What’s new

In this new version, new methods for Configuration Manager and Active Directory are included. See the list below for new methods available and general improvements within this release:

General improvements:
  • Wizard driven installation now stores configuration in registry for improved upgrade experience
  • Wizard driven installation now creates the ConfigMgr WebService Activity event log
  • Added a method to retrieve the current version of the web service
Configuration Manager
  • GetCMApplicationByCategory
  • GetCMUser
  • GetCMOSImageArchitectureForTaskSequence
Active Directory
  • SetADComputerManagedByAttribute

Download ConfigMgr WebService

In order to get your hands on the bits for this web service, you have some options. You can download the source code from our GitHub page, and compile the web service yourself. For installation instructions, follow what’s outlined in the README.md file in the repository. You can visit our GitHub page from the link below:

https://github.com/NickolajA/ConfigMgrWebService

Your other option is to download a compiled version of the web service, ready for use. This version has been made available on TechNet Gallery:

https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ConfigMgr-WebService-100-572825b2

We’ve published the source code for the purpose of making it available for those organisations that cannot leverage untrusted publishers, but also if you’d want to get your hands dirty and have a look at it.

Update Instructions

If you already have ConfigMgr WebService installed in your environment, you can update it simply by replacing the ConfigMgrWebService.dll file in the bin folder of where you’ve placed the web service files. Please not though, that since version 1.1.0, three new Application Settings was introduced that you need to add manually, or replace the web.config file with the existing one and re-enter the values for each application setting.

If ConfigMgr WebService has been installed by using the included wizard driven installation, run the wizard again and the upgrade process will begin. From version 1.4.0 and onwards, the upgrade experience has improved and previously configured values will not be populated automatically within the wizard. See the documentation embedded in the download package from TechNet Gallery for more information.

Installation Instructions

Please refer to the ConfigMgr WebService 1.4.0 – Installation Guide PDF attached in the package available on TechNet Gallery (see link above).

Documentation

Also attached in the package is the documentation for each method currently available in the latest version of ConfigMgr WebService. Please refer to ConfigMgr WebService 1.4.0 – Documentation PDF for more information.

Nickolaj Andersen
Principal Consultant and Enterprise Mobility MVP since 2016. Nickolaj has been in the IT industry for the past 10 years specializing in Enterprise Mobility and Security, Windows devices and deployments including automation. Currently working for TrueSec as a Principal Consultant. Awarded as PowerShell Hero in 2015 by the community for his script and tools contributions. Creator of ConfigMgr Prerequisites Tool, ConfigMgr OSD FrontEnd, ConfigMgr WebService to name a few. Frequent speaker at conferences and user groups.

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