• September 17, 2014 - Nick

    MSI for Java installations

    Java is up there with Adobe Flash as one of the most challenging third-party applications to manage in a ‘secure’ enterprise environment. With that said, what makes managing applications in the environment easier, is dealing with them in MSI form. One of the particular challenges with Java is that it comes in it’s own installation […]

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  • Another interesting day here at the office. We encountered an issue where a user’s autocomplete cache, also known as the nickname cache, was completely wiped without any known reason. Apparently there isn’t too much documentation out there on the subject (maybe my googlefu isn’t working well today), most of it refers to older versions of […]

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  • Since so many different factors depend on the brokering process, this is a really helpful article that covers troubleshooting just about every angle of the XenDesktop Brokering process. Are your desktops not registering with the DDC? Check this article here (although a little outdated): http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/07/23/troubleshooting-xendesktop-brokering-process-2/

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  • I received an interesting request from an awesome colleague in the midst of this VDI deployment we’re doing to one of our offices. His question was to see if it’s possible to individually name each of the display names of the desktops that show up in Storefront (or web interface if that’s what you’re using). […]

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  • On this magnificent voyage of Internet Explorer 10 deployment throughout the environment here, I often came across the following error message on some newly deployed/imaged workstations, causing the installation of Internet Explorer 10 to fail: ” Process exit code 0x800B0101 (-2146762495) [A required certificate is not within its validity period when verifying against the current […]

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  • Before I get into the actual issue and solution, let me set the stage since this is my first post (although some of the details may be irrelevant to this particular post). I’m currently working on a VDI deployment to our Brazil office running XenDesktop 7.1 (VDA¬† version 7.1.0.4033), Storefront v2.0.17, and Netscalers (10.x in […]

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  • February 5, 2014 - Nick

    First post

    So…… I’ve been meaning to put together a blog for quite some time now, for the purpose of documenting some of the struggles, daily troubleshooting, technical resolutions and other mumbo jumbo in hopes to help someone else out there. Hoping to connect with others who share the same passion for IT and enterprise technology as […]

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