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The desktop you are trying to open is currently unavailable on terminal servers (Xenapp)

When you are trying to use RDP in conjunction with Citrix Xenapp you might get the error message when connecting to full desktop via ICA or RDP on the terminal server, “the desktop you are trying to open is currently unavailable”This is because…

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IT Certifications

I’m a big fan of certifications, and I’m currently pursuing multiple exams.Such as Microsoft Lync, Citrix Xenapp & CASP for the moment.Many people say that getting certifications are useless and a waste of money, well I disagree.First of when you pass an exam …

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Lync 2010 setup and installation

Now, in my previous post I went trough the roles and features of Lync 2010.In order to get a better understanding of it, im going to walkthrough the installation and setup of a basic server.This is going to consist of;1 x SQL server…

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SCVMM 2012

So I’m back on the System Center track, this time I’m going to continue with SCVMM which basically is the frontline product for Microsoft’s “Cloud” concept.What is SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) ? is it Microsoft’s management product to manage Hyper-v, it…

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Lync 2010, Getting started and the basics

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been diving into Lync 2010.I have wanted to learn more about this subject for a while now, but I’ve been busy pursuing other topics like the System Center 2012 release and other exams that I’ve taken…

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SCCM Client

Many times you might get some error with your ConfigMgr agents, and they are always to easy to fix. So I’m going to walkthrough how ConfigMgr installs the agent (and where) And how you can debug your agent. Before we continue, it is…

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Forefront Endpoint Protection in SCCM 2012

Microsoft has been in the anti malware/virus business for a couple of years now. Going back to the first version of Windows Defender and going on today  with the most used antivirus product on the market (Which is free) Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft…

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SCCM 2012 and PKI

This is going to be a huge post, but hopefully someone will find it useful for future references In my previous SCCM 2012 post, I showed how-to install SCCM, but not how to configure it for encrypted communication. So out-of-the box SCCM traffic…

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SCOM 2012, Operation console does not open and gives SDK service error

This is going to be a quick post, got a strange error message on my SCOM server today.I tried opening the console, it would try to open for a couple of min ( it’s a vm so it takes some time ) and…

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System Center Service Manager, part 1

Since as a part of my system center blogging spree, I thought I’d go ahead with the setup of SCSM. For those that don’t know what Service Manager is.(Service Manager provides an integrated platform for automating and adapting your organization’s IT service management…

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