Category: PowerShell

June 5, 2019
Using a SQL Server Query to Create a PowerShell Script

This blog post is really meant for those who are better at writing SQL Server queries than at writing PowerShell scripts. I am one of those people, so recently I…

December 20, 2018
How to Backup SCCM Reports

A question that I get asked regularly is how to backup SCCM reports. This is required when SCCM administrators are moving from System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 to SCCM…

July 25, 2018
Using PowerShell to Uninstall Applications with Hardware Inventory

Last year I told you about how I needed a script that would detect all versions of an application on a computer and uninstall each version one at a time….

September 21, 2017
What Can I Do Not to Overload My SCCM Environment?

By Garth Jones A common question that I often see asked within the Microsoft Forums and on the myITforum mailing list is, “I need to deploy application “XYZ” to all…

July 25, 2017
Using PowerShell to Uninstall Applications

Part of my Monitor Information Reporting (MIR) testing (MIR is now part of Enhansoft Reporting) involved deploying several updates to my ConfigMgr lab’s clients. My lab’s a mix of both…

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…

May 10, 2017
How to Query Asset Intelligence for Top Console User Details

By Garth Jones Here’s some background on how I came to write this blog post. In a recent forum post, someone mentioned that user details were not being displayed within…

December 15, 2016
How Do I Install PowerShell Modules?

By Garth Jones Not long ago, I was working with PowerShell (PS) in order to create a few automation scripts. This was a bit of a challenge for me as…

November 2, 2016
How Do You Automatically Backup ConfigMgr Reports Using AfterBackup.bat?

In a recent blog post entitled, “How Do You Backup All of Your Custom ConfigMgr Reports?” I showed you how to backup these reports using PowerShell. I love that process,…

October 26, 2016
How Do You Backup All of Your Custom ConfigMgr Reports?

In one of my previous blog posts, I talked about how to back-up a custom ConfigMgr report. In that blog post, I said that that process was good for a…