Michael Yorke

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  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Hi Mark, We use Central Server mode, so the database and main repo is stored at HQ. In PDQ Deploy, I have set the repository path to a DFS-N share, shown below. Each site therefore resolves this pa...

  • Michael Yorke created a post,

    Best-Practice? Using PDQ across international sites

    Hello, We have 3 sites spread across the globe, connected via VPN, with the PDQ server in the main HQ. Connectively to the remote sites is pretty poor as they are so far away, so characterised by h...

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Hi, I just signed in to say how brilliant the script is - thanks so much.I had a user contact me recently saying his laptop doesn't last very long when running on battery, so I ran a health report ...

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Thanks Dagannoth Rex,  I didn't know PDQ could do this. It seem this powershell script would take care of updating PDQ once I had the installer downloaded and sitting in a folder called the version...

  • Michael Yorke created a post,

    PDQ deploy & Webhooks

    Hi, I used visualping to monitor half a dozen webpages for vendors release notes. When a new version of an application is updated, the webpage gets updated, but ususlly the download link remains th...

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Brilliant post. Thanks for taking the time to share.  It would be great to have this level of functionality and message customisation baked into PDQ. One question. How can I put an expiry timer on ...

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Hi Ryan I haven't tried 2020 yet, but I get exactly what you describe with 2019. The deploymet just times out, but it does work. The install logs confirm it. I'll probably get around to looking at ...

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    "In my 2018 package I have first step to remove 2015" - interesting...!  How exactly are you getting 2015 removed? 

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Hi, I did have issues with my first SW2019 admin image not deploying, despite not doing anything different to when I created packages for 2018 and previous versions.  This issue was that it DID ins...

  • Michael Yorke commented,

    Thanks. Yes, this looks the likely cause. Although this PC would hvae been setup a few years ago, the date of the OS installation must related to the 1809 service pack. And the date matches the ins...