Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg

How to deploy Windows 8.1 (and Windows 7) with MDT 2013 – The Resources

9 september, 2014

Earlier this morning I got an email with some questions on how to deploy Windows using MDT 2013 Lite Touch. The questions were the basic deployment questions I hear over and over again so I thought it was about time to write a list of valuable deployment resources. The questions How do I capture a [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Johan Arwidmark

Powershell -DomainMode and -ForestMode

21 augusti, 2014

When you use PowerShell to install a new forest. The values for -DomainMode and -ForestMode are the following: – Windows Server 2003: 2 or Win2003 – Windows Server 2008: 3 or Win2008 – Windows Server 2008 R2: 4 or Win2008R2 – Windows Server 2012: 5 or Win2012 – Windows Server 2012 R2: 6 or Win2012R2 You can use the numeric value or you can write it in text as shown above. /Jimmy [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Jimmy Andersson

Fix for MDT 2013 offline media deployment bug – Static IP addressing

19 augusti, 2014

If you are using MDT 2013 Lite Touch for offline media deployment, the feature to set a static IP during deployment doesn’t work. MDT will set the IP address in WinPE, but not in full Windows. This is because of a bug in the Litetouch.wsf script, and the bug is for offline media only (not [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Johan Arwidmark

Creating custom variables in MDT 2013

12 augusti, 2014

Yesterday I got a question in my twitter feed (@jarwidmark) about how to create a custom variable in MDT 2013 using a script. The answer is, yes you can do that, but you rarely have to, because you can create them directly in CustomSettings.ini to begin with. Anyway, some times it does makes sense to [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Johan Arwidmark

Azure IaaS Cost Estimator Tool

8 augusti, 2014

Until now, when evaluating datacenter compute resources and estimating costs in the cloud has been a challenge. Typically we’re looking at a physical or virtual machine configuration such as CPU size, memory, disk space and so on. However, there are other resources that are more difficult to estimate such as bandwidth usage, storage transactions, and [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Jimmy Andersson

Configuring system performance settings in your reference image – By Bill Burnley

5 augusti, 2014

Todays post is contributed by Bill Burnley, a fellow deployment specialist in the Washington D.C. Metro Area. Solution to get System Properties Performance to work stick in our image In our VDI environment, which is currently hosted built on VMware vSphere environment using linked clones, I had a problem getting performance settings to stick in [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Johan Arwidmark

Azure AD Connect

5 augusti, 2014

Microsoft created the Azure AD Connect to help you easily connect your on-premises Windows Server Active Directory to your tenant in Azure Active Directory with only 4 clicks! To learn more visit our documentation at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn776280.aspx and the Active Directory Team Blog at http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2014/08/04/connecting-ad-and-azure-ad-only-4-clicks-with-azure-ad-connect.aspx. /Jimmy Andersson http://www.jimmytheswede.blogspot.se/

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Jimmy Andersson

Listing applications configured for Task Sequence deployments

24 juli, 2014

Of course you should not be deploying applications, but rather packages in your ConfigMgr 2012 (SCCM) task sequences. But if you do, you can use this little PowerShell script to list applications that have the AutoInstall property set to True, meaning being configured for task sequence deployment. The Script ? 1 2 3 4 5 [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Johan Arwidmark

TechNet Virtual Lab – Deploying Windows 8.1 with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and MDT 2013

11 juli, 2014

If you are using ConfigMgr 2012 R2 for OS deployment and have not completed this TechNet Virtual Lab you might be doing it wrong… This lab will take you through all needed steps to get a rock solid OSD configuration, including all needed tweaks to the default task sequence templates. Deploying Windows 8.1 with Configuration [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Johan Arwidmark

Difference between changing a password and reset a password

26 juni, 2014

In all my years working with security there is a common misunderstanding about change a password and reset a password. The latter is also one of the big security issues in most companies – but they don’t realize it… Sanjay Tandon (Founder and CEO of Paramount Defenses Inc. And former MS blue badge) has written [...]

Kategori: Instruktörernas inlägg Författare: Jimmy Andersson