Citrix

Citrix Cloud Sizing and Scalability

In my earlier articles I went through the steps to setup Citrix Cloud environment between Citrix Cloud and your on-premise environment.  One thing which has been quite clear is that there is a critical dependency on the Cloud Connector as this is where all your clients are going to communicate with. It is essentially a …

Windows 10

Unable to access shared files on Synology after disabling the Admin account

I recently disabled the default admin account on my Synology NAS device as part of an exercise to make it a bit more secure. However, after doing so I found I was unable to access any of my shared folders.  The message I was receiving was: “This user can’t sign in because this account is …

Citrix

Citrix Cloud Delivery Group Creation

This post is a continuation of the previous 2 posts where I am walking through the steps to get a Citrix Cloud service setup and running.  We have already covered the Citrix Cloud Connector installation and connecting an application server with the VDA Agent installed to our Citrix Cloud Service. You can find these posts …

Citrix

Citrix VDA Agent for Citrix Cloud

In my earlier post (which you can find here: https://itsolutionsdirect.com/citrix-cloud-connector-installation/798/) we went through the steps required to install and configure the Citrix Cloud Connector which is the connection from Citrix cloud to your on-premise installation. In this blog post we are going to go through and install the Citrix VDA Agent on a server and …

AWS

Passing the AWS Certificated Solutions Architect

Hey all. I recently took and passed the AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam and few people have asked me for tips and resources on passing the exam so I thought I would post them them here.  I originally took and failed the exam last year with an awful 40% which is possibly my worst exam …

Windows 10

Could not enable the Unified Write Filter

  Hey people   I came across an issue today which is one of those “Microsoft, WTF and why have you done this?” On a current Windows 10 Deployment I am doing we are using the Unified Write Filter to ensure that the Operating System is secure as possible.  We had tested all the features …

Citrix, Virtualization, Windows 10

VMware OS Optimization Tool 2016

Hey all   Very quick post today about a very very cool tool which VMware have released to optimise a desktop for VDI. This tool should be run on your master image whether you are using Citrix or VMware as it reduces the overall footprint that your OS will use which is critical in any …