Month: January 2013

Microsoft hybrid cloud solutions

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Many people are looking towards moving many of their services to the cloud (either it is applications, virtual machines or just data)The key factors for this approach is multiple reasons* Agility* Availability* Economy The ability to quickly expand and scale-up if the service…

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Application Approval workflow with SCCM and SCSM

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Ever wished that you could redirect the application approval request that appears in the SCCM console into an e-mail or perhaps an leader (Which doesn’t have much to do inside the SCCM console) ?This is possible with the Application Approval Workflow Accelerator from…

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Veeam backup and replication under the hood

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NOTE: This post is just a little google translation of my previous post written in Norwegian J Today, there are a wealth of options when it comes to backup, the focus has shifted to a large extent from being able to backup only…

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Runbook to automate computer rejoin to domain

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Ever had the issue with some users (that are mostly working remote) come in to the office, trying to login with his/hers computer and can’t logon?Many have a policy and a script that is being used to remove computers from the domain that…

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Baselines and auto remediation SCCM2012

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With Baselines in ConfigMgr 2012, you have the ability to check whenever a client is compliant with the rules that you the IT-pro set in your environment.This could for instance be if clients have the latest version of java installed (I’m going to…

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Trouble with ConfigMgr SP1 client

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If you have had some issue with installing SP1 client on computer with the error messageInstallation error 0x800b0101: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client Couldn’t verify ‘C:WINDOWSccmsetupMicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi’ authenticode signature. Return code 0x800b0101 There is now a hotfix available from Microsoft…

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Managing Windows Embedded with ConfigMgr SP1

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With Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 you now have the ability to manage Windows Embedded devices.Now you had this ability with previous versions as well but now, it is more integrated within the Console, and ConfigMgr is now “aware” of the write filter…

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Ready for the Cloud? Find out with MAP

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Now this post is not intended as a business decision type-of-post, but more from a technical standpoint J if your infrastructure is ready for the next level.MAP (Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit) is a tool that inventories your infrastructure, generates reports based on…

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Managing Windows Azure via Windows PowerShell

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Windows Azure is now in a preview phase with its IaaS solution, which allows you to create and have your own virtual machines in Windows Azure. Which allows you now to have the whole specter of As-a-service solution in Windows Azure. IaaS means…

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