Update Rollup 1 for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1606 available

Hello!

Our folks of ConfigMgr Product Team relased an Update Rollup for the 1606 version of Current Branch.

Here is the announcement:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2016/09/07/update-rollup-1-for-system-center-configuration-manager-current-branch-version-1606-is-now-available/

And here the specifications of what improve/fix:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3186654

Regards!

Federation with ADFS 3.0 and SNI Support

Hello!!

Some times I found problems with mobile devices trying to authenticate to ADFS when these are managed by Intune+ConfigMgr.

The problem is that exists a problem with the SNI.

Below I put a link where is well explained.

https://newsignature.com/articles/federation-adfs-3-0-sni-support

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/applicationproxyblog/2014/06/19/how-to-support-non-sni-capable-clients-with-web-application-proxy-and-ad-fs-2012-r2/

Regards

Available Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager

Hi!

Good news! yesterday was announced the availability of ConfigMgr Current Branch 1606. This is not a minor update and comes with a lot of improvements focused on Security, Device Management, ConfigMgr Monitoring, Service and Updates Node options, Application management, etc…

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/07/22/now-available-update-1606-for-system-center-configuration-manager/

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/mt752488.aspx

Some of new features are:

  • Windows Information Protection (formerly EDP) features allow you to create and deploy information protection policy, including the ability to choose your protected apps and define your EDP-protection level.

 

  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection features enable the ability to on-board and off-board Windows 10 clients to the cloud service and view agent health in the monitoring dashboard (requires a Windows Defender ATP tenant in Azure).

 

  • Windows Store for Business Integration allows you to manage and deploy applications purchased through the Windows Store for Business portal for both online and offline licensed apps.

 

  • Windows Hello for Business policies for domain-joined Windows 10 devices managed by the Configuration Manager client.

 

More info about Current Branch:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt622084.aspx

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/06/30/the-fastest-customer-upgrade-to-configmgr-ever/

Regards!