Screencasts have moved…

I’ve always posted my screencasts on a separate site and linked to them on the blog here. It looks like the links to all the screencasts are broken. Here is a list of where you can find them until I can fix the broken links: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/ff832960.aspx?category=Jason%20Lewis

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Configuration Pack Documentation Best Practices

The following are some best practices that should be followed when documenting configuration packs.  This list of best practices is not inclusive and is only a recommendation. All configuration packs should include a word document that describes each configuration baseline, item, setting and rule. Each setting and rule should include the following inline in the…

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Configuration Pack Testing Best Practices

The following are some best practices that should be followed when testing configuration packs.  This list of best practices is not inclusive and is only a recommendation. All configuration items and baselines should be tested on all supported platforms and architectures i.e. If configuration pack is for Windows Server 2008, then should only test on…

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Configuration Pack Development Best Practices

The following are some best practices that should be followed when developing configuration packs.  This list of best practices is not inclusive and is only a recommendation. If you want your configuration pack to work with both Configuration Manager 2007 and Configuration Manager 2012 write the configuration pack using the DCM digest schema for Configuration…

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring XML (XPath) Query Settings

Here is the last screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series. Today’s screencast covers “Authoring XML (XPath) Query Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-xml-xpath-query-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring WQL (WMI) Query Settings

Here is the latest screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s screencast covers “Authoring WQL (WMI) Query Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-wql-wmi-query-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM-Authoring SQL Query Settings

Here is the latest in my screencast series covering Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s screencast covers “Authoring SQL Query Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-sql-query-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring Script Settings

Here is the latest in my screencast series covering Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s screencast covers “Authoring Script Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-script-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM–Authoring Registry Settings

Here is the next screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s topic covers “Authoring Registry Settings”.  Enjoy! To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-registry-settings.aspx

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Screencast: DCM – Authoring IIS Metabase Settings

Here is the next screencast in my Desired Configuration Management (DCM) series.  Today’s topic is “Authoring IIS Metabase Settings”. To view this screencast in other formats visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dcm-authoring-iis-metabase-settings.aspx

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