Ansible is an incredible open source automation tool. And as you might know my motto is Automate Everything! But to do so we need a good automation platform. I often use Ivanti Automation, which is awesome, but what if you want to use an open source automation tool? Then Ansible is the answer. But unlike Ivanti Automation it is not a simple Next-> Next->Finish installation
Recently at a customer I needed to automatically create linked clones in VMware vSphere. For this I wrote a quick PowerShell (PowerCLI) function. With this function you can create multiple linked clones from one base VM in a resource pool or on a ESXi host. The script will also check if there isn’t already a snapshot present for the linked clones and gives you the
You might notice there is no OneDrive client in Windows Server 2016. After installing Office ProPlus, you do get the OneDrive for Business client but that client isn’t as feature rich as the normal OneDrive client. But luckily we can download the normal OneDrive client from Microsoft website here. Now we run into the next problem; the OneDrive client will install itself into the user
Two weeks ago I went to Citrix Synergy in Anaheim. Here Citrix announced the future vision of the company. And the vision is clear, it is CLOUD. Citrix now thinks of itself as a cloud company. And with their new Citrix Workspace they have a great cloud product. But how does automation fit into the cloud and what can we automate? In this blog I
I have been really busy with learning more about Microsoft Azure and automation through PowerShell (Azure-Rm). But every time I want to test something I have to rebuild my lab because I delete everything in the end to save costs. One of the first things I always have to do is to create a new virtual network, virtual network gateway, local gateway and VPN connection.
When using LiquidWare ProfileUnity you can use filters to create context. By using context, you create a workspace environment that follows the user, making sure he or she will (always) receive all the right resources, like shortcuts, printers, drive mappings etc. never mind their location or the device they are using. But what if you already have Security Groups and Organisational Unit’s (OU) in your Active
As you may know my motto is; Automate Everything. So when a costumer asked me to create almost 100 Citrix Provisioning Services Target Devices with a correlation between MAC and IP address I thought to myself; let’s create a PowerShell script!’ The goal of the script: Read data from a CSV file (see sample file) with the Hostname, IP Production network, MAC Production network, IP PVS