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Super Micro IPMI – Problem Solved

Super Micro IPMI – Problem Solved

The other day my vSphere server didn’t respond anymore so I headed into the Super Micro IPMI Remote Console for more details. Well as you can see below, the Remote Console Preview is way to small for troubleshooting. To be able to use Console Redirection you need to install Java on your computer, no… Continue Reading

Install Custom Applications In Turbo

Install Custom Applications In Turbo

Turbo contains thousands of pre-made applications that are upgraded automatically by Turbo when the various vendors comes out with a new releases. So after reading my last post Getting Started with Turbo you’re probably eager to learn how to install custom applications. It’s really simple, let’s get started. The first thing you need to do… Continue Reading

Getting Started With Citrix AppDNA

Getting Started With Citrix AppDNA

Citrix AppDisk is out in Technical Preview and one of the killer features are the integration with Citrix AppDNA. I’ve been working with the Citrix AppDisk since late June after I had an interview with David Wagner, the product manager of both AppDisk and AppDNA. I’ve also helped FSlogix with… Continue Reading

Sequencing SQL Server Management Studio 2014

Sequencing SQL Server Management Studio 2014

Sequencing SQL Server Management Studio 2014 with App-V 5.x normally throws the error “Invalid license data. Reinstall is required” at lauch. This error is not coming from Management Studio itself, but from the prereq Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (isolated) version which is installed as part of the application. Stuff like… Continue Reading

VMware Horizon View 6.0 Unattended

VMware Horizon View 6.0 Unattended

One of the interesting new features in VMware Horizon View 6.0 is the ability to use Windows 2008 / 2012 Remote Desktop Services to publish Desktops and Applications. This function is only available in Advanced and Enterprise Edition, but if you signup for VMUG Advantage you’ll get all the software… Continue Reading

Domain Pass-Through to StoreFront from Client OS

Domain Pass-Through to StoreFront from Client OS

In blog post Citrix Receiver 4 with Domain Pass-Through I explained how to configure Citrix Receiver automatically inside a Hosted Desktop OS or Server OS with XenDesktop 7. That being the old style ICA in ICA. So what’s needed to configure this automatically on the clients end point device? That’s… Continue Reading

Long Live App-V 5 – Application Streaming is Dead

Long Live App-V 5 – Application Streaming is Dead

I’m just back from Citrix Synergy 2013 in LA Anaheim. It was awesome to connect with friends, customers and blog readers. There was a lot of exciting announcements, but in this blog post I will focus on XenDesktop 7 and the integration with App-V 5. During the keynote Citrix didn’t… Continue Reading

App-V 5 and Provisioning Services

App-V 5 and Provisioning Services

In my last blog 7 Reasons Why You Need to Learn App-V 5 I talked about how important it is for you to start playing around with App-V 5. Since all Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop and RDS should be running App-V 5 with Shared Content Store it’s important to leverage… Continue Reading

7 Reasons Why You Need to Learn App-V 5 Today

7 Reasons Why You Need to Learn App-V 5 Today

We’ve been doing server virtualization for years and hopefully most businesses run the majority of their servers on a hypervisor from Citrix, VMware or Microsoft by now. With the release of Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 the same is going to happen to the application space. I remember back in the days when… Continue Reading

Receiver asking for logon information after .msi install

Receiver asking for logon information after .msi install

Citrix Merchandising Server 2.0 (CMS) was released in the end of August and the most important feature is Anonymous Deliveries. Installing Citrix Receiver with a system token enables Receiver to fully configure plug-ins without users needing to authenticate with Merchandising Server. I have now tested this feature with SCCM and… Continue Reading