App-V troubleshooting tip: hitting issues with app-v apps in a citrix environment?

Can be a bit of challenge for app-v newbies when troubleshooting issues relating to app-v particularly if using them in a SCCM/App-V setup in a citrix environment as there is a number of moving parts at play. One simple tip to help you encountering issues relating to app-v launches is to open up the level … More App-V troubleshooting tip: hitting issues with app-v apps in a citrix environment?

Looking to set disconnected/idle/active session limits in your XenApp sessions?

Few links to help you set at the policy level, worth noting that active session limits are set at the RDS layer. To set disconnected / idle timeout settings for your xenapp session: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX127318 To set active session limits for your xenapp session https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753112%28v=ws.10%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

Looking to try out new container with docker feature in w2k16 tech preview ? check out

Apologies – couldn’t find re-tweet button on the pages (be the eyesight going!) so links to get you started below – ideally if you have a azure dev subscription can build the container host VM from in there: How to build from within Azure portal: https://msdn.microsoft.com/virtualization/windowscontainers/quick_start/azure_setup#NextSteps_StartUsingContainers Getting started guide: https://msdn.microsoft.com/virtualization/windowscontainers/quick_start/manage_docker  

Image prep best practice: Flush your app-v client cache prior to seal

Flushing the App-V client cache When creating a base operating  image for deployment to computers and you are including the App-V client might inadvertently launch an App-V application by mistake before you’ve completed capturing the image), you might find that the package is included in the capture and thus bloats the image unnecessarily. By flushing the App-V … More Image prep best practice: Flush your app-v client cache prior to seal

Running a Hyper-v Best practices analyzer scan ? couple of PS cmdlets to send you on your way

As Microsoft do recommend you do run their BPA for hyper-v its perhaps a good idea to do it – perhaps what is interesting is they suggest you run it every month. That being so did take the step to automate via a SCO runbook using the below cmdlets so I could take a “hands … More Running a Hyper-v Best practices analyzer scan ? couple of PS cmdlets to send you on your way

How to recover SCCM 2012 site unattended!

Unattended Recovery of a Site Configuration Manager 2012 supports recovering a CAS and a primary site via the Setup Wizard. You can also recover these sites via an unattended recovery script. In order to use the unattended recovery solution you will need to create the .INI file that will be read by the Setup.exe application. The … More How to recover SCCM 2012 site unattended!