Import Drivers into Configuration Manager 2012 with PowerShell

Yet another blog post I need to recreate thanks to the vagaries of moving WordPress between hosters 🙁

This code lets you import device drivers into Configuration Manager, as per the steps laid out in Chapter 11 of Learn ConfigMgr 2012 in a Month of Lunches.

You can also download the code directly from http://www.jamesbannanit.com/files/manning/CMDriverImport.zip

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Deploy simultaneous Windows to Go Devices with PowerShell

The code in this blog post is the tidied-up script which I used in my sessions at TechEd New Zealand and TechEd Australia, on deploying multiple Windows to Go devices in parallel.

Because I work quite a bit with Ironkey, and Ironkey Windows to Go devices have the nice feature of each having a unique […]

Create an OS Deployment Task Sequence in Configuration Manager 2012 with PowerShell

This code is designed to create the framework for the Windows 8.1 OSD Task Sequence used in Chapter 11 of “Learn ConfigMgr 2012 in a Month of Lunches“.

The PowerShell cmdlet doesn’t perform the full amount of customisation which the reader does in the book’s lab environment, but it sets up the structure of the […]

Presenting at TechEd Australia 2014 and TechEd Europe 2014!

TechEd Australia is looking a little different this year. No longer being held on the Gold Coast (there goes my annual opportunity to terrify the beach-going locals with my extreme whiteness), it has been split up into two smaller two-day events, held in Melbourne and Sydney respectively.

I’m pleased to announce that I will be […]

Use CreateMedia.exe without installing the SCCM console

I’ve been doing some work out a customer recently, and there was a requirement (or at least a “it would be really great if we could do this”-type request) to be able to trigger the creation of SCCM prestaged media on a remote system which did NOT have the SCCM console installed.

Hmmm.

As you […]