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Change MAC Address with PowerShell of a Wireless Adapter

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 18 March 2016 · 94 visningar

As I mentioned in my post a week ago, I’m commuting each day and there is a 200MB Quota on the Wireless Network. Luckily it’s based on the MAC Address of the WiFi Card, so it’s quite easy to get another 200MB Quota if you want  Here is my small powershell script that automatically Releases the IP Address, set’s a new...


Block a Service (BITS) when on Wireless and specific Subnet

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 09 March 2016 · 79 visningar

I’m commuting by train each day, working. The train has a free wireless network, but it’s limited to 200MB traffic, and is then reduced to snail speed. Luckily, it’s restricted by MAC-Address so it’s quite easy to get another 200MB when you run out
Though, yesterday, I ran out of my 200MB quota in less than 7 minutes,...


Should the image contain hotfixes or not?

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 09 February 2016 · 96 visningar

One more post in my WSUS/Hotfix series of blogposts. I’ve been asked a couple of times how we approve Hotfixes and if we include them in the images.I’ve made an Autoapproval Rule where we approve all Hotfixes automatically to the various Computer Groups with a Deadline, like this.And this is how the details looks like;First of all, any...


Semi-Automatic Hotfix import into WSUS

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 09 February 2016 · 82 visningar

One of my blogreaders, Andreas Fjellner, came up with a way to make the import of hotfixes a bit faster than copy and paste.You can download a XML file with all the Hotfixes I’ve got imported so you don’t have to do a findstr or excel filtering from the previous blogpost, the XML file contains the same list as shown here List of...


Importing Hotfixes and Drivers directly into WSUS

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 04 February 2016 · 81 visningar

I got a comment on my previous blogpost.Could you please clarify the import bit with paste:ing the uri into Wsus IE.
If you paste the Uri into the address field it wants do dowload the update and not import it.You are right, I was very unclear about that and should have explained it, thanks for asking Patrik.This process can be used to import...


Live (VSM) migration fails with mirror operation failed and access is denied error

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 03 February 2016 · 101 visningar

When doing a Live Migration from SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) with VSM, moving a Virtual Machine from one Cluster to another Cluster and at the same time also to a new Storage Location, you are getting an error message similar to this:Error (12700)VMM cannot complete the host operation on the HOST07.FABRIC.DOMAIN.COM server...


List of Private Cloud related Hotfixes – 2016-02-03

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 03 February 2016 · 189 visningar

I’ve posted my list of resources for finding Hotfixes previously here.  And this is a list of hotfixes we’ve imported in our WSUS server for our and our customers Private Clouds.
I usually want to install a hotfix to avoid getting a known problem, than try to find a solution to a problem after it has already happened and affected the...


Export information from WSUS about Hotfixes or Updates

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 03 February 2016 · 79 visningar

I want to export information about all our Hotfixes in our WSUS Server, to share with the community as it’s sometimes hard to find up to date info of which hotfixes to apply in an environment.Here is a quick and dirty script. No, scratch that, it’s not quick in any way but very dirty. The problem is that the WSUS Database does not...


Geek Week – Building Datacenter and Private Cloud

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 20 September 2015 · 251 visningar

Yours truly and @mikael_nystrom  are teaching a 5 day training called “Geek Week – Building Datacenter and Private Cloud“.
It’s a quite cool concept, where we are always at least 2 teachers (Mike and me, and sometimes members from our team) with a lot of real-life experience, teaching students how to build a Software...


Working with Virtual NIC’s in Windows

  Skriven av Markus Lassfolk , 18 September 2015 · 214 visningar

At times when I’m for example at a customer and need to connect my Laptop to different VLAN’s it’s really nice to add new virtual Network Cards (vNIC’s) on the fly, and be connected to multiple networks at the same time. By transforming the Network Cards in your computer, into a virtual switch, and then add Virtual Network...