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Old Dogs Learning New Tricks

Old Dogs The saying goes “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”.  Certainly, all of us have found examples of this to be true.  Otherwise this statement would not still be in use to this day.  However, what if … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 5

In this blog post, we will finally work our way up to what I’ve tried to accomplish with a combination of PowerShell, Cisco UCS Director’s northbound APIs, and the concept of parallel processing with workflows in UCS Director. The Assumptions … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 4

In this blog post, we will be going over some advanced use cases of PowerShell with Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent.  We will go over a scenario in which we need multiple bits of data returned from a … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 2

In this blog post, we will be discussing how to utilize the Cisco PowerShell Agent and the provide Cisco UCS Director task, Execute PowerShell Command.  We will also go over what it’s going to take to parse the response of … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 1

If you’ve installed Cisco UCS Director before, you know that there exists a small component that can be installed onto a Windows device that allows for remote execution of PowerShell scripts.  These scripts can be harnessed and used in ways … Continue reading

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Docker?  On Windows? Yep!

There’s starting to become a major timeline distinction between those of us in the IT industry.  There are those of us who grew up in the industry with Microsoft being the evil empire and those that are coming into IT … Continue reading

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Ready…or not.

I’m going to preface this blog post with the fact that I’ve only completed the 1st day of the Microsoft Ignite conference (2016 edition), so there might actually be more substance to some of the things that I was made … Continue reading

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