I have been a loyal user of Plazes or more specifically, the Plazer for almost two years. During this time I have been Plazed over 1,000 times in over 100 Plazes, representing nearly 50 different cities. Its really pretty cool to look back at my world map and see all of the different places I’ve tagged.
I finally broke down and upgraded to HD today, I already had the TV but I needed to get the HD receiver from my ‘favorite’ cable company… TimeWarner Cable. The setup was very easy as I have a good bit of experience with setting up multimedia components for other people.
In order to get Citrix clients prior to version 11 to function with Citrix XenApp running on Windows Server 2008 you will need to install a hotfix from Microsoft.
If you have a user who is not a member of the ‘Domain Users’ group and still requires access to Citrix Password Manager there is a simple workaround.
Citrix has announced new certifications to go along with their new product releases as well as the changes to their course lineup. The new certifications are described here: http://www.citrixtraining.com/courses/certifications/index.cfm Some changes were definitely needed as the Citrix product offerings have significantly increased over the past few years.
Here are some helpful guides on how to install my ‘favorite’ mail client, IBM Lotus Notes on Citrix Presentation Server. There are very few differences between the installation methods for Lotus Notes versions 6 through 8, but just for completeness I have included links to all of them. The official Citrix article is quite good and includes screen shots of not only the Lotus Notes installation but also the publishing of Lotus Notes. Continue reading
I needed to modify the sysprep.inf file inside of virtual disk and I needed a utility that would allow me to just use a vanilla text editor on the file. Why not just power on the virtual machine you say? Well if I were to power it on then I would have to re-create my sysprep.inf from scratch because there would be no way to stop it from running once Windows started to boot.
One of the most often requested ‘tweaks’ for a Citrix or Terminal Services environment is to disable the console beep that annoys users when a dialog box appears in a session.
Configuration of NTP is an often overlooked step in setting up a VMware ESX environment. It is important to keep accurate time not only on the guests but also on the hosts. In the 3.5 release of ESX you can configure NTP from the VI Client, but some older releases require configuration from the Service Console. Here are the steps involved in NTP configuration from the Service Console.