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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...

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...