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Remote Desktop Services and Beyond…

1705, 2016

Remote Desktop Services Updates Revealed – Windows Server 2012 R2

By | May 17th, 2016|Categories: Microsoft, PowerShell, RDS, Technical Stuff|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you are running a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure (RDS) with Citrix XenApp, VMware View or doesn´t use any third party extension at all you will have to install a bunch of Updates to resolve the most bugs you could run into from a Operating System perspective. There are two Knowledge Base articles available for RDS at Microsoft that explain [...]

1205, 2016

Why I love the PowerShell AppDeployment Toolkit

By | May 12th, 2016|Categories: Microsoft, PowerShell, Technical Stuff|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Today I want to share some thoughts and insights about a very useful toolkit that is available free for everybody – The PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit. I will describe what features it has, how the architecture looks like and how you can create and customize packages. At the end I will provide you with some [...]

411, 2015

Install Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Controller from the Command Line

By | November 4th, 2015|Categories: Technical Stuff|0 Comments

Here we go again with the next post in a row about installing Citrix XenDesktop from the command line. This was the first one: Install Citrix StoreFront 3.0.1 from the Command Line. The second one is here: http://www.sinisasokolic.com/install-citrix-xendesktop-7-6-server-vda-from-the-command-line/. Because we need a Controller for our infrastructure to work correctly it is crucial to have it in place ;-). Let´s see [...]

2710, 2015

Install Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Server VDA from the Command Line

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: Technical Stuff|1 Comment

This is the second post of a series about how to install basic infrastructure components. This was the first one: Install Citrix StoreFront 3.0.1 from the Command Line. Today I want to share some details of installing a Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Server VDA from the command line. At the end you will find (as usual) a PowerShell script that does [...]

2210, 2015

Install StoreFront 3.0.1 from the Command Line

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Technical Stuff|0 Comments

With this blog post I want to show you how to install Citrix StoreFront 3.0.1 with all it´s necessary prerequisites from the command line. If you start the Citrix StoreFront installer via GUI the installer takes care of all the prerequisites on your system. You can see this behaviour in the screenshot: In enterprise environments it is often not wanted [...]

2010, 2015

A Look Inside My Homelab

By | October 20th, 2015|Categories: Technical Stuff|0 Comments

I was busy upgrading and rebuilding my home lab in the last weeks. Now I want to share with you in detail how it looks like. This blog post will cover the following topics: Hardware overview Network overview Operating System overview installation and configuration Performance Apps Future Additions […]

2909, 2015

How to set Citrix XenApp 7.6 Policies with PowerShell

By | September 29th, 2015|Categories: Technical Stuff|2 Comments

I was recently asked how to create Citrix policies with PowerShell and I must admit that it took me some time to figure it out. If you search for solutions you get only a few hints on how to do it. The best hint came from Ingmar Verheij (http://www.ingmarverheij.com/set-citrix-policies-via-powershell/) but things changed a little but [...]

3103, 2015

uberAgent for Splunk – Installation and Configuration

By | March 31st, 2015|Categories: Technical Stuff|0 Comments

With this second blog post regarding Splunk and Helge´s uberAgent I want to share my experiences during installation and configuration.I will start with an overview of the uberAgent installation, will then switch to some configuration settings and give you a quick overview about how it can be licensed and which operating systems are supported. At the end I will describe [...]