Scripting Service Account Changes

I recently had a situation where I needed to script the creation of a Windows service and specify a domain user/password to run the service.  The main struggle was getting the service to grant the user “Log On As Service” rights, which wasn’t being automatically completed with the SC.exe tool.  To accomplish this feat, the […]

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Scripting Service Account Changes

I recently had a situation where I needed to script the creation of a Windows service and specify a domain user/password to run the service.  The main struggle was getting the service to grant the user “Log On As Service” rights, which wasn’t being automatically completed with the SC.exe tool.  To accomplish this feat, the […]

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Scripting Service Account Changes

I recently had a situation where I needed to script the creation of a Windows service and specify a domain user/password to run the service.  The main struggle was getting the service to grant the user “Log On As Service” rights, which wasn’t being automatically completed with the SC.exe tool.  To accomplish this feat, the […]

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Scripting Service Account Changes

I recently had a situation where I needed to script the creation of a Windows service and specify a domain user/password to run the service.  The main struggle was getting the service to grant the user “Log On As Service” rights, which wasn’t being automatically completed with the SC.exe tool.  To accomplish this feat, the […]

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Scripting Service Account Changes

I recently had a situation where I needed to script the creation of a Windows service and specify a domain user/password to run the service.  The main struggle was getting the service to grant the user “Log On As Service” rights, which wasn’t being automatically completed with the SC.exe tool.  To accomplish this feat, the […]

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Scripting Service Account Changes

I recently had a situation where I needed to script the creation of a Windows service and specify a domain user/password to run the service.  The main struggle was getting the service to grant the user “Log On As Service” rights, which wasn’t being automatically completed with the SC.exe tool.  To accomplish this feat, the […]

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System Center 2012 Integration Map Updated for SP1

Microsoft has updated the integration map for System Center 2012 to include the SP1 components. You can download the doc as part of the Technical Documentation Download for Technical Scenarios for System Center 2012 SP1.  The download is available from here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36429 The map comes in two doc types, MS Word and Adobe Reader (PDF). Here’s the example of what...

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Remote Desktop Connection Manager

By Garth Jones A few weeks back I upgraded my laptop to Windows 8. As many of you may know I have a lot of Virtual Machines (VM) which are mostly System Center Configuration Manager VMs. These VMs are hosted within the Enhansoft private cloud. The physical hosts are a range from Windows 2003 (Virtual Server) to Windows 2012. One...

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System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Mac Custom Install

System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Manager for Mac is a standalone anti-virus application for OS X 10.6-10.8.  Although part of the System Center 2012 product line, it is not currently managed by any of the management systems.   There is no central management or reporting at this time.   If you wish to customize the application and transfer settings to another install,...

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Desktop Transformation Lessons Learned – Business Case, Part 3

By Greg LaVigne I have a few final perspectives to share related to Desktop Transformation business case development. Previously, I discussed the merits of performing a detailed use case analysis as well as application rationalization exercises early on so the findings and recommendations can be used as a part of the business case development. I then outlined using an investment perspective as opposed to simply a cost savings approach. Here are a few more ideas for you to consider: Be broad in your thinking and discussion. Desktop Transformation can include many different pieces and parts. In putting together the business…

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Desktop Transformation Lessons Learned – Business Case, Part 3

By Greg LaVigne I have a few final perspectives to share related to Desktop Transformation business case development. Previously, I discussed the merits of performing a detailed use case analysis as well as application rationalization exercises early on so the findings and recommendations can be used as a part of the business case development. I then outlined using an investment perspective as opposed to simply a cost savings approach. Here are a few more ideas for you to consider: Be broad in your thinking and discussion. Desktop Transformation can include many different pieces and parts. In putting together the business…

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