Building a CM Lab – ConfigMgr Collections/App Deployments 
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Post 10, because you’d like to make App Deployments and you need collections to test that.
So now we have a functional ConfigMgr Server, lets set up some Collections and Create a few Apps [MS Docs Collection Overview]
There is a great community script available that I used to create a bunch of handy collections. While I ended up deleting a ton that will not pertain to my lab, it still saved me a ton of time.
I also then made a collection for OSD Baremetal and included the “Unknown Computer” Collections to make OSD easier. [MS Docs Creating Collections]
Now over to User Collections
Now lets make an easy app and deploy it so we can test it out. [MS Docs Create Application] [MS Docs Deploy]
Next up, lets do a simple OSD Test, make sure all the parts are working before we import a fancy TS.
Blog Post List
Series Introduction – Building a CM Lab from Scratch
- Domain Controller – Setting up your Domain Controller
- Gateway Virtual Machine – Creating a Router for your Lab using Windows Server
- Certificate Authority – On Domain Controller [Optional]
- ConfigMgr Server Pre-Reqs (Windows Features)
- Configuration Settings (AD & GPOs)
- Source Server (File Share)
- ConfigMgr SQL Install
- ConfigMgr Install
- ConfigMgr Basic Settings
- ConfigMgr Collections & App Deployment
- ConfigMgr OSD
- ConfigMgr Reporting Services