18 06, 2018

Avoiding BranchCache Firewall Rule Bloat

By | June 18th, 2018|BranchCache, SCCM|2 Comments

OK I’ll keep this one simple and to the point..

If you enable BranchCache via ConfigMgr Client Settings – you might end up with a TON of duplicate Firewall rules relating to BranchCache. Seems that every time you upgrade the CM Client – it creates a whole new set of BranchCache Firewall rules. This also […]

25 05, 2018

ConfigMgr Peer Cache Resource Thresholds

By | May 25th, 2018|BranchCache, Peer Cache, SCCM|0 Comments

A common question that we get when people start out on their P2P journey, are concerns around ‘overloading’ the clients that are serving up the content. What if you only have a single client with the content and then another 100 machines all request it at once? BranchCache has […]

17 05, 2018

2Pint Software and CTGlobal are going to visualize the entire IT infrastructure!

By | May 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Visualization is the key to providing better insight into a company’s IT infrastructure, thus leading to a more efficient business focusing on flexibility and better security.

2Pint Software has partnered with CTGlobal that ensures integration between the software solutions of the companies. The partnership will also give 2Pint Software customers access to the best technical resources […]

4 05, 2018

Midwest Management Summit Giveaway!

By | May 4th, 2018|The Social|0 Comments

 OK folks, here’s your big chance to join us at the Midwest Management Summit! https://mmsmoa.com/ 

Win a Conference Pass to MMSMOA with just a tweet!

Really simple – you just have to be creative.

1. You have to follow @2pintsoftware on Twitter
2. Then, just send a Tweet completing the phrase ‘I […]

21 02, 2018

iPXE troubleshooting session #2 debrief

By | February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

iPXE troubleshooting session #2 debrief

Just finished up a two day troubleshooting session in Cambridge. Awesome as always! So what did we fixes where we aiming to sort out this time:

  1. NTLM only using local names and not being able to use DOMAIN for authentication.
  2. iPXE issues with USB devices – causing random lockups/resets of the […]
19 02, 2018

BranchCache ‘Always On’ Mode in ConfigMgr 1802

By | February 19th, 2018|BranchCache, SCCM|0 Comments

 Microsoft ConfigMgr shiny new CB releases – dontcha just love ’em! This month’s release (1802) contained a TON of exciting new features and improvements – but here at 2Pint we like to hack away under the hood and see just what else those cheeky CM devs have been up to.
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20 12, 2017

Latest Windows 10 Delivery Optimization Policies (1803)

By | December 20th, 2017|Delivery Optimization, Windows 10|0 Comments

The latest Windows 10 Release (1803) brings with it several key new policies to control the Windows Delivery Optimization service.
Just in case you’ve been on a massive vacation in a cave, or just asleep for the last 3 years, here’s what Delivery Optimization (henceforth known as DO) does.

DO is the Windows […]

31 10, 2017

Using BranchCache for MP Traffic Offloading in ConfigMgr Current Branch

By | October 31st, 2017|Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS), BranchCache, SCCM|0 Comments

You should, by now, have realised that here at 2Pint we quite like the efficiency that the Microsoft Peer-to-Peer ecosystem brings to ConfigMgr Land. So it’s always nice when you find that the ConfigMgr team have added EVEN MORE P2P GOODNESS in the latest Current Branch release (which is […]

25 10, 2017

What is Teredo and why is it in my Delivery Optimization soup?

By | October 25th, 2017|Delivery Optimization|0 Comments

So what has Delivery Optimization to do with Teredo?

Unlike technologies such as BranchCache which utilizes multicast messages with a TTL of 1 to find machines with requested data, Delivery Optimization contacts a cloud service for a list of peers. This service uses HTTPS to *.do.dsp.mp.microsoft.com (communication to this service has to be allowed outbound to […]