New servers that support Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) 2.5 and above are now shipping. UEFI is an industry standard that is a set of interfaces between the system firmware, the operating system, and various components of the system firmware that deliver enhanced benefits.HTTP Boot is a client-server communication […]
Had a thought the other day, why do I have to keep PXE booting these devices just to see what file name and other options, if any, I would get from my DHCP, proxyDHCP or IP Relay/Forwarding devices. Surely there must be a PowerShell script that lets you do that? Well there wasn’t. I did find […]
This is a simple Little script used to demonstrate how easy it is to script and play around with advanced feature in the iPXE Anywhere web service.
Basically we have two separate primary servers, but we want to be able to PXE boot from both of them, and choose at deployment time which one to boot […]
So really behind on the blogging of things, first out is the requested scripts from Ignite 2016.
Get the binary output of a Content Identifier
How do you get the binary output from a downloaded hash using PowerShell. This works for any file and is a great ‘poor mans hex editor’
#Get the hash
Get-Content "C:\SomePath\my.ci" [...]
Just a teensy update – tweaked the script a little, and tested on SCCM CB – 1511
In regular Software Deployment items such as packages and Applications you have a Checkbox on the ‘Distribution Point’ tab like this:
Checking this box means that BranchCache can be used to […]
As some of you might be aware, there’s been a lot of banter on Twitter on BranchCache around its de-duplication (de-dupe) feature. So since dear old friend Johan Arwidmark asked me to type something up I thought I would do so, although I can’t promise to keep 10xTweets short. BranchCache is a complex beast, […]
This blog covers the settings and changes needed to be done in order to achieve a single image of Windows XP deployment both for Encrypted hard drives and Un-encrypted ones with a single image. Interestingly enough this has been one of the most requested blog posts that I have ever written. And altough the blog covers […]