As many of you know, using Office 365 Exchange Online in a non-persistent environment like Citrix XenApp can be really difficult. Because the Exchange server is in the cloud, connection to the mailbox and searching through mail is really slow. An easy way to fix this is to use an Outlook Cache file (OST). This will make a local copy of your email box in
If you are serious about your IT environment you need to monitor it. And I mean monitor every aspect of it, not only if a server is up but also to see how it’s performing. And of course monitor things like your VMware, Netscaler and Citrix environments from one place. With ControlUp you can do this! ControlUp gives you 3 unique ways to do this.
Ansible is an incredible open source automation tool. And as you might know my motto is Automate Everything! But to do so we need a good automation platform. I often use Ivanti Automation, which is awesome, but what if you want to use an open source automation tool? Then Ansible is the answer. But unlike Ivanti Automation it is not a simple Next-> Next->Finish installation
Liquidware ProfileUnity lets you manage which printers users get in their session. This is really handy because users don’t have to find and add printers on the network themselves. And with context aware filters you can make sure they get the correct printer for every situation. But what if you have a lot of printers in your active directory or RES Workspace already and you’re
Recently at a customer I needed to automatically create linked clones in VMware vSphere. For this I wrote a quick PowerShell (PowerCLI) function. With this function you can create multiple linked clones from one base VM in a resource pool or on a ESXi host. The script will also check if there isn’t already a snapshot present for the linked clones and gives you the
You might notice there is no OneDrive client in Windows Server 2016. After installing Office ProPlus, you do get the OneDrive for Business client but that client isn’t as feature rich as the normal OneDrive client. But luckily we can download the normal OneDrive client from Microsoft website here. Now we run into the next problem; the OneDrive client will install itself into the user
Two weeks ago I went to Citrix Synergy in Anaheim. Here Citrix announced the future vision of the company. And the vision is clear, it is CLOUD. Citrix now thinks of itself as a cloud company. And with their new Citrix Workspace they have a great cloud product. But how does automation fit into the cloud and what can we automate? In this blog I