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Custom Global Condition for Windows Features in MECM

It’s time for another back to the basics on Application building in MECM. You’re getting ready to create an Application in MECM. Said Application requires that a specific Windows Feature is enabled. I know I could use PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit or even a small custom PowerShell script to handle enabling the feature and running the install, but in this case I don’t want the Application to install if a particular Windows Feature is not enabled. To do this, I’m going to create a Custom Global Condition to detect if the Windows Feature in question is enabled. Open your MECM console and go to \Software Library\Overview\Application Management\Global Conditions. Click on Create Global Condition on the ribbon. Give your Global Condition a name that makes sense for your environment. Put in a quick description of what it checks for. Device type is Windows and Condition type is Setting . Setting type is Script and Data type is String . Click the Add Script button . For the Script