Background: I work in an environment where the last deployment of office was through the .exe setup and imaging the rest of the inventory with that install. As of late I've become interested in leveraging GPO to do an office365 deployment for about 500 machines win7 enterprise. Some have pro and most have standard. This must be uninstalled for our o365 to work correctly I've been told.
I've been researching some powershell scripts for program removal, but when it comes to office they don't get the job done (although it worked great for others), I'm still pretty new at this to fully understand why. So next I was curious to try by deploying an Office 2010 msi package via GPO to one test machine. I don't believe the package deployed and chances are that there permissions in the root folder stopping where its located in a subfolder on a network share.
Am I wasting my time with this method even if I have a correct configuration? Would the msi work better in a root directory with the proper permissions applied, also do I need to define "authenticated user" in the security for the msi package location?
If this is too much, I'm sorry in advance, there are too few of us in our company and the alternative is to do each machine one by one, which would be a bummer.
Many thanks for taking the time to read and please share any advice you may have and I'm also willing to elaborate further on details if need be.
Using nx2k going to nx2k
Were trying to monitor a port and when we use the rspan config examples we get a prompt that the destination cannot be a fex port. Problem is its part of a data center and all switches are part of fex and the only ports open that aren't part of the fabric are fiber ports and we dont have nics that term fiber. Cant span on the same switch either due to fiber terminations as well. Can anyone share some insight as to how some can rspan and were having this much trouble? Any suggestions will help.
Solved. Used the copper sfp as mentioned in comments. Without that we were pretty hosed. Thanks for the input and being an awesome community.
And I didn't use Boson. Could I have, maybe? Would I have passed it in a shorter amount of time? The answer is probably.
All things aside, I didn't have any background in networking, just interest in how it all works. So a year ago I started with Wikipedia articles about logic gates, binary, OSI model and all that good stuff. Didn't do me any good but realize how out of my depth I was.
So this summer I used my savings and took time off working and used ITUonline for ICND1. It was my first look at training videos and I had gone through 10 or so and thought, "I got this."
It was CBT nuggets that brought it all together though and that really is the "magic" for my journey thusfar. It got me to where I needed more technical info. That's when the Cert Guide by Lammle came into my life and finally we end with Exam Cram ICND1 100-105.
I took a little break after September because of starting a new job in IT. But since I acquired both books aforementioned I was studying hard for each topic both texts cover. Through all of this I was using GNS3 and later pacet tracer (I was able to use live equipment, so I could see what worked past PT as well).
All that said, PT with CBT Nuggets and Odom's study guide was the best formula looking back. Everything added up in its own way, but for anyone reading looking for inspiration, those are my "reccomendations". I know everyone says know your shit, and it sounds cliche after a while, but they aren't kidding. You need to know your shit, and be decisive in answering.
Tl;dr Know your knowledge. Believe in yourself. Stay calm.