Some weeks ago, I visted a new customer to perform a deployment of a very simple Microsoft DirectAccess deployment. Everything seemed fine before I started the deployment. The PKI was in place and I though that it would only take a couple of hours to perform the deploy and do some testing.
Microsoft brings security to Mac During Microsoft Management Summit 2012 it was announced that Microsoft will support both Linux and Mac from Configuration Manager 2012 and also deliver System Center Endpoint Protection for these operating systems. You can read the annocement here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2012/06/15/system-center-2012-extends-client-management-and-security-to-mac-and-linux.aspx This guide is only for manually deploying
Download the free book on Windows 7 deploying right here: DeployingWindows7EssentialGuidance.pdf (6,49 mb)
This guide explians how to enable maintenance mode from the agent side. Allowing for a simplified way of activating computer maintenance mode. This version adds the ability to turn off maintenance mode from the agent as well as turn it on. The vbscript has been updated with some more options