Recast Tips & Tricks

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  • Reset User Passwords
  • Customize the System Information Tool
  • Diagnose Problems Faster
  • Solve Deployment Problems
  • Give Users a Prompt to Cancel Device Shutdowns
  • Troubleshoot Content
  • Transform Computers into Single-Purpose Testing Devices
  • Remotely Enable the Unified Write Filter
  • Run Right Click Actions on Multiple Devices
  • Get a List of all the Collections a Device is in
  • Retrieve AD Bitlocker Recovery Keys
  • Add Security - Disable Certain Right Click Tools



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Reset User Passwords

  • Quickly reset user passwords by right clicking within your SCCM console.

Customize the System Information Tool

  • Scope the System Information tool to show only data of interest.

Diagnose Problems Faster

  • Troubleshoot Task Sequences with the Status Message Query tool. Spend more time solving and less time searching.

Solve Deployment Problems

  • Run all your favorite Recast RCT actions in particular deployment states. Run actions against devices that failed your deployment.

Give Users a Prompt to Cancel Device Shutdowns

  • Give users more freedom by allowing them to push back shutdowns or restarts.

Troubleshoot Content

  • Quickly navigate to your content source and eliminate clicks.

Transform Computers into Single-Purpose Testing Devices

  • Use Lab Manager to quickly turn devices into kiosks.

Remotely Enable the Unified Write Filter

  • Use StateLocker to enable the UWF and prevent changes to your devices.

Run Right Click Actions on Multiple Devices

  • Recast RCT 2.5 now supports multiselect.

Get a List of all the Collections a Device is in

  • Don't lose track of your devices. Quickly find which maintenance windows prevented your deployment from running.

Retrieve AD Bitlocker Recovery Keys

  • Right Click to find AD Bitlocker Keys.

Add Security - Disable Certain Right Click Actions

  • Prevent admins from running certain (potentially harmful) right click actions.
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