Citrix released XenApp Manager

XenApp Manager is a light weight administration app, available from the Windows Store, that lets XenApp administrators perform  session management tasks on their Citrix XenApp 6.5 farms.

From their Windows 8 desktop, laptop or tablet device, administrators can swiftly and smoothly browse, search, disconnect and reset Citrix HDX and Microsoft RDP sessions on Citrix environments with up to 10,000 sessions, managing up to 10 farms at once.

When you are ready to start managing live XenApp environments, just apply XenApp 6.5 FP1 with hotfix DSCXACmd650WX64001 (available below)  to the server used for remote management.  No other servers in the farm require this hotfix.  The XenApp Manager app requires that your device be on the corporate network or connected via a VPN.

XenApp Manager has the following features: Continue reading “Citrix released XenApp Manager”

Provisioning a new SharePoint 2010 farm using powershell

This post will take you down the process of configuring your SharePoint farm while introducing the new administrative functionality shipping in the PowerShell provider.

During the SharePoint Installation, make sure you choose “Server Farm” and then “Complete” install.  This will allow you to create a SharePoint farm rather than a standalone server.

After the install completes, the setup program will ask you if you want to run the SharePoint Technologies Configuration Wizard (default is checked). Uncheck the box to NOT run the wizard. Continue reading “Provisioning a new SharePoint 2010 farm using powershell”