Tag Archives: sccm

Task sequences best practices Configuration Manager 2012

Microsoft has recently released a document series which contain best practices for task sequences with Configuration Manager 2012 R2. This series goes trough a step-by-step in all the different steps in a task sequence. For all IT-pros working with task sequences I suggest taking a look at the document series here –> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43412 In other… Read More »

XenApp & XenDesktop 7.5 released!

Today as promised, Citrix released XenApp & XenDesktop 7.5!Which can be downloaded from mycitrix here – – –> http://bit.ly/1gXdots This new release contains alot of new interesting features such as integration with SCCM for WoL and integration with Amazon for cloud provisioning (Azure will come later) It also contains a new release of Storefront 2.5… Read More »

Status update: Book and NIC2014

So been a few hetical weeks! (Or should I say months) My book has been released to most of the major online book resellers, its called Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager High-Availability and Performance tuning You can see it from Amazon here –> http://amzn.to/19Uid4q I am also in the process of writing another book regarding… Read More »

Excalibur and Configuration Manager

Now Citrix released a beta build of Excalibur a couple of months ago, which shows the next generation of XenDesktop and XenApp architecture. (Well actually just XenDestkop, since the XenApp architecture is disappearing) In addition, with this release we have some fancy choices for how to manage the machines within XenDesktop. Excalibur will add additional… Read More »

Trouble with Application Catalog

Had some trouble with a case today that the application catalog would not start. When we opened the catalog they could not connect to the catalog service and got this error message. According to the error message it could not connect to the application service. If we checked the service with ConfigMgr console we can… Read More »

SCCM and Windows Embedded

Configuration Manager SP1 will come with support for managing Windows Embedded. This will open a new world for managing thin clients. Dell Wyse has also announced that they will come with a integration possibility with their own device manager to allow for more management possibilities outside Windows on the thin clients.This will include support for… Read More »