posts tagged with ‘Deployment’


Change default OU for computers in AD

Joakim February 14, 2014

There are several reasons to change the default organizational unit of computers that join the domain.
The default OU (domain.local\Computers) cannot be linked with GPOs, and should be avoided since its builtin.

SCCM 2012

Upgrading to SCCM 2012 R2

Joakim December 26, 2013

An acticle about what’s new in Configuration Manager 2012 R2, what to consider before an upgrade and how to proceed with the actual upgrade.

Remember, uninstalling Service Packs or R2 is not supported, so make sure you don’t rush through it and you’ve completed the recommended actions on the checklist!

Win95 Launch

Microsoft OS Versions

Joakim December 19, 2013

I recently ran into a GPO problem. My customer wanted to delegate different group policy settings on clients within a specific OU.
The OU contained numerous versions of Windows and all versions had different, OS version specific, settings.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Install Updates on Exchange Server 2010 DAG

Joakim June 25, 2013

To update the DAG members with new patches the process should be managed to prevent all of the DAG members from being offline at the same time.

You can move the active mailbox databases off a particular server so that it can be patched, and if necessary rebooted, without causing any downtime for mailbox users on that database.

USB Drive

Create a Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 USB Key

Joakim June 15, 2013

I’ve seen a number of notes and blogs on the Internet on how to create a bootable USB Key to put Windows Server 2012 and/or Windows 8…

SCCM 2012 RevoDrive

SCCM 2012, RevoDrive and 0x800700A1

Joakim February 20, 2013

Lately I’ve been struggling with deploying Windows 7 via SCCM 2012 to a workstation running a RevoDrive as primary storage. Right now the MDT scripts do not seem to think that the card is bootable.

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