This week I got a request via Matthijs van den Berg, one of the Nutanix SEs in EMEA. He was working with a Dutch Service Provider that has standardised its complete infrastructure deployment using PowerShell as the glue between components.
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After reading this excellent blogpost from Andrew Nelson (Distributed Systems Specialist at Nutanix) on Acropolis Image and Cloning Primer for Automation and combining that with this blogpost from Raghu Nandan (Director of Product Management) on Setting up Citrix XA/XD with an Acropolis Hypervisor cluster I figured we were missing one vendor on this list.. Microsoft Windows Server/Client OSs.
At one of my current projects we’ve encountered the situation were people had non domain joined machines (corporate owned), those machines were deployed via an external deployment mechanism but we discovered that a lot of the machines had duplicate hostnames. Not a big deal as the machines weren’t domain joined but whilst the customer wanted to use Intune to manage these devices it could become complicated as Intune displays the hostname of the machine.
During one of my projects we had to do a print migration of +500 printers and as this could become a repeating task during other migrations we decided to use RES Automation Manager to get this done. Read more
A couple of weeks ago Citrix published the Citrix Policy Reference sheet:
I was working on a project and one of the sys admins wanted to display which thin clients where logged on, so we made a powershell script to export all active thin clients to a txt file. He could make a script that would enumerate that txt file into HTML to display the occupied thin clients on a screen at the entrance so employees could determine which client they could use that day.