Dam Good Admin

Or at least not entirely useless

Category: Configuration Manager (page 2 of 2)

Patch Tuesday Is A Lie

For well over a decade there’s been a social contract of sorts with Microsoft. Security patches are released on the second Tuesday of the month at 10 AM Pacific Time. They release and we start our patching processes. Well … what if they didn’t?

Server Group Patching: Troubleshooting

I tried … and failed … to implement Server Group Patching to automate patching our Exchange clusters. That doesn’t mean I didn’t learn a few useful things about how the feature works and how to troubleshoot it.

Server Group Patching: Node Scripts

One of the exciting parts of the pre-release Server Group Patching feature is the ability to run scripts before and after the patching process. This is key to automating workload migrations in clusters like Exchange or SQL. While it sounds promising, reality is a little underwhelming.

Server Group Patching: Busted (A.K.A. We are the QA Team)

Hoping to use the Server Group Patching pre-release feature to patch a group of servers in order? It appears to be broken. We are the real QA team.

Newer posts »

© 2019 Dam Good Admin

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑