Windows Shell Setup Settings Unattend.xml

There are many custom settings available in Unattend.xml that can be used to add useful and practical touches to your Windows 7 image. We will be using the Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup_6.1.7601.17514_neutral configurations to add these custom settings to our Windows 7 image. I will be focusing on some of the recent customizations for my Windows 7 image…

Tuning the System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager management pack (#SYSCTR, #SCVMM, #SCOM)

Based upon my experiences with the SCVMM 2012 management pack in Operations Manager 2012, I added several ReSearch This! KB’s on this topic which are linked below:   Tuning for the System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager management pack: (alert name, URL for the ReSearch This KB) VGS Not installed: http://www.systemcentercentral.com/BlogDetails/tabid/143/indexId/93620/Default.aspx Host has exceeded the…

Office 365 Round-Up

So I have been very busy moving clients to Office 365, traveling for speaking engagements (sounds much more prestigious that it sounds) and balancing a home life to be able to blog regularly. So this is a recap of numerous Office 365 (and other) updates over the last couple weeks. First off, this coming Tuesday,…

Catapult Systems Assists San Antonio client with SCCM 2012 and Windows 7 Deployment

Our infrastructure team in San Antonio is implementing a private cloud solution for a national gas company of 500 employees based on System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. After an architectural design session to take into account company expansion and acquisitions, the Catapult team will build and configure the server landscape and distribution architecture, leveraging existing…