Citrix policy reference sheet

Starting with XenApp 6 and XenDesktop 5, policies configure many User and Machine based settings. This reference can assist in planning and troubleshooting policies in XenApp and XenDesktop deployments.

Go here to download this cool reference sheet and get to know a lot more abouth the different policy settings.

MS Lync documentation

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software offers instant messaging (IM), presence, conferencing, and telephony solutions that can support enterprise-level collaboration requirements.

The following tables list the topics in the Lync Server 2010 documentation library. This documentation is also available for download. To download a document from the Microsoft Download Center, click the link next to Download now in the column on the right. You can also download a local compiled help file of all technical content, from the Microsoft Download Center at Continue reading “MS Lync documentation”

how to shrink scvmm 2012 DB

Ok, you have had your SCVMM server running for a while now, all roles and services installed on a single server. Remember that the SCVMM 2008 R2 server installs a SQL 2005 Express if you don’t specify another instance for this purpose.
The storage limit for a database in SQL 2005 Express is 4GB, so what do you do when the VirtualManagerDB_log starts to grow out of control ? Continue reading “how to shrink scvmm 2012 DB”

Microsoft Security Update Guide V2

The Microsoft Security Update Guide is a valuable source of in-depth information and tools that can help you protect your IT infrastructure while creating a safer, more secure computing and Internet environment. We developed this guide to help IT professionals better understand and maximize Microsoft security update release information, processes, communications, and tools.

More Information About RemoteFX on Hyper-V R2 SP1

Calista Technologies was acquired by Microsoft in January 2008. The technology was soon after merged and renamed RemoteFX. Now, with Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), it introduces a set of end-user experience enhancements for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) that enable a rich desktop environment within the corporate network.RemoteFX describes a set of RDP technologies – most prominently graphics virtualization and the use of advanced codes – that are being added to Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. These technologies are based on the IP that Microsoft acquired and continued to develop since acquiring Calista Technologies. Continue reading “More Information About RemoteFX on Hyper-V R2 SP1”

beta exam 70-162 TS: ForeFront Protection for Endpoints and Applications, Configuring

Hi guys,

Just got the  email for registering for the beta exam 71-162 TS: Protection for Endpoints and Applications, Configuring.

Read here below the skills measured. When I have additional study material i’ll post it.

Continue reading “beta exam 70-162 TS: ForeFront Protection for Endpoints and Applications, Configuring”

Hyper-V terminology

Hi guys,

Saw a blog of Ben Armstrong where he explained the basic terminology of Hyper-V. However these words are explained for Hyper-V these words can be used in any virtualization tool. Wether it is Citrix, VMWare or Microsoft virtualization tools. I think these words are used by all of these vendors. Continue reading “Hyper-V terminology”

System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 4

Microsoft released CU4 for SCOM 2007 R2.

From the KB notes:

Cumulative Update 4 for SCOM 2007 R2 resolves the following issues: Continue reading “System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 4”

Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 End of Support

everyone, a date has come and passed, and we wanted to make sure readers of this blog were aware of it.  As of January 11th, 2011 ConfigMgr SP1 Support has ended.  The most current Service Pack organizations should be on to remain fully supported is Service Pack 2.  Continue reading “Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 End of Support”