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Deploying Operating systems with MDT, SCCM, Orchestrator and SCSM – part 3

I intend this to be a series of blog posts about my experience in implementing end to end OSD solution. I will be writing about my lab implementation, as production version has much unneeded clutter that would just confuse the whole blog post. 747 more words


How to provide both options unlimited/limited for VM lease in vRA(vcac) for End User

While working on couple of projects I realized that VMware vRealize Automation Center(aka vCAC) does not provide out of the box functionality to allow user to choose unlimited or specific time for lease. 299 more words


Automation of Windows Server Clusters

As always I’ve been busy putting together automated processes to migrate people away from ever having to press the ‘Next’ button in a servers GUI. This time it was the process of creating Clustered SQL servers. 393 more words


"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you." Mathew 7:7

This has been a crazy summer! It started Mother’s Day when my husband calls to tell me that he’s on his way to the Emergency Room for a broken finger. 701 more words

Creating servers and keeping basic configuration consistent and compliant

I am a strong believer that whatever you develop should be, if possible, easily usable by any administrator with sufficient access rights. Hence, maybe not everyone will be involved thinking about better ways of deploying servers and services (in this case), but I do think that everyone with sufficient rights should be able to use whatever automation developers create and should be able to apply those automation rules easily to any server. 310 more words


SMA - Error “Root element is missing”

While I was building SMA runbooks in the past couple of months I bumped into this rather strange error. So happen few days ago, I tried to call (invoke) a child runbook, from a parent runbook function. 487 more words


DNS Self-Service with Orchestrator

Monday morning, you’re sitting in the comfort of your cubical, playing Minecraft, building a giant pixelated reptile, determined and focused, when suddenly a new outlook toast with “New DNS record creation request” as the subject appears… You feel like: 739 more words