First off yeah: what happened? Well work. So not a bad thing. But anyway, time to get back into the mix of things on this blog and get more stuff posted. With Server 2016 released and the masses consuming there is one thing I”m seeing a lot of both internally and externally, however: a general … More Making that move to PowerShell – Managing Over WinRM
So a week has passed and I’ve had some time to chew on the PowerShell and DevOps Summit. This was my first, although I have previously attended many an Ignite, TechEd, MMS, etc. All in all it was a good event, with a good mix of daunting and and inspiring to make everything worthwhile. Rather … More PowerShell Summit 2016 Thoughts
This post is a little more “informal”, as it catalogs some discoveries while upgrading the QA/Lab to WMF5 and the impact it had on my DSC environment. It’s more of a recording of steps to demonstrate some “odd” behavior in WMF5 so I can upload details to well … anyone who cares to listen (UserVoice, … More WMF5, DSC, and “DSC-OaaS” Certificates
I created and posted a function and DSC resource to help people manage certificate rotation in DSC so it stays automated. It was initially built to work with some of my other functions but I’ve “generalized it” for regular consumption. All parts are posted in the PowerShell Gallery so you can download them using a … More Managing Certificates in DSC
In Part –1, we went over some of the new modules and scripts that I put together to help track GUID and Thumbprint information on a DSC Pull Server, and then used the install-*.ps1 scripts to install a new pull server as well as “Register” a node with it. For part 2, we reviewed the … More More easily manage DSC nodes with sample Configurations–Part 3
In Part –1, we went over some of the new modules and scripts that I put together to help track GUID and Thumbprint information on a DSC Pull Server, and then used the install-*.ps1 scripts to install a new pull server as well as “Register” a node with it. For part 2, I wanted to … More More easily manage DSC nodes with sample Configurations–Part 2
One of the more exciting things happening to Windows Server is that the way it’s managed is being rapidly changed. With the modern datacenter and it’s focus on scale and agility, the “old guard” of GUI and wizards has taken a back seat to scripts that can be saved and repeated en-masse to the hundreds … More More easily manage DSC nodes with sample Configurations–Part 1
For the administrators out there who would like a faster way to hydrate initial collections in SCCM or perhaps use DSC to help lock things down. I created this collection of resources and bundled them into cSCCM for general use, but it started a my own rapid deployment cheat sheet. https://github.com/Justin-DynamicD/cSCCM/releases What’s in it? There … More cSCCM 1.4 for Hydration and Management Fun!
Quick post today but I need to get his blog going, right? Microsoft has announced Technical Preview 2 and a rather predictable list of features that will be in the next build which all center around the new Windows 10 OS. While you are more than welcome to follow the link yourself and see what … More Planned Features for SCCM
Welcome to my new site! Things have been changing a lot recently in both the technology world as well as my professional life, so I found it fitting to start a blog that covered some of the exciting things happening in both. In this blog I hope to cover not only technology specific tricks with … More Hello world!