Our August user group meeting will be on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Microsoft's Edina HQ building - 2nd Floor. Please register in advance so we can get a proper count for food and drink. Food and drinks will be provided.

Guest speaker Garth Jones (Enhansoft’s Chief Architect) will present ConfigMgr Reporting Tips.

In his presentation, Garth will show you how to map data within Configuration Manager to SQL views. He will also show you how to formulate a SQL query and how to use that query in a ConfigMgr report. Finally, he will demonstrate how to upload the report to a ConfigMgr website. Along the way, Garth will provide helpful tips and tricks that you can use when creating your own reports.

Parallels becomes a silver MNSCUG sponsor in August so we thank them for making this meeting possible.

Eventbrite - MNSCUG August 2016 Meeting

Our next user group meeting will be on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Microsoft's Edina HQ building - 6th Floor, Lake of the Woods room.  Please register in advance so we can get a proper count for food and drink. Food and drinks will be provided.

Our speakers for this month are Matt Fritz and Ryan Ephgrave.

Max Fritz will be presenting on Azure Active Directory! He'll be covering SSO, identity, MFA, and ATA. Max's bio: IT consultant with broad experience in messaging and collaboration tools. Self proclaimed geek. Can't stop talking about the technology I love. I am passionate about all things Office 365 and Azure Active Directory, especially in the education space and believe technology should be about simplifying and improving life for both end users and Administrators. I spend my days helping organizations make the best use of cloud technologies such as Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, Azure Active Directory, PowerBI, EMS, and more.

Ryan Ephgrave will be presenting on Azure Automation runbooks and integration into OSD task sequences! Ryan is systems consultant and author of the Now Micro Right Click Tools. He also runs the blog EphingAdmin.

Our sponsor this month is Concurrency!

 

 Eventbrite - February 2014 MNSCUG Meeting

 

See you there!

Our next user group meeting will be on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Microsoft's Edina HQ building - 6th Floor, Lake of the Woods room.  Please register in advance so we can get a proper count for food and drink. Food and drinks will be provided.

 

We have two great Microsoft MVPs presenting! We'll be covering all things EMS!

 

Jason Sandys, Enterprise Mobility MVP, has 20+ years of experience in a wide range of technologies, environments, and industries and extensive knowledge in implementing and supporting all things SMS and Configuration Manager beginning with SMS 2.0. He is a co-author for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Unleashed, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Unleashed, a contributing author to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed, and is a frequent presenter at Microsoft events, as well as various other community events and user-groups world-wide. Jason blogs atblog.configmgrftw.com and is active in the online support community.

 

Kent Agerlund, Coretech Global - Chief Technical Architect, Configuration Manager MVP. Microsoft Certified Trainer and senior consultant. Kent has worked with SMS since 1997 and as a trainer/consultant since 1992. Co-founder of System Center User Group Denmark in 2009.

 

Our sponsor this month is Coretech Global

With remaining time we'll take questions on anything else, including CM!

 

 Eventbrite - February 2014 MNSCUG Meeting

 

See you there!

Fred took these notes

Notes from Kent's session:

  • The server needs access to specific internet sites in order to get the 1602 upgrade.
  • Make sure to preserve the account that was used to install 1511 / 1602.