VSCode is the primary tool that Microsoft provides on Linux and Mac OS to edit and debug PowerShell scripts. Yet, on MacOS, with default installation, you are likely to get the “Debug adapter process has terminated unexpectedly” when you try running your scripts. However, to fix this issue you simply need to install OpenSSL on […]
VSCode is the primary way to edit and debug PowerShell scripts on Mac OS and Linux. If you do not have it yet, follow these instructions on GitHub on installing VSCode on Mac OS/Linux/Windows and adding its PowerShell extension. Once you are done with that, you can create a new or open an existing PS1 file, […]
As you have probably heard by now, Microsoft has just open-sourced PowerShell and made it available for Linux and Mac OS X. In this blog post, I will take you through the steps to download, install and run PowerShell on a Mac. Download and Install PowerShell for Mac OX Go to PowerShell github project: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell Scroll […]
With Dell’s acquisition of Quest and all the IT reorganization that followed, it is actually not that easy to find these two popular free PowerShell tools any longer. So here are the links that work today (January 30, 2015): PowerGUI The download is freely available from Dell’s PowerGUI community. The community itself also got moved […]
WSO2Con Barcelona agenda is now live including the Cloud track near and dear to my heart. Here’s a quick overview of what to expect: Cloud Strategy – track keynote – we will go through all things cloud with WSO2 technology: our work with Apache Stratos, private cloud, dedicated cloud, and our shared public cloud services, […]
Here’s how you can send a lot of individual personal messages if all you have is a GMail or Google Apps account. One of the key ways for successful startups or new IT projects is knowing your customers (and partners) and being available to them – so you can quickly collect feedback, learn more about […]
I knew one software company that failed their SaaS transition because they chose to cut a few corners with the operations. Since they were software engineers, they did not really want to spend time on such mundane tasks as security, auditing, backups and so on. One day they let a disgruntled employee go, the guy […]
This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This means that now on this blog you will have even more “cloud stuff”, so I thought I would start with a quick intro to why I joined WSO2 and our general cloud directions. Sorry if the stuff below sounds […]
WindowsITPro is doing their annual Community Choice Awards voting – and there’s a bunch of PowerShell-related nominees: 1. SDM & SpecOps in Group Policy – both have PowerShell, 17. Best Wireless/Mobile: SAPIEN iPowerShell 20. Scripting Tools: PowerGUI, PowerShell Plus, PowerShell, Sapien PowerShell Studio, 25. Task Automation: Microsoft Windows PowerShel […]
The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), build 8443, is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. This update requires the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, version 1607, available on the Microsoft Hardware Dev Center (adksetup.exe file version 10.1.14393.0). You may notice that we are not tagging this release with a year or...
The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 2 (6.3.8330) is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. This update requires the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, available on the Microsoft Hardware Dev Center. (Note that there are known issues with the v1511 release of the Windows 10 ADK and System Center...
I posted this in the comments of a post a few months ago, but think it warrants its own post. For those of you that are having issues with MDT, blog comments are a tough way to troubleshoot and likely will not get the visibility needed to address the issue. I recommend one of the...
As noted in my previous post, given the number of issues with the original build of MDT 2013 Update 1 (8290), we have released a newer build (8298) to address many of these issues. The Download Center is updated with the new build and is still considered MDT 2013 Update 1. Build 8290 is no...
9/15 Update: We have re-released MDT 2013 Update 1. Please see this post with revised release notes and updated known issues. The following information is deprecated, but kept live for historical reference. This post is to serve as the release notes and known issues list for the current release of MDT 2013 Update 1...
Applies to: Microsoft Intune, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager RTM ended on July 12th, 2016. Subsequently, support for these releases connecting to the Microsoft Intune service via hybrid MDM (e.g. […]
We are proud to announce that the current branch of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (version 1610) now supports macOS Sierra (version 10.12) with version 5.0.8466.1 or later of the Configuration Manager Mac client. You can download the latest Mac client for Configuration Manager here. For details on how to upgrade the Configuration Manager Mac. […]
~ Rafid Ali Hello Everyone, Rafid Ali here with another Configuration Manager support tip for you. I recently came across a scenario where a TestDbUpgrade was failing due to a custom database table which was created after adding custom hardware inventory classes in Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Service Pack 1. It was failing to execute... Read more
If you’re having synchronization problems with either WSUS or System Center Configuration Manager, here’s a friendly reminder that we have a great troubleshooter that will walk you through diagnosing and fixing some of the more common issues that may be encountered when sync fails. If you ever have these kinds of issues, there’s a good... Read more
You may find that after installing the Microsoft ADK 10 1607 on System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch 1602 (or later), the Apply Driver Package task will start failing when installing one of the drivers in the Driver Package. The failure is random and may not occur on the same driver every time, and occasionally... Read more