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Sample files and links from The Ultimate Event II roadshow

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on September 25, 2014

During the roadshow we have done a lot of demos and most of the demos are based of scripts (PowerShell mainly) and we promised make sure that all our attendees could download them, so here they are.

You will find the rest of the scripts here http://www.deploymentresearch.com/Research/tabid/62/EntryId/190/Sample-files-and-links-from-The-Ultimate-Event-II-roadshow.aspx

First Session: Getting data from SCVMM and Active Directory

#Get the number of VM’s
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Measure-Object

#Get all MACaddresses, group them and it is very easy to see if you have more then one nic with the same mac twice
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Select-Object -ExpandProperty VirtualNetworkAdapters | Group-Object MACAddress

#Get all the OS you are running and the amount of each version
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Group-Object OperatingSystem | Sort Count -Descending | Select Name, Count

#Get the number of unknown OS running in your fabric
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Where-Object { $_.OperatingSystem -like “Unknown” } | Group-Object Cloud | Select-Object Name, COunt

#Get all VM’s that are running on a snapshot, including the name and the date of the snapshot
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Select -ExpandProperty VMCheckpoints | Select VM, AddedTime

#Get the number of VM’s using a dynamic MacAddress
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Select -ExpandProperty VirtualNetworkAdapters | Where { $_.MACAddressType -eq “Dynamic” } | Measure-Object

#Get all the VM’s that are using a dynamic MacAddress
Get-SCVirtualMachine | Select -ExpandProperty VirtualNetworkAdapters | Where { $_.MACAddressType -eq “Dynamic” } | Select Name

#Get All Servers from OU,s and then get the nams and IP’s
$Servers = @(Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Properties ipv4Address, OperatingSystem -SearchBase “OU=Server,OU=Cloud,DC=cloud,DC=truesec,DC=com”)
$Servers += @(Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Properties ipv4Address, OperatingSystem -SearchBase “OU=Domain Controllers,DC=cloud,DC=truesec,DC=com”)

$Servers | Select-Object DNSHostName,ipv4Address | Out-GridView

Second Session: Ref Image and CustomSettings.ini

The sample files for customsettings.ini can be found here:

/mike

 

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The Ultimate Event, Sweden, October–Do not Miss this!

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on September 2, 2013

T-bana-IntroMarkJohanMikael

(In Swedish)

Kollegor, vänner, det är nu det händer. I oktober månad åker Jag(Mikael Nystrom), Johan Arwidmark och Mark Minasi ut på en turné, vi kommer att besöka Malmö, Göteborg, Stockholm, Umeå och sist men inte minst Oslo. Denna gång ger vi oss ut med ett demo mania kring Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 och System Center 2012 R2. Vi har sedan I våras vridit, vänt, lekt, testat och nu vill vi att DU ska förstå vad som är fantastiskt och vad som kanske inte var helt genomtänkt. Vi kommer att lägg ner tid på både klienten men också server och datacenter hantering, det blir lagom med deployment och lagom med management. Att sedan Mark Minasi följer med är inte bara roligt för vår egen skull, Mark är helt klart en av dom bästa föreläsare som finns, underhållande och kompetent. Det finns en risk att eventet blir fullbokat, särskilt när den här affischen sitter uppe I Stockholms tunnelbana!

Anmälan på http://knowledgefactory.com

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Deployment Roadshow vNext

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on October 31, 2011

Göteborg (29 November), Sundsvall (30 November), Stockholm (1 December), Malmö (2 december)
Det har nog inte undgått många att Microsoft släpper en hel svit nya produkter inom System Center under nästa år. I torsdags (27:e oktober) släpptes Release Candidate 1 (RC1) till Configuration Manager 2012.
Microsoft TechNet och Knowledge Factory bjuder in till en teknisk heldag där vi går igenom Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 och Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012. Vi gästas av ingen mindre än Wally Mead – En legend inom Microsoft och Systems Management som vi flyger hit direkt från Redmond. Det Wally inte vet om SCCM 2012 är inte värt att veta :)
Utöver sessionerna med Wally Mead så föreläser av Mikael Nyström från TrueSec samt Johan Arwidmark och Andreas Stenhall från Knowledge Factory. Alla är riktigt tunga namn inom både Systems Management och Windows Deployment… Välkommen till en fantastisk föreläsning!

  • Keynote: ConfigMgr 2012 – Software Distribution rocks the world – Wally Mead
  • Building the perfect Windows 7 image – Andreas Stenhall
  • The power of MDT 2012 Lite Touch – Demo Mania – Mikael Nyström och Johan Arwidmark
  • Advanced Software Distribution in ConfigMgr 2012 – Wally Mead
  • OS deployment – MDT 2012 – ConfigMgr 2012 – Better together – Mikael Nyström och Johan Arwidmark

Agenda

Anmälan

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Roadshow – Microsoft days (September 2011 in Sweden)

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on August 25, 2011

In September I’ll do a Roadshow here in Sweden (yes, the language will be Swedish)

It will be a full day of Windows Server, Client and management around these. It will also contain things like Windows Intune and System Center Suite. During the day we will cover things like Server Manager, Powershell, Active Directory, Hyper-V, Remote Desktop, File , Print , Failover Cluster, OpsMgr, ConfigMgr, WSUS, Event Viewer, WinRM/WinRS, Opalis, Virtual Machine Manger, Backup, Windows Intune and tools around all this.

During the day we will focus on how to build and manage a modern datacenter based on Microsoft Windows, how to make it easer day-by-day, how to save time and money and how to leverage things you already have but don’t know about. One thing that could be worth mentioning here is that this is more about educating customers then selling things. In other words it will not be a standard roadshow with sales people doing PowerPoint by death….

My best guess is that you don’t want to miss this…

(and since this a Microsoft the cost is…nothing)

If you want to attend or read more in detail, here are the links:

19 of September 2011 – Stockholm
20 of September 2011 – Gothenburg
21 September 2011 – Malmoe
22 September 2011 – Sundsvall

/mike

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Roadshow in Sweden–2 Weeks of FUN :-)

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on January 30, 2011

It is time to get out on the road again, 2 weeks and that means 8 cities my friends, Göteborg (1/2), Helsingborg(2/2), Jönköping(3/2), Stockholm(4/2), Västerås(15/2), Örebro(16/2), Norrköping(17/2) and Växjö(18/2).

The roadshow is about the new Servers in the Windows Server family, we are going to talk about:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
  • Small Business Server 2011 Standard
  • Small Business Server 2011 Essentials

Go to http://www.microsoft.se/lyftet and look for “Roadshow” and get a spot for the “show”. After the show I will most likely hang around in the hotel bar for a beer, and anyone paying gets frees support of course…

Did I mention that this is totally free, if not it is… Smile

/mike

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