XenDesktop 7.x DB creation with locked SQL Servers

By |2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00December 1st, 2014|Technical Stuff|

I have seen many projects in the past were it was not possible to automate the creation of XenDesktop databases during the deployment process because the database servers were locked out of security reasons. In this case the only chance of creating the databases was to deliver SQL scripts to the database team. When the [...]

Configure Citrix StoreFront 2.6 – Part 2

By |2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00October 17th, 2014|Technical Stuff|

Now that we have created a basic unconfigured StoreFront deployment we will have a look at the features and options we can configure. Start the Citrix StoreFront Console. This is what it looks like when we open it for the first time. We now can View or Change a store or create a new one. [...]

Install and Upgrade Citrix StoreFront 2.5 to 2.6

By |2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00October 10th, 2014|Technical Stuff|

Citrix XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 were anounced and are available right now. Let s have a quick look at the installation of StoreFront 2.6 that ships with that version. This is a first blog post in a series of three covering the installation and upgrade of StoreFront 2.6 from StoreFront 2.5, it´s configuration and [...]

Configure Citrix StoreFront 2.6 – Part 1

By |2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00October 5th, 2014|Technical Stuff|

I´d like to welcome everybody to the follow-up post on Citrix StoreFront 2.6. After installing StoreFront we now need to configure it. If you upgraded from a previous version of StoreFront, the settings should be preserved. Let´s create a new deployment and see what we can configure. First of all we need to insert the [...]

My VMworld Europe 2014 schedule

By |2016-10-30T20:12:44+02:00October 1st, 2014|On The Road|

I am looking forward to my first visit to VMworld and wanted to share my schedule with you. VMworld Europe 2014 tasks place in Barcelona from 14-16 october >> http://www.vmworld.com/ HBC1475 -- Getting Started with vCloud Air HBC2599 -- Tech Preview: vCloud Hybrid Service Object Storage, Autoscaling and Database-as-a-Service HBC1533 -- How to Build a [...]

I can´t see my users processes – 2008 R2 User Rights

By |2016-10-30T20:12:44+02:00July 13th, 2014|Technical Stuff|

You can´t see your RDS users processes under Windows Server 2008 R2 and it looks somehow like this in your task manager window: Then check if the following privilege is set in your GPO or local policy (User Rights assignment\Debug programs): "Debugging Privilege" (SeDebugPrivilege). If you give your administrative users the right it will look [...]