Month: May 2012

New certifications from Microsoft

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Microsoft has updated their certification site with a WHOLE load of new certifications for the release of windows server 2012.If you now go to the MCSE site on Microsoft’s site you can now see new exams for Windows Server 2012 & Windows 8http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mcse.aspx…

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SCCM 2012 Security

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For large systems like ConfigMgr 2012 there are a lot settings needed in order to get it running. Sometimes you miss a setting or two, or you forget to properly set the right access for an account.From a security point-of-view there is a…

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SCCM 2012 CAS

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Something new in ConfigMgr 2012 is that Microsoft added a new site type, which is the CAS (Central Administration Site)Microsoft says the following about it” The central administration site coordinates inter-site data replication across the hierarchy by using Configuration Manager database replication. It…

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Citrix XenApp infrastructure.

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Something we all have struggled with is how a XenApp farm communicates internally (Okay maybe not all of us, but some 🙂 ). There are a lot of services and roles involved, and unless you have done your research it can be troublesome…

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Citrix Web interface customizing

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This article is written with mind of changing and customizing the web interface (v 5.4)Sometimes the default web interface isn’t enough. Of course its pretty to watch and has clean layout, but sometimes you need it to fit the business standard.The web interface…

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Windows server 2012 roadshow

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For those who are interested in windows server, and wish to know more about whats coming in server 2012 I suggest you sign up for The windows server 2012 roadshow in a location near you 😉 You can find the dates and locations…

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The desktop you are trying to open is currently unavailable on terminal servers (Xenapp)

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When you are trying to use RDP in conjunction with Citrix Xenapp you might get the error message when connecting to full desktop via ICA or RDP on the terminal server, “the desktop you are trying to open is currently unavailable”This is because…

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IT Certifications

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I’m a big fan of certifications, and I’m currently pursuing multiple exams.Such as Microsoft Lync, Citrix Xenapp & CASP for the moment.Many people say that getting certifications are useless and a waste of money, well I disagree.First of when you pass an exam …

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Lync 2010 setup and installation

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Now, in my previous post I went trough the roles and features of Lync 2010.In order to get a better understanding of it, im going to walkthrough the installation and setup of a basic server.This is going to consist of;1 x SQL server…

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SCVMM 2012

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So I’m back on the System Center track, this time I’m going to continue with SCVMM which basically is the frontline product for Microsoft’s “Cloud” concept.What is SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) ? is it Microsoft’s management product to manage Hyper-v, it…

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