Category: Configuration Item

October 30, 2018
How to Create a Compliance Setting to Detect If the Firewall Is Off

IT professionals need to troubleshoot all sorts of issues. Oftentimes, while I’m troubleshooting a problem, I’ll turn off the local firewall to ensure that it isn’t causing the problem. If…

May 23, 2018
Configuration Baseline Remediation – Configuration Item

In this blog post I will show you how to create a Configuration Item. This comes in handy when you’re dealing with a specific update for hundreds or thousands of…

June 29, 2017
Petya/NotPetya Kill Switch and SCCM

There’s yet another WannaCry variant out there and this time it’s called Petya! I heard about a method in ZDNet from Amit Serper that will prevent this variant of WannaCry/Petya…

August 29, 2016
How to Install Vulnerability Assessment Configuration Pack

Security is one of the most important concerns for any company, but auditing the security of 100 computers is a huge task, let alone 10,000 computers. This is where System…

August 9, 2016
How to Create a DCM Item to Detect If the Firewall Is Off

Recently I turned off a bunch of firewalls in order to correct a problem. Turning off the firewalls was easy, but remembering all of the systems that I did this…