Minimum XenDesktop / PVS account access into vSphere needed.

Minimum XenDesktop / PVS account access into vSphere needed.

If you are looking to lock down the your XenDesktop/PVS service account’s access into the vSphere environment, you need to read Jarian Gibson’s post: http://jariangibson.com/2010/12/21/using-xendesktop-5-with-vmware/ ... Read More

Patching and Antivirus : Technology Doppelgangers?

As I am sitting here thinking about Windows Patching, it strikes me that there are some real parallel threads among patching and Antivirus. They both ... Read More

VNXe Software Update 2.4.0.20932

VNXe Software Update 2.4.0.20932

If you haven’t logged into your VNXe Unisphere recently, you may have missed the newest software version released this month. (2.4.0.20932) vStrong has the full ... Read More

Don’t trust the Internets…  Not all of them at least.

Don’t trust the Internets… Not all of them at least.

Source: http://processchecker.com/file/CITRIX.exe.html Sure, you can probably find plenty of Thin Client users that will claim Citrix is a virus but I expect much more you, ... Read More

Why do we Bother patching systems?

Why do we Bother patching systems?

So there are a bunch of reasons people patch their systems.  In fact, there are probably more reasons people patch systems than why they wouldn't. ... Read More

Choosing to work with consultants …

I'm a consultant. I work for a pretty established consulting firm. That's my perspective. Recently though, I've been getting some real world experience on how ... Read More

Friday Fun from the EMC Crew

Friday Fun from the EMC Crew

Ran across the EMC Style 2013 video1 this morning.  Silly and Funny.  Great way to start the weekend! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWCA5Ttw3Bs?rel=0] 1Might be considered offensive for ... Read More

Invalid Backing on a Virtual Machine’s Network adapter.

Invalid Backing on a Virtual Machine’s Network adapter.

Have you ever noticed Invalid backing on your Network Adapter in the Virtual Machine Property screen?  Of course not!  You are an administrator!  …But if ... Read More

Patch Management? I don’t care for it but YOU should!

Patch Management! How exciting? Eagerly waiting up till the wee hours of the night on Patch Tuesdays, waiting for Microsoft to release the latest round ... Read More

Hold your horses, Explorer!

Hold your horses, Explorer!

By Jacques Bensimon - We’re all familiar in our Remote Desktop Services and XenApp builds with the necessity of using the “Run logon scripts synchronously” ... Read More