This really was some Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Big Data

I was pretty amazed at the amount of data out there, and the estimated number of servers these companies are running.

Not able to open VM console in Google Chrome

Had a small issue where I could log on to a vSphere 5.5 Virtual Centre using the web client, but could not open up a console session on any of the virtual machines, and the web client complained that I hadn’t installed the plugin, when I had. I had reinstalled the plugin and rebooted etc ...

“Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms”

I was trying to install a copy of Windows 2012R2 on a Hyper-V install on my Windows 8.1 laptop and continually got this error, after selecting the version I wanted to install. “Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms. Make sure the installation sources are valid and restart the installation”. Initially I thought it ...

Install Office 2013 on XenApp 8

Install Office 2013 on XenApp
Not all off us have a big enough environment to spend the the time & resources to implement App-V so, in this article I plan to go through how to install & configure Office 2013 on XenApp, so all your users can successfully access the application remotely. The first thing you need to do is ...

Struggling with Certificates: The request contains no Certificate Template Error?

Certificate Request Processor The request contains no certificate template information. 0×80094801 (-2146875391) Denied by Policy Module 0×80094801, the request does not contain a certificate template extension or the Certificate Template request attribute. I was getting this error at 2 sites I was working on, when trying to get a certificate for my XenApp Controller.  The ...

Importing the XenMobile App Controller into VMWare ESXi

Importing the XenMobile App Controller into VMWare ESXi
In this blog post I am going to go through the process of installing the XenMobile App Controller appliance into VMWare’s ESX. This first thing you need to do is download a copy of the AppController from the Citrix Website, you will need a create a Citrix login to get access. I usually just download ...

Making XenMobile Highly Available

XenMobile is a great product that ensures that all mobile devices accessing your Network & Data, do so in a secure and manageable way without leaving your company open to data leaks and information accessed in an unmanaged and unsecured way. If you are thinking about implementing it in your organisation you really also have ...

XenApp & XenDesktop 7.5 Blueprints

Getting a daily email of blog updates from Citrix can be a wealth off information, and I would highly suggest that you have a look at signing up to it. You just need to go to Citrix Blogs and you can sign up by email or RSS. Just today apart from all the blogs about ...

XenDesktop & XenApp 7.5 Available

The good news is that XenDesktop 7.5 and the now available XenApp 7.5 is available to download from Citrix.  Hopefully this will now stop some of the confusion in the marketplace around what had happened to XenApp. Taken from the Citrix eDocs site and available at Citrix.com, here is what is new in the 7.5 ...

Creating a boot disk in PVS

Creating a boot disk in PVS
If for whatever reason you can’t use PXE in your environment, or even just want to test PVS (Provisioning Services) you can use the Provisioning Services Boot Device Manager to create an ISO that you can use to boot your workstations. When you start up Provisioning Services Boot Device Manager you will be presented with the ...