Author: Marius Sandbu

Citrix service XML broker port

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When you install Citrix Xenapp with the default settings, the XML Service Broker will listen on port 80 by default. Usually this is the easiest way, since most ACLs/firewalls have port 80 open, but in case you want to change it, this is…

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Staying ahead of the Certification loop

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As an active certification taker, Its getting harder and harder to stay ahead of the new releases.Since many have an expiration date of 3 years, and some are just replaced with new versions. So far this year I’ve taken:CCA Xenapp 6.5 (Which I…

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How to Shut Down or Reboot Your Windows 8 PC

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yeah, you’re right, the title of this article should make you laugh, and with good reason: it should be easy to shut down your PC, right? Well, Windows 8 makes it a little more confusing. Here’s how to do it if you haven’t…

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Windows 8 terminal server setup

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So, Im guessing most have tried the windows 8 beta now ? 🙂 I am so far impressed with the new features that are implemented. Still things could change before the final release. I thought I would take a quick walk trough on…

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Windows 8 Server beta installation

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Yesterday Microsoft released the beta for Windows 8, including Windows 8 server. I’ve been curious too see what improvements Microsoft has done to the server platform. And Since I’ve mostly certified in Microsoft Server products, I have another round to go with certifications…

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Windows 8 links

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During the last day, Microsoft has posted alot of good documentation regarding Windows 8. Both the server edition and the regular edtion. Microsoft has also posted alot of technical documentation regarding windows 8 server roles. But its all located on different places so…

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Running windows 8 beta from vmware workstation.

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Just a quick post regarding Windows 8 on vmware workstation. I just downloaded the windows 8 server beta and I was trying to boot the ISO from vmware workstation 7. But then I recived a sad face HAL error The reason for this…

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Allowing only non-windows users to use the Citrix Webinterface

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This is a bit of an ugly homemade fix, but its quite useable 🙂 If you have a simple Citrix setup without Access Gateway or Netscaler there is no good way to filter who gets in from what & where. (Of course you…

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Deployment of Citrix Reciver through webinterface

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For those that don’t have merchandising server it is possible to control what version of Citrix Reciver users have trough the web interface (Not for all clients f.eks iOS and Android ) Those have to get theirs at the market/marketplace. PS: This is for…

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Powershell for remote desktop services

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With Microsoft RDS its hard to manage a large infrastucture since you need to manage each server individually. If you have Citrix you have a single console to do everything. But with Windows you have one server that has the Web-interface, you have one…

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