently asked what the prerequsites was for deploying application to users as Available. It turns out the customer was interested in moving from Application Catalog to the new Software Center which in turn made them ask some questions. Previously in the Silverlight based Software Center users were unable to install applications that was Available to them. They had to open Application Catalog to see those applications. Solution It turns out that while you can install available applications through the new Software Center you still need Application Catalog installed and configured in ConfigMgr even though you don't have…

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