Month: August 2012

Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 what’s new

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Since the release in April, Microsoft has been working hard to finish the service pack 1 for System Center 2012. This is needed because the regular System Center  2012 release does not support Server 2012. Therefore Microsoft has to move fast to release…

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Integrating XenApp and Configuration Manager 2012

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Finally the day has come, as I mentioned in the previous post the TechPreview of XenApp connector for Configuration Manager 2012 is now released on Citrix.or as they call it “Project Thor” it allows for a flexible application delivery solution that combines the…

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XenApp Connector for Configuration Manager in Tech preview

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The long awaited connector for XenApp to Configuration Manager 2012 is now available for TechPreview on Mycitrix.comLink here –> https://t.co/bPPw0Eny You can see a video regarding  the functionality here –> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CncS4Tp3Vgg&feature=youtu.be Ill come back with more when I get to work with the…

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vSphere 5.1 Pricing

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when regarding to the newly released vSphere 5.1 and pricing. Vmware has just announced the death of vRAM pricing (and now you can have unlimited vRAM at no extra cost) , and here are the new prices for vSphere 5.1-> https://www.vmware.com/products/datacenter-virtualization/vsphere/pricing.html Remember the…

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vSphere 5.1 announced

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Vmware has just announced vSphere 5.1 and it has alots of new features. What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1? •    Larger virtual machines – Virtual machines can grow two times larger than in any previous release to support even the most advanced applications….

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Administer Other Windows Server from Server Manager 2012

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Now the new Server Manager is a lifesaver, it allows to manage multiple servers from one console. By default it is only supported for Windows Server 2012 but by downloading Windows Management Framework 3.0 and .Net 4 you can manage older versions as…

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Where did PowerShell ISE go?

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This will be a rather short post, but after I’ve been trying Windows 8 (the final release) for the last couple of days, and I started to wonder “Where is PowerShell ISE?”For those that don’t know what PowerShell ISE is it’s a scripting…

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Software Metering ConfigMgr 2012

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Software Metering is a feature in ConfigMgr 2012 which allows for inventory software usage. For instance you can see how many copies of an application has been deployed to computers and among these you can see how many actually use the application. And…

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Integrating Configuration Manager and RES Workspace Manager

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As I stated in a earlier post is that you have the ability to integrate RES Workspace Manager with Configuration Manager.http://msandbu.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/res-workspace-manager-2012/ Workspace Manager is a product that allows you to design how the desktop should appear to the user. Instead of using Group…

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MDT 2012 Update 1

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A Couple of days ago, Microsoft released MDT 2012 Update 1.This release included support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.Other features include: Support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 CTP: Added support in MDT for deploying Windows 8 and Windows Server…

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