My friend and colleague has been busy the past few weeks working on his coding skills and trying to build his first Web Service. The result of that work and learning is a new Web Service which can be used to Get, Set and Delete Machine Variables in an SCCM 2012 (R2) environment. Check out the full post on his...
If implemented following best practices, enterprise app stores can reduce software license compliance risks and fees, while increasing the ROI of the entire application portfolio. Reducing software spending and maintaining proper governance and compliance of software licenses is an imperative for organizations of any size. Easier access to business apps through an enterprise app store delivers clear benefits for employees. That alone is a compelling reason for embracing this technology. However, the self-service model also offers major benefits for the enterprise. Defining and implementing a strategy for an enterprise app store following a few best practices will make a huge…
I am really honored to have been a speaker at the first ever Midwest Management Summit (aka the new MMS), that took place November 10th – 12th in Minnesota. This event was the who’s who of systems management and did not disappoint. There were over 100 sessions delivered in three days by 50+ experts (which included 32 Microsoft […]
One of the many great things about System Center is the rich eco-system within the community. Many System Center guru’s contribute their time to making tools that improve or fill gaps within System Center and they release these to the community for FREE. Two new community tools have recently been released one for Service Manager […]
Recently, I was curious to see if I could get 1E PXE Everywhere (included with 1E Nomad) to boot a MDT Lite Touch boot image. Since PXE Everywhere integrates with System Center Configuration Manager, it automatically creates the necessary BCD files based on the ConfigMgr boot images. So that left me with using the command line […]
Do you use DPM and or Azure back-up? Now you can provide feedback about these products directly to the Microsoft product group. The product group has added DPM and Azure back-up on user voice feedback forum on Azure. They watch this forum and now is a great time to get your requests and feedback in. […]
You’ve been to Infrastructure Saturday in Brisbane / Queensland / Australia? (www.infrastructuresaturday.com) Awesome, hope you enjoyed it. You haven’t been? Try next time, until then, you can go and grab all the scripts I used during both my sessions here to test in your own environment. Azure Active Directory Identity Management Rich Identity Management session with James Bannan on Azure Active Directory: The web site I used to build the dummy user data is http://www.generatedata.com/ Service Management Automation and Powershell Service Management Automation Session: Scripts: Slides: Disclaimer! Please check all scripts before you execute them. Most only make sense in context but might demo some limited functionality.
Awesome new Intune capabilities. The new Intune standalone features include: Enhanced user interface for Intune administration console Ability to restrict access to Exchange on-premises email based upon device enrollment Bulk enrollment of devices using a single service account Lockdown of Supervised iOS devices and devices using Samsung KNOX with Kiosk mode Targeting of policies […]