Configuring Azure Site Recovery plus Automation and Backup in #MSOMS

At Microsoft Ignite there was lots of great stuff related to Microsoft technologies and some good stuff specific around Operations Manager. For Operations Manager related updates I would recommend the following sessions: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager: Monitoring is a modern world:  http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2467 Platform Vision & Strategy: What’s new in System Center for Management: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2459…

ConfigMgr OSD and the HP Virtual Install Disk

A recent customer was having an issue using ConfigMgr (SCCM) to deploy Windows on their new HP ProLiant Gen9 servers.  Their existing hardware models and virtual machines worked fine, but the new HP Gen9 models were failing with the following error in SMSTS.log: Failed to write volume id file to disk <drive letter>:. 80070013Failed to…