Monatsarchiv: April 2011

Easily access information from any database and publish it via a web service – Part 2 – The Web Service 1

Easily access information from any database and publish it via a web service – Part 2 – The Web Service

After we have configured the connection to our Database and created our model (see the last post for more details), we will jump now to the creation of our new Web Service.   Create a Web Service Lets save our changes and add a new item. As mentioned already in...

Easily access information from any database and publish it via a web service – Part 1 – The Database 1

Easily access information from any database and publish it via a web service – Part 1 – The Database

OK, (probably) my two last post regarding my MMS 2011 sessions, if I haven’t missed something important .   To be able to make our Deployments more dynamic and as unattended as possible, we need to have all the information available, that we need to take decisions automatically . We...

Implementing a (very) simple Maintenance mode in MDT Litetouch 3

Implementing a (very) simple Maintenance mode in MDT Litetouch

While preparing for a session about MDT enhancements at the MMS 2011 (find the video at DeploymentResearch), Mikael Nyström had a very interesting idea for a web service demo. The idea was to implement something simple that allows to set a single or all locations into some kind of “Maintenance...

Michael Niehaus RIS style naming web service – Step by Step 1

Michael Niehaus RIS style naming web service – Step by Step

One of the interestingly often asked question is how to properly name a computer. And it’s sometimes incredible to see how much time people can spend on that rather boring and actually not really helpful topic. Anyway, one solution a couple people really like is to have some kind of...

Back from MMS 2011 0

Back from MMS 2011

Back from MMS 2011 in Las Vegas and somehow managed to catch a cold and even lost my voice this morning. Did I mention already, that I hate all those air-conditions? However that gives me some time to prepare and publish the source code of a couple of the web...