Thursday, January 03, 2013

Machine Automation–Working with ISO Files

Server 2012 brings a lot of goodies for Hyper-V and PowerShell, which lowers the bar for automating machine creation.  An ideal FIM environment has some solution for creating new FIM machines so easily and quick that nobody should be tempted to share a FIM machine for development or test purposes.  There are grown-up solutions such as System Center VMM and Microsoft Lab Manager (so awesome) but often the only dependency you can take is the OS and Hyper-V.

I’ve been looking for time to update a machine automation tool to Windows Server 2012 and PowerShell 3.0, and little things like this make it really enticing:

#PSTip Working with ISO files

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