VMware User Environment manager – NoAD Mode Install

I’m a fan of NoAD mode, it’s easy to configure and i don’t have to depend on any AD configurations. Just a short write up on steps, as i couldn’t …

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Domain Join failed with semaphore timeout has expired

There are multiple reasons why a domain join might fail. Right place to look at is the log NETSETUPLOG in c:\windows\debug folder. I’m going to brief about a specific issue …

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Migrate data with ACL & share permissions – Robocopy

Robocopy is an effective tool copying data between servers, which is useful during FS and any disk level migrations. I’ve used it in mostly all my migrations where i can’t …

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Discovery Phase for Agile product teams

Product development best practices – The Agile way

Introduction Agile based product delivery is the buzz-word that every product organization wants to follow. The key reason being quicker turnaround on time-to-market. This includes feature roll-out, incorporating customer feedback …

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Mitigate Vulnerabilities in Citrix Netscaler & Storefront – Penetration test

I thought i’ll do a small write up of mitigating vulnerabilities in Citrix Netscaler & Storefront  found during penetration test. This may not consist the complete list, however it’ll help …

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Citrix Desktop Director – IT admins from different domain

Recently i was involved in a project where the Desktop Director server was in Domain A & IT admins/Helpdesk admins were in Domain B. Both domain were in different forest with …

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AV Exclusions Best Practices for Citrix VDI Setup

Hi there! In most of the VDI Implementations AV creates issues, mainly for PVS, profiles & performance. I’ve put forth some best practices on AV exclusions with supporting articles. Be …

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CWBLM0011 Error Message with Client Access Emulation – PC5250

I had been involved in a Virtual Desktop project where customer use IBM Client Access Emulation tools. When users launch & the application try to connect to server, they get …

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SSL Certificate importing in Linux Citrix Receiver – Ubuntu

Recently i was working in an project with Citrix Receiver in Ubuntu and was facing issues with Internal CA certificates. Below steps will help Generate PEM file from PFX provided by …

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Citrix PVS + Hyper-V 2012R2 Leagcy to Synthetic NIC switch over

As most of you are aware to do PXE boot with Hyper-V we require to have a legacy NIC (or) have a Generation 2 VM created in Hyper-V which only supports …

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