Getting started with AutomatedLab

Adam CookPowershell, ScriptingLeave a Comment

What is AutomatedLab? AutomatedLab is simply PowerShell module. In some ways it’s a framework because it encourages a particular workflow for managing named labs consisting of VMs with prefined applications / “roles” or custom roles. The benefit using AutomatedLab is the simplicity it offers to quickly fire up and throw away environments, and rebuild again. It also offers a huge … Read More

Build a ConfigrMgr lab with AutomatedLab

Adam CookEndpoint Management, MECM/MEMCM/SCCM, Powershell, Scripting4 Comments

In this post I’ll show you how to start building a ConfigMgr lab, for either Current Branch or Technical Preview, using AutomatedLab with Hyper-V. This approach is intended to be completely automated and “hands off” by calling a single script. It downloads all the necessary files for you, including the CB or TP installation media. All you have to do … Read More