Weekly Link List
Its been awhile since I’ve put together my link list. So for the next few weeks, its going to be overload on the list. Hope you enjoy the weekend reading.
Cloud Admin Notebook: How to run Office365 powershell session with one click
If you are managing many companies through the powershell as me, it’s easy to switch to other consumer by accident. So you can run your connection and in the last step enter password for different company which ends in redirection to another Office365 tenant, not that one you have needed.
Also, it’s time waste to enter credentials twice everytime you need to logon to different tenant.
I propose you to keep your credentials in files encrypted and prepare separate scripts for every tenant.
Gesti?IP – IP address management (IPAM) software
Gesti?IP is an automated, Web based IPv4/IPv6 address management (IPAM) software.
Tune up the vSphere Web Client for better performance
The vSphere Web Client is a great concept, and one that keeps on progressing with each release, but it still needs some work. Many virtualization admins have certain peeves or performance issues that drive us back to the Windows client.
Lync Handsets: Sorting Through Your Many Options – Post – No Jitter
While Microsoft can certainly point to many Lync customers that are doing away with their desk phones and opting to deploy UC client software only, Microsoft partners can just as easily point to many customers deploying physical handsets to their many Lync users.
Office 365 URLs and IP address ranges
Lists the URLs and IP address ranges used by Office?365 and provides links to RSS feeds that help you stay up-to-date on the latest changes.
Super Tuesday: A Patch Tuesday We Won?t Forget – Palo Alto Networks BlogPalo Alto Networks Blog
Sometimes ?Patch Tuesday? comes and goes with little excitement or fanfare; yesterday was not one of those days. In just one day, Oracle released patches for 154 new vulnerabilities, Adobe issued updates for Flash and ColdFusion, and Microsoft released 24 patches of their own. On top of the sheer volume of patches, we learned that three of the Microsoft vulnerabilities were being exploited in targeted attack campaigns.
For years, organizations deploying VDI for the first time have felt the sting of the most common issue that plagues virtual desktops: inadequate performance from shared storage.? The storage infrastructure that has worked well for decades when used for servers is found to be dramatically lacking when virtual desktops are deployed to it; for that reason, VDI has received many black eyes (and in some CxO offices, a permanent bad reputation) and that has been very difficult to overcome.
Why Every Citrix Administrator running XenApp 6.5 Should Consider Upgrading to XenApp 7.6 | RUMINATION
We are just finishing our move to 6.5. Now its time to start planning 7.6!
Datacenter Zombie ? Hyper-Converged Infrastructure comparison
With the hyper-converged (HC) market gaining momentum each of the last few years, there are more and more customers taking notice. The number of HC vendors and models is increasing quickly to satisfy different customer sizes and use cases. I saw a lot of confusion from people in the market on how these offerings compare to each other. So I thought a thorough comparison was needed. This would compliment the in depth reviews for each of these products as we are able to complete them.
Change the way you see SharePoint collaboration in 2015 | Sharegate
In 3 years if you care about whether you’re using Exchange or Yammer then we’ve failed. You should just be communicating
Restrictions and limitations when you sync SharePoint libraries to your computer through OneDrive for Business
This article contains information about the restrictions and limitations in using OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro) to sync SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013 libraries to your computer.
Managing Office 365 ProPlus installations: activating, deactivating, and reactivating – Office IT Pro Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs
So how do you manage to keep track of all these installations?? What happens if the user already has Office installed on 5 computers, but needs to install Office on another computer?
This blog post will cover both the user experience of managing Office 365 ProPlus installations and what aspects the Office 365 administrator can control.
Disable Offline Files in Windows 7
Offline files in Windows are a set of features that essentially give users the ability to work with files off of or outside of the network. ?So for example if a user had a laptop that had a mapped drive or network share and were to take their computer outside of the network, the features offered by offline files would allow this user to continue working with these files.
How to turn off the Office 2013 Shadow Border on Citrix XenApp | bretty.me.uk
I was getting Office 2013 sequenced using AppV 5 sp2 today and after following the Microsoft guide, publishing the application to the Citrix XenApp estate it was time to test. ?All was looking good initially then I took the app out of full screen mode, there was a big blue border round all of the applications.
DirectAccess IPv6 Transition Protocols Explained | Richard Hicks’ DirectAccess Blog
From a client perspective, DirectAccess is an IPv6-only solution. The DirectAccess client communicates with the DirectAccess server exclusively using IPv6. However, IPv6 is not widely deployed, so the most common scenario will find your DirectAccess clients and servers on the IPv4 Internet.
Git with Notepad++ | Ankita Kulkarni
I am sure all developers love git and notepad++ as a editor. When you are doing web development on windows, its boring to go to the git bash to commit your files. But, there is a convenient way to commit files from notepad++ itself.
Goliath Logon Simulator for Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop
Features to?Help You?Identify the Root Cause of Logon Failures or?Slowness
Citrix Logon simulation?and?testing
Multiple user load testing
Application and desktop availability testing?and?validation
Microsoft DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Tool | Richard Hicks’ DirectAccess Blog
To aid in troubleshooting Windows DirectAccess client configuration and connectivity, Microsoft recently made available the Windows DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Tool.
DirectAccess for Windows Server 2012 Installation & Configuration Guide | Syscom Lab
This guide will explain how to install and configure DirectAccess on a Windows Server 2012 behind a NAT router with one adapter. To keep this guide as simple as possible, I will not explain the different steps and why it must be like that. Simply follow the guide and you will have a working DirectAccess.