Today I’ve released the first beta release of Visualizer for ConfigMgr aka Visualizer4CM. This is a tool I built out of necessity to visualise the relationships in ConfigMgr. I needed this to make fault finding collection membership issues easier, and also to help with understanding application dependencies.
You can get more info on the Overview page, or get it on the Download page.
After a busy couple of months, TsGui 1.0 is finally ready for release.
Version 1.0 adds the feature most commonly requested by TsGui users, the ability to have one option affect the value of another, something I call ‘option linking’. It also adds conditional logic so you can now build If/Else rules for setting values. These two features combine to add significant additional flexibility in what you can do with your config.
The new ADK 1703 has been released and for some reason Microsoft has decided to change some things regarding .Net. According to the MS website:
Install WinPE-HTA to enable limited WPF support
Why MS has decided that WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation, the thing that does the UI in TsGui), one of their newer standards, requires HTA, one of their older ones, is beyond me. Argh.
Moral of the story, if you are using ADK 1703, you’ll need to add WinPE-HTA to your WinPE as well as WinPE-NetFX.
There is an update to TsGui on the downloads page. This update addresses a couple of issues with queries that can cause TsGui to crash. Continue reading