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vSphere 5.1 announced

Vmware has just announced vSphere 5.1 and it has alots of new features. What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1? •    Larger virtual machines – Virtual machines can grow two times larger than in any previous release to support even the most advanced applications….

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Administer Other Windows Server from Server Manager 2012

Now the new Server Manager is a lifesaver, it allows to manage multiple servers from one console. By default it is only supported for Windows Server 2012 but by downloading Windows Management Framework 3.0 and .Net 4 you can manage older versions as…

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Where did PowerShell ISE go?

This will be a rather short post, but after I’ve been trying Windows 8 (the final release) for the last couple of days, and I started to wonder “Where is PowerShell ISE?”For those that don’t know what PowerShell ISE is it’s a scripting…

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Software Metering ConfigMgr 2012

Software Metering is a feature in ConfigMgr 2012 which allows for inventory software usage. For instance you can see how many copies of an application has been deployed to computers and among these you can see how many actually use the application. And…

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Integrating Configuration Manager and RES Workspace Manager

As I stated in a earlier post is that you have the ability to integrate RES Workspace Manager with Configuration Manager.http://msandbu.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/res-workspace-manager-2012/ Workspace Manager is a product that allows you to design how the desktop should appear to the user. Instead of using Group…

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MDT 2012 Update 1

A Couple of days ago, Microsoft released MDT 2012 Update 1.This release included support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.Other features include: Support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 CTP: Added support in MDT for deploying Windows 8 and Windows Server…

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System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

Although Service Pack for System Center 2012  is still currently in Tech preview is has a lot of features that needs to be addresses.Here is a list of new features in the latest CTP build 2 (Which was released 15/06/12) Virtual Machine Manager…

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Microsoft Private Cloud and Application Delivery Controllers

An import issue to adress  in a private cloud setup is setup of HA “high availability”. There a multiple key components that make up a cloud service, and all of the core components need to have HA because if  one of the core…

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Xenserver VM won’t reboot

Quick post! I had some trouble earlier today with a Xenserver VM that just wouldn’t boot via the Xencenter console. When I ran xe task-list and it showed that the reboot was pending. So I tried to cancel the task via the task-cancel [uuid=Task UUID]…

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Lync Server 2010 Setup or Remove Lync Components fails on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

If you get this error during installation of Lync 2010 on a 2008 R2 SP1 server, Name of prerequisite: Wmf2008R2   MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS AM Name of prerequisite: Wmf2008R2   MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS AM Type of prerequisite: exe   MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS AM Method used to check prerequisite state:…

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