Monatsarchiv: Juli 2010

Copy steps/group of steps between Task Sequences 0

Copy steps/group of steps between Task Sequences

If I have to make a change to an existing Task Sequence (no matter if MDT or SCCM) I typically create a copy of the existing Task Sequence and apply the changes to this copy for further testing. This way you can easily test and improve it until everything is...

Seattle – If you have a stupid idea, stick to it! 1

Seattle – If you have a stupid idea, stick to it!

Just came back from a short trip to Seattle and have to say it’s a really nice city. Nice skyline, not to large, interesting architecture, a lot of green areas inside and around. Felt a bit like a mixture of San Francisco and New Orleans with a lot of musicians...

ELMAH – a great way of Troubleshooting Web Applications 0

ELMAH – a great way of Troubleshooting Web Applications

Recently I found an incredible useful solution that will be able to help you troubleshooting errors and especially exceptions of web applications like the MDT Web FrontEnd (Sadly not for pure web services). One typical way of troubleshooting them is to write all important information into a log file as...

Add logging to your applications. NLog for beginners. 2

Add logging to your applications. NLog for beginners.

One of the most important aspects of your applications and scripts (beside their actual purpose)  is to log information about the currently running actions. On daily usage it might be useful to just verify if everything is working OK, or to have some kind of reporting based on this (logparser...