Installing and Configuring SCCM 2016 – Stage 4 Setting up Site System Roles

In the this post we will be setting up your SCCM 2016 Site System roles.  So what is a site system role and why do we need it?  A site system role is added to extend the management functionality of the site.  So basically if you want to be able to manage a particular type of object within SCCM 2016 we need to install a site system role for it.

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Installing and Configuring SCCM 2016 – Stage 3 Setting up Discovery and Boundaries

In the previous two posts in this series we went through installing and configuring all the necessary prerequisites for SCCM 2016 and then installed SCCM 2016.  That’s great we now have SCCM 2016 installed, the basics configured correctly and are ready to go.  We now just need to know how to use it!

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Configure 802.1x certificate based authentication on Meraki wireless access points with Microsoft NPS authentication

Problem:
I wanted to enable full network access to company users via the existing Cisco Meraki wireless access points. The problem is that these traditionally have only been used for guest Wi-Fi access and I need to be 100% certain that it will be secure.

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Cannot unmount datastore in VMware – the file system is busy or the resource is in use

Problem:
You want to unmount a datastore in VMware ESXi but can’t because you get an error: ‘Cannot unmount volume ‘Datastore Name: Datastore1 uuid: 5204515c-e09a154d-9e1b-001a14c85540′ because file system is busy. Correct the problem and retry the operation.’

You may also receive the error ‘The resource is in use; Call “HostDatastoreSystem.RemoveDatastore” for object datastoresystem on ESXi failed’

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