I know, that in the era of IaC, OS templates should be gone, but still they’re alive. During my work I faced the situation, that I had to patch monthly about 30 VM Windows Server VMWare templates with only specified patches, whch were previously approved by the relevant team. Patches were defined in the SCCM – for the I wrote another script to gather all needed patches and create an ISO which will be the entry point for the patching script – but this is a different story. Continue reading
As system engineer I’m providing a 3rd level support in IT areas I work on. So one day a strange case came to me. An issue was reported that on multi-homed Windows 2012 R2 server – this case was : 2 network interfaces on Windows 2012 R2 (I can imagine it can happen on 2+ network interfaces Windows 2008 or newer). So on mutlihomed Windows Server 2012 R2, when try to ping internally FQDN wrong IP is returned. Continue reading
Recently when I tried to add some features in Windows 2012 R2 using server manager I received this error : Failed to open the runspace pool. The Server Manager WinRM plug-in might be corrupted or missing.
I started to search for help and one of the posts I found was http://www.lukebrowning.com/sysadmin/windows/windows-server-2012-winrm-corrupt-or-missing/ – so maybe solution presented there is working – I don’t know for me it’s not. Continue reading
In last post I wrote few words about MSA and gMSA and in this post I’d like to show you how to make use of gMSA using Powershell of course :).
My test environment is
DS-DC-01 – Windows Server 2012 domain controller
SC-DB-01 – Windows Server 2012 machine for SCCM SQL database
SC-DB-02 – Windows Server 2012 for extending SQL to a cluster.