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Month: March 2015

Move a Distribution Point Content Library Between Drives

Move a Distribution Point Content Library Between Drives

If you have installed a Distribution Point onto a server and you wish to change the drive that the content is now stored on you can do this by using the “ContentLibraryTransfer.exe” tool that was released within the SyStem Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit. Download it here – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=36213 and install the components ContentLibraryTransfer.exe is a tool that will move a distribution point’s content store from one drive to another. It’s a very simple process. To use the tool,…

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New PC build for Windows 10

New PC build for Windows 10

I am currently running an aging Windows 7 PC at home as my main computer, it still has some decent tin inside it unfortunately it’s starting to flag alittle when I am doing Photoshop editting of my photography and the storage configured inside is outgrowing my needs as well. When Windows 10 preview was released back in October 2014 I fell in love and started about reading up on what I needed to do to build a good PC that…

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Windows 8.1 Troubleshooting

Windows 8.1 Troubleshooting

When I was at TechEd Europe last year in Barcelona, I attended one of Sami Laiho’s session – Windows 8.1 Black Belt Troubleshooting.  It was ultimately voted the 4th favourite session of the whole event by attendees. I re-watched it on Channel 9 recently as I had recommended it to a colleague. https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/WIN-B329 Take the time to watch, you’ll defo learn something. And if you ever get the chance to attend a session with Sami Laiho in person, don’t miss…

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Enabling Powershell support in your boot image – SCCM 2012 R2

Enabling Powershell support in your boot image – SCCM 2012 R2

I am currently running SCCM 2012 R1 CU3 (version 5.0.7958.1401) and was looking to add Powershell support to my Boot Images but was constantly coming up against an error message. Let me walk you through the process, the error message and solution. To add Powershell support to your Boot Image, launch your SCCM Console and browse to Software Library > Operating Systems > Boot Images Right click on the Boot Image you wish to modify and click Properties. Then click…

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Sponsor my abseil – please?

Sponsor my abseil – please?

In aid of MacMillan Cancer Care I will be abseiling off the Forth Rail Bridge on the 7th June with several friends. This event is run in conjunction with the Rotary Club of South Queensferry. The abseil is 165ft from the bridge onto the beach below. Not sure whether I’ll be doing the abseil crying, screaming or laughing – no matter what way I complete the abseil it is sure to be a great experience while raising money for a great…

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How Microsoft are using SCCM

How Microsoft are using SCCM

This interesting 2 part podcast gives you an insight into how Microsoft are utilising SCCM 2012 within their own environment. http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2015/03/12/itc-podcast-how-we-use-sccm-at-microsoft-part-1.aspx http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/In-The-Cloud/ITC-Podcast-ep-24-How-we-use-SCCM-at-Microsoft-Part-2 Well worth having a listen. Please follow and like us:0

SQL Saturday #388

SQL Saturday #388

SQL Saturday #388 is being held in Edinburgh, Scotland on the 13th June 2015.  SQL Saturday events are great for SQL Professionals and those wishing to learn about SQL. At the event in June Thomas Sykes will be talking about the rapidly evolving SQL offerings within Azure and how you can use it to host a scalable website.  Definately worth hearing! The event itself is free to attend, however they are you pay £6 towards food costs.  To register pop over to: https://www.sqlsaturday.com/register.aspx…

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