Synology DSM 4.2 Beta: Python error

All my previous posts where about SCCM or PowerShell and where work related. This will be my first post about something I didn’t do for work. I currently own a Synology Diskstation 412+ as a NAS but it is much more. But lets start with the problem I recently encounterd.

Monday a new Beta version was release by Synology. This release 4.2 had some interesting new functions. Like two-for authentication, PXE-support and a DNS Server. The problem for me is that I can’t wait to install new software so I did installed it immediatly. What I didn’t know is that all application that depends on Python should be update before you update the diskstation, but I didn’t. Continue reading Synology DSM 4.2 Beta: Python error

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SDK

Two months ago Microsoft released the System Center 2012 suite. And now they have released the SDK for Configuration Manager (). It’s a different approach then the consumer products, where Microsoft showed a nice presentation about the features of Windows 8 for developers.
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Application won’t download Content

In my previous post I had a script that creates the application. Everything looked fine but when trying to install SCCM could not find the source so it was thinking it was locally availble. Although I added content to the application it was missing content. Reason was that the object did not create a reference to the application. So the following lines should also be added to add content to the deployment type.

$newContentref  =  New-Object Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ApplicationManagement.ContentRef
$newContentref.ID  = $newApplicationContent.Id
$newDeploymentType.Installer.InstallContent =  $newContentref