How to use Template conditions in Home Assistant

How to use Template conditions in Home Assistant

It is finally Summer!  School is over and the kids are home for a couple of months.  My Smart Home was previously adjusted using Home ... Read More

How to enable JIT (Just in Time) VM Access in Microsoft Azure

How to enable JIT (Just in Time) VM Access in Microsoft Azure

If you have Virtual Machines running on the Internet with Public IPs, you should know they are exposed to attacks from evil-doers.  If you have ... Read More

Citrix VDA Setup: What does “Create a master image” actually do?

Citrix VDA Setup: What does “Create a master image” actually do?

Written by Jacques Bensimon: Ever wonder how selecting the below “Create a Master Image” option during VDA setup actually changes the installation? Well, I did ... Read More

Controlling Windows Explorer’s Thread Count (new utility)

Controlling Windows Explorer’s Thread Count (new utility)

Jacques Bensimon sent over this new IPM tool.  Enjoy! As you may be able to tell from this old Classic Shell review, I’m no fan ... Read More

Troubleshooting Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) Stalling at 50%

Troubleshooting Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) Stalling at 50%

Here is another great write-up by Jacques Bensimon. On a recent occasion at a client, after building and customizing a Windows Server 2016 RDS image ... Read More

Building Communities…

Building Communities…

If you know me or have been following me for any amount of time, you might know that I am a full time remote worker ... Read More

Harmony of the Seas Free Text Messaging – Royal Caribbean

Harmony of the Seas Free Text Messaging – Royal Caribbean

I just got back from my cruise and wanted to put some confirmation to the rumors that you could get FREE text Messaging on some ... Read More

Citrix Synergy 2019 : An Executive’s Perspective

Citrix Synergy 2019 : An Executive’s Perspective

It has been a few weeks since the close of 2019’s Citrix Synergy and IPM’s President Phil Alberta took the time to send over his ... Read More

Home Assistant Breaking Change: All Light Groups

Home Assistant Breaking Change: All Light Groups

I have been running Home Assistant from the very beginning and the very first light group I used was the auto generated group.all_lights. This was ... Read More

Putty Putty Putty & Windows Terminal

Putty Putty Putty & Windows Terminal

Sam Jacobs sent over a note earlier this week to let us know that Putty has a new version available.  Time stamped March 16th 2019, ... Read More