Month: October 2015

Office365 on Terminal Servers done right

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So this is a blogpost based upon a session I had at NIC conference, where I spoke about how to optimize the delivery of Office365 in a VDI/RSDH enviroment. There are multiple stuff we need to think / worry about. Might seem a…

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Enabling file-level restore on Nutanix in NOS 4.5.1

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Ever since I heard that this feature was included in 4.5 I was eager to give it a spin, but since it is still in TP It was difficult to find any particular documentation regarding the feature, the only mention was in the…

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Pin-to-SSD Nutanix EOS 4.5

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So earlier today I was looking at the Pin to SSD video from Andre Leibovici , shown here –> http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=7334 and figured I wanted to give this feature a spin.. But no matter where I looked I didn’t find the same feature within…

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Getting Started With Nutanix and PowerShell

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Now that I have my hands on some Nutanix hardware it was about time to play a little bit with the features that are available on the platform. All of the stuff we do in PRISM is linked to the REST API, Nutanix…

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Setting up Operations Manager for Nutanix

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Nutanix has a management pack available for several monitoring solutions such as Solarwinds, Nagios and of course Operations Manager, which allows us to monitor hardware / DSF / hypervisor directly into Operations Manager. Now combining this with the service management capabilities that Operations…

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New job! Systems Engineer at Exclusive Networks (BigTec)

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So I have been on a job hunt for some time now, and I’m quite picky on what job to take because of a lot personal stuff happening which has put alot of strain on me, and that moving two hours away from…

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Configuration Manager and Easy Servicing

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Now with the later releases of Configuration Manager Microsoft has introduced something called Easy Servicing which allows for updates to be automatically installed and updated within an enviroment. Now there have been some major updates to Configuration Manager already such as https://technet.microsoft.com/library/dn965439.aspx#BKMK_TP3Update TP3,…

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Optimizing a crappy web application using Citrix Netscaler

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So I have had the pleasure of setting up optimizing of a crappy web application over the last couple of days. This particular web application had the following properties Bound to port 8080 401 based Authentication enabled URL Absolutes Alot of jibber in…

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Deep dive Framehawk (From a networking perspective)

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Well Citrix has released Framehawk with support for both enterprise WLAN and remote access using Netscaler. In order to setup Framehawk for remote access you need to basically one thing (Enable DTLS) and of course SSL certificate rebound) DTLS is an TLS extenstion…

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New Azure backup “agent”

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Today I was notified of a new Azure backup agent which was released on Azure and on the download center. As of recently Microsoft did not have support for backing up on-premises Sharepoint, SQL, Exchange, Hyper-V and Azure Backup was limited to files…

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