In one of my automation tasks I had the need to create a credential object with a $null password – an empty / NULL password. One easy way to do is, create just instantiate a new secure string object using the new() constructor from the .Net class like this: or using New-Object cmdlet like this […]
If you were missing the “Friday Rules” series it was because I had been quite busy. Thanks to my company itnetx, which allowed me to go to TechEd North America, I was able to get the latest trends about Microsoft technologies. Since there is no Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) anymore, Microsoft merged the content […]
I experienced in a relatively small environment that the Discovery Wizard in SCOM 2012 is running forever. I rejected some pending agents which were discovered properly but stayed in a “Installation in progress” state. After I rejected these agents and wanted to re-discover these servers the Discovery Wizard kept runnig forever.