SCCM

Powershell – Execute SCCM 2012 Applications

Sometimes, it can be useful to execute an Application / Package in the SCCM Software Center using Powershell.
For example, if an application is only available, not required, in the deployment and you want to install several package without logging to the computer.

Unfortunately, there is no built-in powershell cmdlet to do this. We must call method with a specific dll.

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SCCM

SCCM 2012 – How to update SCCM Agent

When Microsoft release a new Cumulative Update for ConfigMgr 2012, the SCCM Agent is updated too with a new version. To fix some bugs and improvements, you need to deploy it on all your clients.

To do this, you can choose two solutions:

  • Use the CAB file in the folder [SCCMInstall]\hotfix\KB\SCUP and deploy it with SCUP, that means you are using Software Updates.
  • Deploy the new version with two packages, one for x86 and one for x64, included in the Cumulative Update. With this solution, you can easily update your client with no technical requisite.

We will see how to update clients with the second solution, using package.

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