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Executing Web services – a generic MDT script 3

Executing Web services – a generic MDT script

As a frequent reader of this blog you have probably seen already a couple posts where we had to execute a web service to accomplish a certain task or get a specific value, etc. MDT itself takes away a lot of the hassle you have to deal with normally, if...

Deployment web service – Version 7.1 released 0

Deployment web service – Version 7.1 released

I’m happy to announce the release of Version 7.1 of the Deployment web service. The biggest and probably most useful change in this release is the implementation of NLog as logging provider. As already described in a previous post Add logging to your applications – NLog for beginners it’s now...

Unable to free up space after a MDT Refresh 0

Unable to free up space after a MDT Refresh

As mentioned, I recently had the pleasure to meet Jeremy Chapman and we had a chat about some Deployment related topics. We also covered some problems we experienced so far and one thing I had forgotten already (Yes, I should have blogged about it already so it’s not gone) was...

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...

Coalesce noncontinuous and/or unjoined lists into a single sequential variable list in ConfigMgr OSD Deployments 0

Coalesce noncontinuous and/or unjoined lists into a single sequential variable list in ConfigMgr OSD Deployments

Wow, great title. What does it mean? Well, yesterday I was watching a couple of the recorded sessions of last weeks MMS. One of them was held by Michael Niehaus about dynamic Deployments and he mentioned a problem you might experience mainly in ConfigMgr OSD using collection variables and presented...

PrettyGoodFrontEndClone 0

PrettyGoodFrontEndClone

I’ve always been a big fan of the PrettyGoodFrontEnd written by Johan Arwidmark. Originally written as a FrontEnd for ZTI deployments on SMS with BDD 2007 it has recently been updated for ConfigMgr (SCCM) 2007 Deployments with MDT 2010 integration. Similar to the Custom Boot Wizard I’ve mentioned already a...

Testing your Wizard files, Gather steps, customsettings.ini, etc 0

Testing your Wizard files, Gather steps, customsettings.ini, etc

As you might have read already on other Blogs as well, it is quite easy to test the processing of your gather step and the customsettings.ini. What I would like to add here is, that you can also use the same way to test your custom wizards and scripts as...