I was able to get into the current Limited Preview of the System Center Advisor service. Everything went great with the initial setup and Configuration except for registering Operations Manager with the Advisor Service. No matter what I did, I kept getting Error 3000: Unable to Register to Advisor Service. Please contact the system administrator.
This week on the Scripting Guys blog they have been doing some posts on PowerShell user profiles and the kinds of things people have in them and what they are for. This prompted me to finally do something I have been meaning to for a while: Add something to my ISE Profile that starts a
While working on some Demo scripts for a presentation I am doing on DSC for the Infrastructure team I belong to at work, I ran into a couple of issues and figured I would blog about them. I haven’t been publishing a lot of blogs lately because I am working on a series of posts
The Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview is now available. One of the new features is the PowerShellGet Module. While working on some blog posts for my DSC series using the xHyper-V Resource and messing around with this module, I came across something I found interesting. Which led me to some more interesting somethings. Off we go! First, I wanted
When we last left off, I was having some issues using injected DSC Configurations with Virtual Machine Manager. After talking with the DSC Team at the PowerShell Summit I realized one major issue that I had was a bug. To avoid unnecessary headache I am skipping ahead to step 2.2 of this document, which is without
Today I am doing some further testing for my own benefit and the DSC Team wanted me to try something as well. It occurred to me last week at the PowerShell Summit after talking with some people that the Local Configuration Manager on the VM I am using is set to the defaults, which means
If you have been following my blog at all, you know that I have been using this article to do some testing with Virtual Machine Manager using injected DSC Configurations. You will also know that I have had quite some difficulty getting things to work, and I couldn’t really come up with any explanations why. I was able to
If you missed the Day 2 Recap, you can find it here. Session #1 Using PowerShell to Configure Secure Environments and Delegated Administration Mark Gray and Someone (Schedule says Kenneth Hansen but he couldn’t make it and someone else came, and I forget their name) This was the most amazing demo I saw all week.
If you missed the Day 1 recap you can find that here. Onto Day 2! Session #1 On the Job: Putting PowerShell Jobs to Work Jeff Hicks Really great session here. I learned a lot about scheduled jobs, why you would want to use them, and how they are different from using Task Scheduler to
Well PowerShell Summit 2014 is in the books, and wow, what an event. I feel like I could write an entire blog post about how great the food alone was. If you didn’t make it to the event, I cannot express strongly enough that you need to do everything in your power to get to