Month: February 2018

#ADFS and Azure AD Authentication with a #Netscaler 11.1 acting as a Proxy

This is quite a rare scenario, but they do exist more than often in IT! After hitting one of Microsoft’s Azure/Office 365 landing pages that sends you to your ADFS login screen via Netscaler, you encounter a HTTP 400 error message after a successful authentication. Simple reason for this, there is a bug in the Netscaler software. Keep reading.

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How to Force a #SCCM Task Sequence to Fail

Task Sequences are used heavily in Operating System Deployment (#OSD), but they are also used to control the workflow of installing applications, migrations, updates and even patching. Just like any piece of work in the IT world, we need to go through a Dev, QA, Prod lifecycle while developing these. More often than not, even the simplest Task Sequence needs a little debugging. Perhaps in your own Task Sequence you’ve developed, or perhaps you inherited the Task Sequence.

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BigDemo_DPM.PS1 #PowerShell #MVPBuzz #MVPHour

Hey Checkyourlogs fans,   Today I have commenced work on our newest book Deploying System Center Data Protection Manager featuring version 1801. As part of the book we are going to use once again, our BigDemo series of scripts to deploy the lab. I thought this time it would be fun to show off the script in action as I am building the environment necessary for the lab.   You can grab a copy of the scripts as I build them here: https://github.com/dkawula/Deploying-System-Center-Data-Protection-Manager-1801/blob/master/BigDemo_DPM.ps1   I Installed 2 x Domain Controllers, SCVMM, SCOM, S2D Nested Nodes and a Base Server...

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Install-Veeam.PS1 #PowerShell Install #VeeamVanguard #Veeam

Veeam Blog Post – Deploying Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 UR3 with PowerShell   Hey Checkyourlogs fans, In this blog post I will show you how you can deploy Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 with Update Rollup 3 to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine. This is a really handy little script because it can help you get Veeam going in your lab in a snap. The basic steps to accomplish this are as follows:   Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine running Windows Server 2016. In my case I have created a VM called Management01. Next you will need to download...

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Install-SCVMM-HyperV.PS1 #PowerShell #SCVMM #SystemCenter #1801 #MVPBuzz

Hey Checkyourlogs Fans, In this blog post I will show you how you can deploy SCVMM 1801 to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine. This is a really handy little script because it can help you get System Center Virtual Machine Manager going in your lab in a snap. The basic steps to accomplish this are as follows: Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine running Windows Server 2016. In my case I have created a VM called VMM01. (I built these using my BIGDemo Script) Next you will need to download a copy of System Center 1801 Virtual Machine Manager from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-release...

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