Month: February 2016

Enabling use of SPDY with AVINetworks

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With more and more of the web moving away from the tradisional HTTP 1/1 and moving towards the use of HTTP/2 and/or SPDY. More and more web servers also now by default supporting HTTP/2 or SPDY. For instance LinkedIn now uses SPDY and…

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Azure Stack networking overview and use of BGP and VXLAN

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Now after been dabling with Azure Stack for some time since the preview, there has been one thing that has been bugging me, which is the networking flow. Hence I decided to create an overview of the network topology and how things are…

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The case of the HTTP traffic not working NetScaler

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So today I was asked to help troubleshoot an issue where an customer had setup a new pair of NetScaler MPXs which was setup using LACP and different VLANs, after the initial setup and started with a basic load balancing setup for Storefront…

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What is Microsoft doing with RDS and GPU in 2016? and what are VMware and Citrix doing?

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So it was initially labed Server 2016, for then I forgot an important part of it, which ill come back to later. This year, Microsoft is most likely releasing Windows Server 2016 and with it a huge number of new features like Containers,…

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Monitoring Syslog from OMS with non-oms agents

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So this weekend I was tasked with trying to setup OMS syslog monitoring against Linux targets which was not supported as part of the OMS agents. Now the supported list of OMS Linux agents are the following: Amazon Linux 2012.09 –> 2015.09 (x86/x64)CentOS…

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NetScaler and traffic flow explained

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So after reading trough alot of forum posts and blogposts on the subject and also getting alot of feedback on my previous ebook I decided to write a blogpost on the subject. Let us consider the following we have a NetScaler two-arm mode…

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NetScaler and PowerShell cmdlets

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Now this is something I have been planning a post on for some time, ever since I started working with the C# library to do NITRO API calls against NetScaler. I was planning and started on a a PowerShell module for NetScaler, but…

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A Closer look at AVI networks

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Now since I work alot with NetScaler and spend to much time on social media these days, I am bound to see another product which sparks my interest. This is where AVINetworks popped up into my view. (Well was kinda hard not to…

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Windows Server 2016 and introducing AVC 444 mode

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With the upcoming release, Microsoft has been busy with adding alot of new features to the RDS platform. Like RemoteFX vGPU for GEN2 and for Server OS + GPU Passtrough and Server VDI etc.. But out the blue came this https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/rds/2016/01/11/remote-desktop-protocol-rdp-10-avch-264-improvements-in-windows-10-and-windows-server-2016-technical-preview/ Also Rachel…

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NetScaler eBook and work in progress and new project!

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After being overwhelmed with requests (600+) and feedback (40+) on my previous project on NetScaler optimizing and tuning, both from guys in the community and Citrix themselves. I have decided to go ahead with the new project, which is basically creating a new…

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