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End User VMware

VMware View 4.6 with PCoIP for remote access

VMware View 4.6 was release a couple of days ago and a great improvements it the use of PCoIP for external users to access the Virtual Desktops from outsite the network.  This is a great improvement over the previous RDP connections.  All that you need is a Windows 2008 R2 for your security server and […]

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PowerShell Virtualization VMware

Reset VMware View Display Settings Defaults

After reviewing how VMware view set the Display Settings at the client I found that it save them in the VMware ADAM directory. If you will like to reset them to the pool defaults you can use this script to reset them back to the pool defaults. Copy this script to your View Connection Server. […]

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SSL Virtualization VMware

Generate VMware View 2048bit SSL Cert

VMware View requires an SSL certificate in order to secure the traffic between the virtual desktop and the end point. The instructions in the guide do not include how to generate a 2048bit SSL certificate. Here are the steps to generate the strong key. Generate Key Store keytool -genkey -keysize 2048 -keyalg “RSA” -keystore keys.p12 […]

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Exchange

How to unblock outlook attachments

Have you ever ask your self: Who can you edit the outlook attachment settings? Here is a great resource to edit the outlook attachment settings. http://www.howto-outlook.com/faq/blockedattachments.htm

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Windows

Windows 2008 Security Policies in Plain English

For all those administrators will like a list of security policies in plain English here is Microsoft list. The list has the explanation for the settings. This is not a security guide it is the documentation of the security policies in Windows 2008. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349805%28WS.10%29.aspx

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OCS

OCS Client for MAC OSX

As we start allowing personal use devices in our enterprises , we want them to use all the same tools as we have with our corporate own devices. I have a Mac book pro with Snow Leopard and needed a client for OCS. This posting explains how to configure the new MSN Messenger to connect […]

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Cisco

Deploying Cisco ACE Load balancer in virtualized environments

Looking into how others have deployed the Cisco ACE Load balancer for virtual environments I found this article. http://2and2is5.wordpress.com/2010/05/11/deploying-the-cisco-ace-load-balancer-in-a-virtualized-environment/

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Active Directory Windows

Audit Security Policy Step by Step

Any company that implement Windows servers and Active directory should review and audit the logs and how the users are accessing their resources. This article includes details steps how to build your own environment to apply or audit security policies. Audit Security Policy Step by Step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd408940(WS.10).aspx Microsoft Windows 2008 Security Baseline http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc514539.aspx

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Active Directory Windows

Active Directory Replication over Firewalls

In the event that you need to separate your domain controllers with firewalls you will need to open several ports. Here is a good article that will help you with identifying those ports. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727063.aspx

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Active Directory Windows

Change IP Address for Domain Controllers

If you need to change your domain controller IP address you need to update your service records in order to validate all the authentication will work as expected. Follow this steps to make sure your DC’s will work as expected after the changes. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc758579(WS.10).aspx