Some super handy Nano Server 2016 trick’s

Here are some hany tricks!

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Manage Nano Server 2016 – Hyper-V host

In this post series I will guide you in our journey of creating a Nano Server 2016 Hyper-V host on a bare metal machine. We will meet some friendly wizards, annoying driver pitfalls, smooth powershell configuration and to top it all of it will all end well! Looks like we have our self a true fairy tail story…

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Install Nano Server 2016 – Hyper-V host

In this post series I will guide you in our journey of creating a Nano Server 2016 Hyper-V host on a bare metal machine. We will meet some friendly wizards, annoying driver pitfalls, smooth powershell configuration and to top it all of it will all end well! Looks like we have our self a true fairy tail story…

This chapter: The journey begins, we start installing our new server! Continue reading Install Nano Server 2016 – Hyper-V host

Install SQL with DSC

Ever installed SQL and asked yourself, can’t this be simpler? Yes it can! meet DSC.
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Configure IIS with DSC

Not happy with the default installation of IIS? Do you fancy a more “clean” approach? Read on!
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What LEGO has to do with PowerShell DSC Partial Configurations!

Do you like LEGO? do you like IT? Are you obsessive about automating stuff? This is a must read!
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Configure Active Directory with DSC

Are you ready to jump in and automate your Active Directory creation?
Warning: no way back from here!

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Setting up the environment for DSC

In the post “What is DSC” I talked about what DSC is, and why we should use it. Now it is time to get our hands dirty and set up the environment for DSC.
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What is DSC?

To answer this question we have to look at some context first. If we have a look at the term DevOps and the meaning behind it we can conclude that it is a set of concepts that helps us (IT aficionados) deliver our solutions in a “Agile” way.
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