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RSAT for Windows 10 – Now Batteries Included!

If you have been using Windows 10 as your remote administration workstation to manage your servers you have probably become very familiar with the Remote Server Adminstration Tools for Windows 10 or RSAT tool over the years.  In…

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How to create a bootable USB drive for Windows Server 2016 (Windows 10 too!)

In this session we go through all of the steps to create your own bootable USB drive for installing Windows Server 2016 or Windows 10 (probably other Windows OS will work with this method as well).    …

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Upgrading Project Honolulu to Windows Admin Center

In this session we will go through the process of upgrading Project Honolulu to Windows Admin Center. This is a relatively painless and easy process. Download Windows Admin Center Here  

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In-Place upgrade Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019 Preview! Maybe?

In this session we will be attempting to perform an in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2016 Data Center to Windows Server 2019 Data Center Preview build 17639.   Let me know your experience in the comments if you…

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Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17639 Released

A new Windows server 2019 build has been released for windows insiders for both the Long-Term-Servicing Channel (LTSC) branch and the Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) release branch. Today we will be exploring the installation of a brand new Windows…

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Using the SCOM Powershell modules without installing the Console

Today we will be exploring how to use the SCOM Powershell modules without installing the console. By default when you install the SCOM Console on a server or workstation the SCOM PowerShell modules also get installed. Normally, this…

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LAB Build Out – Part 15 – Managing SCOM remotely

In this session, we will explore installing the SCOM Console on our management tools server.    

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LAB Build Out – Part 10 – Installing SCOM Agents

In this session we will be installing SCOM agents onto servers within our domain. Topics: Action account access Service account and Local system accounts Agents and Agentless monitoring

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LAB Build Out – Part 4 – DNS Records and Zones

In part 4 of this series, we will explore the DNS Server role running on the domain controller. We will continue to build out the environment and integrating with various different components and services. Topics touched on: Forward…

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LAB Build Out – Part 3 – Creating a virtual router for Lab

In part 3 of this series, we will explore adding a virtualized router to the lab to allow access out to the internet, as well as LAN routing. In this session we will be using a new Windows…

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