About a year ago I released “The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide” and since then I had the chance to implement the runbook at many customers. During those implementations I tweaked the Runbook a lot and I thought it was time to update the guide accordingly. So I present to you “The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide Version 2.0” Some of the changes: More Automation
On the upcoming E2EVC event in Athene Greece , Chris Jeucken (ITStore-Guru.com) and I are going to show how you can automate the creation of App Volmes and App Layers. Chris Jeucken will focus on Citrix App Layering (read here) and, as you can see by the title, I have focused on VMware App Volumes. In this blog I will share with you some of the
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
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
I have been really busy with learning more about Microsoft Azure and automation through PowerShell (Azure-Rm). But every time I want to test something I have to rebuild my lab because I delete everything in the end to save costs. One of the first things I always have to do is to create a new virtual network, virtual network gateway, local gateway and VPN connection.
When using LiquidWare ProfileUnity you can use filters to create context. By using context, you create a workspace environment that follows the user, making sure he or she will (always) receive all the right resources, like shortcuts, printers, drive mappings etc. never mind their location or the device they are using. But what if you already have Security Groups and Organisational Unit’s (OU) in your Active