Tag Archives: Microsoft

FEB
06
In order to use the RES IT Store, IIS needs to be configured in a specific way. In this blog post we will describe how to install and configure Microsoft IIS on several Microsoft Windows Server editions. Installing Microsoft IIS for RES IT Store on Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Installing Microsoft IIS for RES IT Store on Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2. Installing Microsoft IIS for RES IT Store on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Start Server Manager On the Add Roles and Feature wizard select Web Server (IIS): Click on Next three times and select these features: Note: When you select ASP.NET 4.5 this window will be displayed, in this window click Add Features: Click next and install. Reboot ... READ MORE>>
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JUL
31
Sean DonahueWhen I was young and foolish I ignored some of the biggest pot holes on the road to VDI salvation. But I am here to warn you against the mistakes I have made. 1 - Thou Shalt Not Be a Bandwidth Glutton Since Ethernet, and then fiber, became so prevalent and displaced slower speeds of ARCnet and Token Ring, we all too often take our bandwidth for granted. But when too many users are all accessing virtual desktops in a data center and using our Ethernet as their twisted pair, highway traffic jams can, and will, occur. And what is the result of binary traffic jams? Slow speeds for those users ... READ MORE>>
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JUL
17
Sean DonahueIn the pursuit of the ultimate virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment, we are often misled by the platform vendors that every app, user, and use case is suitable for VDI. This is the dream we were sold on over four years ago by companies like VMware. While extending the virtual desktop with local apps can offer tremendous advantages, the sad reality is that not every application is suitable for a hosted desktop environment. VoIP and VDI – Can We All Just Get Along? VoIP applications, or any application that uses a proprietary local peripheral, depend on hardware, microphone, speakers, scanners, dongles and more. In a traditional hosted desktop ... READ MORE>>
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JUL
07
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In this next part of the App-V 5 series of posts I will show you a way to use RES Software products to create an App-V 5 infrastructure. Basically there are two major App-V 5 management solutions available; the App-V 5 Management and Publishing server and the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1

But what if you don't have these management tools? Can you still create your App-V 5 infrastructure?

The answer is simple: yes you can. However, you will need to use some scripting and get yourself up to speed with the PowerShell commands for App-V 5. Using the following example, ... READ MORE>>
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JUL
05
Ok. It's here! RES Workspace Manager 2012 SR3, including lots of new fun stuff like Microsoft App-V 5 Integration. Sounds cool, but how do we actually configure this? Part 1 of this Blog will give you an overview of the basics. This includes creating a managed App-V application in the RES Workspace Manager console and some background in the technology behind this. The Basic Changes in App-V 5 When it comes to sequencing applications and the basic functionality, App-V version 5 is not so different from App-V 4.6. However: a lot has changed in the way the packages are placed on the clients. Also, there are new ways to deliver packages to clients, ... READ MORE>>
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