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The Adventures of Justin Zarb and Dave Falkus in the Virtual Jungle

November, 2007

  • <SCRIPTBODY> Examples

    Example 1 - ABORTRESULT and SUCCESSRESULT If ABORTRESULT is specified, the client will check the script's exit code when it completes. If SUCCESSRESULT is specified (and if ABORTRESULT is not or it does not match the script's exit code), the client will...
  • Dynamic Suite Composition (DSC)

    One of our great team posted some information to the Technet Forum . A question was asked around contexting, which Lidiane (Lead PM) and Matt responded too. I have grabbed the main chucks of information around Dynamic Suite Composition (DSC) but you should...
  • <WORKINGDIR> Examples - Specifying a Working Directory

    5 Days till ITForum! Here are a few examples of specifying a working Directory in the OSD....... Example 1 - Generic Example < IMPLEMENTATION > < WORKINGDIR > C:\temp </ WORKINGDIR > < CODEBASE HREF ="rtsp://ds1-soft1:554/np_ecj.sft...
  • SoftGrid Operations Guide - Part 1

    So Brian has been writing this guide and updating it for some time! He has put a lot of work into the document and finally it was decided to post it to the SoftGrid Product Team Blog . Brian Kelly, one of our top gun SoftGrid tech guru's, recently put...
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is Open for Public Beta

    And away we go!!!!! Welcome to ITForum and Welcome to Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Beta!!! The keynote has kicked off with an amazing display of technologies and one that jumped out straight at me was our very own Application Virtualization...
  • Oracle announces its own (Xen-based) hypervisor, breaks VMware idyll

    This was stunning for me to see and it totally caught me of guard ! I was never expecting such a bold statement of supportability from Oracle! By surprise Oracle today announces its own hypervisor based on Xen: Oracle VM. The new product includes a web...
  • <HREF> Examples

    Owwwww with just 7 days before ITForum in Europe its getting very exciting! I wont be on the SoftGrid Stand however you can come and bug me on one of the Windows Server 2008 stands! Look for the jolly looking version of me these days I am out in Stockholm...
  • A really handy tool! Windows Server 2008 App Logo Tool

    So I am sitting across from Steve Bell on the "Windows Server 2008 Software Logo Program and Application Compatibility" stand (I know, long name!). Steve is a Senior Product Manager for Logo and Application Compatibility. Steve and I have had long discussions...
  • <REGISTRY> Examples - Registry Customizations

    3 days to go till ITForum, and its already getting lots of interest.... My inbox is overflowing with people who want to meet up and am chatting to loads of my Redmond/Boston based friends that are on route now . Anyway, hopefully this will be useful to...
  • SoftGrid Operations Guide - Part 2

    As promised, here's part 2 of Brian Kelly's SoftGrid Operations Guide: Part 1 can be found here ====== 3.3 Remove a Specific Application from a SoftGrid Client PC The following procedure describes how to remove a specific application package from the...
  • Set Up For the big Day!

    So with 1 Day to go, we are here in Barcelona and setting up! Wayne Richards, Lee Morfil, Jane Lewis , Duane Thomas, Jamie Zink (US) , and I are running around getting all the demo's up and loaded. Its been great getting here a day earlier...... there...
  • Announcing the Infrastructure Planning and Design Series and New Releases for Virtualization!

    As I got home tonight I Saw this great new whitepaper. Architect for Success! New Guidance to Plan and Design Infrastructure for Application and Server Virtualization. Download them Today! This is a really exciting release for the Solution Accelerators...
  • Setting up an Application Virtualization Server in "Secure Mode"

    Gene published this to the SoftGrid Team Blog while i was out on Annual Leave (I went to Ireland to enjoy the Black Gold!)..... For all you faithful readers here it is! -------------------------------------- Hi Everyone! My name is Gene Ferioli and I...
  • SoftGrid Public KBs from October 2007

    4 Days till ITForum and I am starting to get my bag packed .....its funny as I have had hardly any time to unpack it since getting back to London! One KB for October! Nice and easy one! Have a read of this KB as it describes situation that you may find...
  • Microsoft SoftGrid Support Sites

    Please be aware of the following changes in regards to SoftGrid on http://support.microsoft.com Customers can now submit SoftGrid cases online through Microsoft Premier Online ( https://premier.microsoft.com ) and the Online Assistance Support pages....
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is Now Available in Beta!

    I am getting the odd spot here and there to catch up with old friends! Graham Bell and Patrick Jaspers has been helping on the MDOP stand. On the other hand I have had the pleasure of beating Edwin Yuen on Guitar Hero's many times........ as he has had...
  • <PARAMETERS> Examples

    6 Days to go before ITForum ! As you can see I am doing a big count down! Will continue on the theme of examples this week! As always, feel free to add any extras in the comments! NOTE: The PARAMETERS tag will not support environment variables (e.g. ...
  • Sitting in Airports!

    2 Days till the conference kicks off and I am making my way to Barca! I love that City, Its amazing! As I sit here in Gatwick Airport (London) I think back to TechEd Orlando and start to remember the lessons learned; 1. Remember the days are longs so...
  • Webcast: Optimizing Desktop Management with System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization (Level 300)

    So with Christmas around the Corner it might be worth sitting back with a drink...... some nibbles.........and watching a darn good webcast before going to your Christmas party at work! When I was compiling my section of the Technical Rollup ( http:/...