Some VMware ThinApp troubleshooting tips

Just some i’ve found useful when troubleshooting ThinApp packages i’ve put together. Launch from the command prompt your application. Is a good determiner of whether you have an entry point issue or not eg i) Run cmd.exe ii) go to folder for application eg c:\program files (x86)\winzip iii) launch winzip.exe – if the app launches … More Some VMware ThinApp troubleshooting tips

2k3 Throwback tip: getting that horrible “must have Terminal Server User Access…” error?

So looking to “migrate” some un-migrate-able apps (at least without AppDNA in my toolbox) into a 2008 r2 environment took a shortcut approach and with our 2003 farm disabled citrix and effectively revertedthem in 2003 terminal services and intended on publishing the apps (or rather desktop) via .RDP files published from our XenApp 6.5 farm. … More 2k3 Throwback tip: getting that horrible “must have Terminal Server User Access…” error?

Citrix tip: getting duplicate icons appearing in your StoreFront 2.x/3.x store? Reason might be obvious..

Seen this recently having a scout on the citrix discussions. Turns out fix was fairly obvious to the naked eye but for folks familiar with web interface I know in the past this wouldn’t occur. Basically if you do have 2 farms being supported by your StoreFront installation if you do publish an application with … More Citrix tip: getting duplicate icons appearing in your StoreFront 2.x/3.x store? Reason might be obvious..

OneDrive incl citrix environment tip : how to automatically map as drive

One key requirement you may come across from your users in a hosted shared environment if utilizing OneDrive for Business may be commonly asked again and again to make their OneDrive files available from Explorer, to do this first download script from below: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/OneDriveMapper-automaticall-d7d498b0 Step 2 is to programmatically include it for all users’, obvious means is via GPO, steps … More OneDrive incl citrix environment tip : how to automatically map as drive

ESXi troubleshooting tip: to help troubleshoot SIOC issues here’s how to enable logs for troubleshooting

In order to ascertain root cause of IO control issues always good to get digging into the logs, by default not enabled so will need to carry out the following steps – applicable to esxi 5.x/6.x To enable SIOC logging from the vSphere client: Logon to your vSphere client. Click on Host | Configuration tab. From the left-hand side column named Software, then Advanced Settings. … More ESXi troubleshooting tip: to help troubleshoot SIOC issues here’s how to enable logs for troubleshooting