SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 – New Intune Features: Block Apps natively and deploy a iOS custom profile

Hi there,
finally I got time to check, which new Features was brought to us System Center 2012 configuration Manager guys with the R2 SP1 update. My interests were on the iOS and Windows Management. And for both of them, some nice Features were added.

Blocking Apps
The availability of blocking Apps is now supported through the normal configuration, rather than using OMA-URIs as before (https://blog.hosebei.ch/2014/11/10/sccm-2012-r2-windows-phone-8-1-black-listing-apps-and-vendors/). You can create a Configuration Item with the specific Settings: Continue reading

SCCM 2012 – Client Installation properties

In System Center Configuration Manager 2007, there was sometimes a challenge to find to correct Installation properties, most of the problem came with the patch files. But in 2012 we don’t have to install msp-files yet. But even then, a friend of mine considered a problem with the new apllication model in SCCM 2012. When you use apllications, and create deployments on collections, there isn’t an option to tell “Run from Distribution Point”, as it is still on Deployments of the 2007 style Packages. So if your SCCM Application Deployment Type which should run on the client, is larger than the default SCCM Client cache size of 5120MB, the download and installation will fail.

So I use for my client installation the following Installation properties (Client Push):
SMSSITECODE=H05 SMSCACHEFLAGS=PERCENTDISKSPACE;NTFSONLY SMSCACHESIZE=10 SMSMP=FQDN-MP FSP=FQDN-FSP Continue reading