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

By Garth Jones 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…

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

By Joseph Yedid 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…

January 7, 2016
Configuration Baseline Remediation: Part 1 – Configuration Item

By Joseph Yedid In a previous blog post by Garth Jones, Where Are My Network Drives?, he encountered a situation where his network drives were not available to an application….