NetWrix Free System Administration Tools

I recently came across NetWrix, a software company that specializes in system administration tools and utilities.  They seem to really have hit a niche that has been a pain point for many administrators over the years.  Whats even better is that NetWrix offers free versions of several of their products and not just limited evaluations either.

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SSL Error 47 with Citrix Password Manager

SSL Certificates play a big role in a Citrix Password Manager deployment. They help to ensure the password data in the central store is genuine and they also allow for encrypted communications between the Password Manager service and the Password Manager agent. There are lots of things that can go wrong with certificates that will stall your Password Manager deployment.

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Disable Multimedia Acceleration in XenDesktop

I recently came across a multimedia application that uses the Indeo codec for its video components.  While this codec is supported by HDX it is only supported when it runs within the context of Windows Media Player, QuickTime, or one of the other supported video players.  This particular application made use of its own player which prevented the HDX technologies from enhancing the performance of the videos.

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Transfer Logins Between SQL Server Instances

There are any number of reasons that you might need to transfer the logins between instances of SQL Server. One of the most common times this is necessary is when performing a SQL Server consolidation or migration.  The good news is that its a fairly easy task to perform for several generations of SQL Server.

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