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SPF Prerequisites via PowerShell

8:35 pm in Uncategorized by Christopher Keyaert

Hi All,

When you have to install SPF (Service Provider Foundation), there is plenty of Windows Features that you need to install on your server:

Below, you have a PowerShell script that will install all the needed Windows Features for you:

Import-Module ServerManager
Add-WindowsFeature FileAndStorage-Services,Storage-Services,Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-Static-Content,Web-Health,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Security,Web-Filtering,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Url-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-App-Dev,Web-Net-Ext45,Web-Asp-Net45,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Ftp-Server,Web-Mgmt-Tools,Web-Mgmt-Console,Web-Mgmt-Compat,Web-Scripting-Tools,NET-Framework-Features,NET-Framework-Core,NET-Framework-45-Features,NET-Framework-45-Core,NET-Framework-45-ASPNET,NET-WCF-Services45,NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45,NET-WCF-TCP-PortSharing45,ManagementOdata,FS-SMB1,User-Interfaces-Infra,Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra,Server-Gui-Shell,PowerShellRoot,PowerShell,PowerShell-V2,PowerShell-ISE,WAS,WAS-Process-Model,WAS-Config-APIs,WoW64-Support

If some of these features are already installed on your system, don’t worry, windows will just skip it. Now to continue with the SPF installation and configuration, check this link :

Enjoy! J


Speaking at Automation Event

3:41 pm in Event by Christopher Keyaert

Hi All,

Last week, I’ve been invited by the ( team to speak at one of their user group evening.
I did a session about Orchestrator and the brand new SMA application which is part of Windows Azure Pack. In this session, I demonstrated some capabilities of Orchestrator and SMA, but also a part about Orchestrator versus SMA.

The slide deck of my presentation is availablehere :

The Orchestrator runbooks that I demonstrated are part of the SC2012 Solutions available on codeplex:

The SMA Runbooks that I showed are available on the TechNet Library:

I also uploaded my backup demo videos (No Audio on these videos) on SkyDrive:

Thank you