[OT] : Windows Activation, en masse

Posted by AaronBertrand on SQL Blog See other posts from SQL Blog or by AaronBertrand
Published on Sun, 13 Mar 2011 20:07:00 GMT Indexed on 2011/03/14 0:15 UTC
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This weekend I discovered a minor issue in one of my virtual environments. I had built out 100 VMs based on a Hyper-V template, but I forgot to activate the original source before creating the template, so all of the machines were suddenly out of compliance. While easy enough on a one- or two-machine basis to just log into the machine and activate manually, there was no way I was even going to dream of repeating that process on 100 machines. My First Reaction : PowerShell Whenever I do anything with...(read more)

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