Archive for January, 2014

Unattended installation of Windows 8.1 – Skip Join Wireless network and Microsoft Account

I decided to give myself a little treat for xmas last year. After looking around I decided on an Intel NUC that can serve as a remote debugging machine for Visual Studio as well as a host for my MDT Deployment Share at home my lab. In order to install...

Error Code 5 when trying to use offline servicing of operating system image

A couple of days ago I saw an error at a customer site where they just installed ConfigMgr and tried to do an offline update of their Operating System Image. The process started successfully but when the image was to be mounted they got the error. After some troubleshooting we...

Create ConfigMgr Boundary based on Active Directory Site and Services Subnet

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Every now and then I run into a case where a customer have a problem to deploy an application to a machine. Quite often the problem lies with a missing Content Boundary in Configuration Manager. Many uses the boundary type AD Site, and that is fine – IF, and only...

Configuration manager 2012 R2 supports OS in-place upgrade

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Got you with the title? Thought so This is a pretty cool new statement from Microsoft. Configuration Manager 2012 R2 supports an in-place upgrade of the servers operating system. It is limited however and shows how well integrated the R2 release is to the standard Windows Server 2012 release. Previously...

Workplace vNext :: Part 6 :: Unattended Install ConfigMgr 2012 R2 in Windows Azure

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This blog post shows you how to create a new VM with SQL Server pre-installed, make sure it automatically joins the Active Directory domain and install required Windows Features as well as Configuration Manager 2012 R2. It acts as a part in a bigger series about ‘Workplace vNext’ using Configuration...

Workplace vNext :: Part 5 :: Add Second Server Automatically Into Active Directory

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This blog post shows you how to create a new VM and make sure it automatically joins the Active Directory domain. It acts as a part in a bigger series about ‘Workplace vNext’ using Configuration Manager 2012 R2, Intune, ADFS and Azure Multifactor Authentication to provide the next generations Workplace....

Happy New Year!

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Just a short post to wish everyone a Happy New Year! /Tim