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Rob Plank

Rob Plank

Rob is an Infrastructure Systems Engineer at Concurrency. He is an MCSE in Private Cloud and MCTS in System Center Configuration Manager.
Contributions by Rob Plank

Azure Automation DSC – Uploading Configurations

In the past few blog post I have shown you how to get started with Azure Automation DSC, in the first blog post I coved how to Enable Azure Automation Preview and in the second how to Register Server...

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Register Servers to Azure Automation DSC

In the previous blog post I showed you how to enable Azure Automation DSC Preview, now lets take a look at how we can register existing on premise servers to Azure Automation DSC.Switch-AzureMode -Na...

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Enable Azure Automation DSC Preview

This week at Microsoft Ignite the Azure Automation team provided a lot of guidance on what next version of Desired State Configuration will look like. They also announced that the Preview can be used...

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Deploying EMET 4.1

In this blog post we are going to cover how to deploy and configure EMET with Configuration Manager and Group Policy. EMET provides 10 mitigations that are not part of operating system or adds additi...

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Service Manager - Create List Items using Enum Builder

Awhile back, Travis posted the Excel version of Enum Creator (found here). The Enum Creator spreadsheet works great for list that have less than 200 items. So what do you do when you need to creat...

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How to Reference a Service Manager MP

Anytime you are building a Management Pack that references another Management Pack you need to add a reference element to your MP. If you are using the Service Manager Authoring Tool it takes care of...

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PowerShell v3 and Pre SP1 ConfigMgr Agent

This is kind of and old topic but with the number of page views that I still see on an old blog post I did about a year ago. I thought why not provide a solution for you to find this issue on your ne...

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Service Manager Incident Load Test PowerShell Script

I have added a few features to the Load Test script that was posted here by Matthew Dowst. The original post talks about how this script can help you identify workflow and other performance issues, t...

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