ConfigMgr + Apple DEP

It’s pretty awesome that you can extend Configuration Manager to not only manage your corporate on-prem devices, you can also turn it into a single-pane-of-glass Mobile Device Management solution for all of your devices. I recently hooked up our ConfigMgr environment into Intune with the intent to manage a pilot group of iPads. During that … Read more

ConfigMgr Update State: I thought I saw a 2!

What does Bender (the lovable bending robot from Futurama) and Configuration Manager both have in common? They both don’t like the number 2. This post investigates an issue that prevented our ConfigMgr environment from installing the latest update. We knew something was wrong because the “Updates and Servicing Status” page showed no data, and because … Read more

TFS 2017: TF255356 error during installation

I ran across an error recently during an in-place upgrade to Team Foundation Server 2017 from TFS 2015 Update 3. During the upgrade, the Configure step would fail with the following detailed message: TF255356: The following error occurred when configuring the Team Foundation databases: TF400711: Error occurred while executing servicing step ‘Install Inherited Service Definitions’ … Read more