Month: September 2013

XenDesktop 7 and Configuration Manager (Project Loki)

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With the release of XenDesktop 7 I was eager to see if there were any integrations with Configuration Manager, but no not yet…. Citrix also recently released an update to the Configuraiton Manager connector (Project thor) and there it was announced that Citrix…

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Creating a virtual network for Virtual Machine Manager

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This is going to be a long one, and I want it done properly! Since I have seen multiple blogs containing the same recipe over and over again on how to setup networking within Virtual Machine Manager I have yet to see a…

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My first sponsor – Veeam

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Many might have noticed that little banner on the right side of my blog, well of right now I have my first official sponsor and of course it had to be veeam I have had some offers before but Veeam is something I…

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XenMobile vs Configuration Manager & Intune

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So this is a discussion I often meet, and will come across more the next weeks and months ahead I belive Many of the customers I work with are often a full blowen Citrix customer or more forwards Microsoft. Many are facing the…

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Storage Tiering for Scale-out file server JBOD SAS

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Well I had the pleasure of playing around with Windows Server 2012 R2 scale-out file server with a JBOD SAS chassis. Then I wanted to try the storage tiering feature in R2. So in my case I had a SAS chassis with 4…

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Creating VHD from Configuration Manager

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Another fancy feature from within Configuraiton Manager is the ability to create VHDs direcly from the console by using a task sequence. Think of the possibilities of creating golden images by bulding a VHD file and then importing this direcly into SCVMM. In…

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System Center Management Pack for SQL

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Must say that the product teams are working 110% releasing new managemnet packs almost weekly! the lastest update came from the SQL team, which has been updated 3 times the last year. (there has also been alot of changes within SQL) You can…

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Cloud based distribution points

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Well, along time since I’ve managed to blog! But ill give a quick update about the book im writing. Im writing a book about Configuration Manager which is going to cover high-availability and performance tuning, really exiting times! It takes up alot of…

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Pull-based distribution point and rate limiting

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One of the awesome features in Configuration Manager SP1 is the ability to define a distribution point as pull based. In essence what it does is that instead of pushing content from a site server to all the distribution points within a site,…

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Netscaler releases!

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So alot is happening on the Netscaler front from Citrix this day! Citrix just released a new build version for all of their platforms. The latest build is 120.13Which can be downloaded from here –> http://bit.ly/1eMoKFP (Requires mycitrix)This includes some new features in…

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