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The App-V 4.6 for RDS whitepaper is now available
This whitepaper discusses the benefits, configurations and considerations when planning a Microsoft® Windows Server® Remote Desktop Services solution with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App‑V®), and while I could probably write up a big ...read more
27 May 2010
How do I download App-V 4.6 for RDS!?!
For RDS users out there its an easy process to get your hands on the binaries. App-V 4.6 for RDS (formerly App-V for Terminal Services) can be downloaded immediately here . Once at the site click Continue. Certain Registration details will be required to allow the download to take place. Once you have...
22 Feb 2010
Integrating Immidio Flex Profiles Advanced with Microsoft App-V
I have been working in Amsterdam this week and assisting a number of customers! its been great fun as i have had the pleasure of Madelinde Walraven shadowing me on my adventures. Well to add to my fun week I met up with a couple of our App-V MVPs, Rodney Medina and Ment van der Plas for dinner. We had...
29 Oct 2009
Microsoft Application Virtualization for Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services on Microsoft Download
Are you a TS/RDS admin? Don't have access to the Microsoft Volume Licensing Site? Need to download App-V for your deployment? Well if you have answered yes to these questions, i may have the answer for you. App-V for Terminal Servers/RDS is available on Microsoft Download . You need to register and give...
28 Oct 2009
How do I download the App-V 4.5 with SP1 for RDS (aka Terminal Services)?
Now after most of my customers get there hands on the MDOP 2009 R2 ….. the next big question is , where is the Terminal Server Client ! ahhhhhhh its a different download! So how can you get your hands on the Remote Desktop Services App-V 4.5 Service Pack 1 client, well the answer is “again” my friends...
21 Oct 2009
App-V 4.5 for Terminal Services Whitepaper
A lot of my customers are TS houses. They either use native Windows Terminal Server or a combination with XenApp to deliver there applications to end users with App-V. So as you can imagine this whitepapers will delight many people! The Terminal Server and App-V product team have come up with a great...
20 Oct 2009
How can I download App-V CU1 for Terminal Servers?
I have been getting slammed with this question, How can I download App-V CU1 for Terminal Servers? Many Many customers just did not know where to get App-V CU1 for TS and I must admit it even caught me a bit by surprise. So to help solve this I wanted to type this up…. many many moons ago I wrote an...
8 May 2009
Free Virtualization E-Learning Collection Available
This free e-learning collection of four clinics offers a comprehensive introduction to Hyper-V and Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008, System Centre Virtual Machine Manager 2008, and Microsoft Application Virtualization. Click here to learn more Summary Collection 6333: Exploring Microsoft Virtualization...
28 Jan 2009
Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services
I have been struggling to get to sleep tonight so i thought i would put my little ASUS eee book on and type up a quick post. Its really a FYI as so many customers have not seen this. I know that on the App-V Blog we said that the TS Client would be available from the 1st of November however it is up...
25 Oct 2008
Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services available November 1
Well I was waiting for the official boys and gals to say this! And J.C finally did :o) If you have been wondering what's happening with the TS Client for App-V 4.5, well wonder no more. The date for release is currently down for the 1st November! As J.C puts so well...... "For those of you anxiously...
5 Oct 2008
Terminal Services Application Analyzer Beta
For those that review connect often you may have already spotted this. But for others that check it out once in a blue moon “I have a recommendation for you”. There is a tool called the “Terminal Services Application Analyzer” which is a Beta tool on connect. This tool came up in a recent conversation...
24 Jun 2008
High pool memory usage on TS based SoftGrid clients under heavy load
Travis my American PFE buddy posted a great post the other day! It was based on some of the TS work he has been doing state side! --—------------------------- I have been on site with a few customers lately and a common issue I have been seeing is high pool memory usage. This may manifest itself in user...
15 May 2008
Video: Meet the Terminal Services Team
The Terminal Server team have added plenty of new functionality. The TS boys and Girls added a nice post showing this functionality. Recently, technet.com completed four episodes on Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008. The episodes interview members of the team and walk through demos of several...
20 Apr 2008
4.2 HotFix Rollup 1
Just to update the release on SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 HFRU1 Bits http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938497 4.2 has also got a HFRU to accompany this!!! SoftGrid 4.2 HFRU1 Bits http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941408 This cumulative update for SoftGrid v4.1 SP1 and v4.2 provides the latest updates to SoftGrid. In...
2 Jan 2008
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator
This is friking cool! You need to have a play with this! download this now and play around on this bad boy! The tool is so easy and funky to use its great! Try it out...... Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator Beta 1 Now Available! Are your existing servers and desktops capable of running...
18 Dec 2007
Terminal Server Fonts in SoftGrid
Just wanted to ping this up to the community as this has been an interesting talking point to a number of our Terminal Server/Citrix customers. In the past Softricity SoftGrid never use to be able to virtualize fonts in terminal server environments. To add to this In SoftGrid 4.1 Service Pack 1 we released...
29 Oct 2007
Terminal Services RemoteApp™ Session Termination Logic
I have been working with this great TS/Citrix chap 'Andy' in london recently, and he reminded me that this article was updated to the TS blog . Its a great blog on the logic that goes into a termination or disconnection in a TS environment. ---------------------------------------------- Terminal Services...
3 Oct 2007
Dynamic Virtual Channels
With Windows Server 2008 creeping up to us closer and closer an important aspect to the Microsoft Virtualization Strategy is our terminal server deployments. The TS team posted some further information around the Dynamic Virtual Channels in Windows Server 2008 TS. -----------------------------------...
25 Sep 2007
A few Citrix and SoftGrid bits!
So its been a really busy week and my time was not spent blogging! I ended up completing my Prince2 certification which meant this week was a busy one to say the least! Friday came and another exam and the certification was in So I was in a thread on the techcenter and wanted to try and collaborate a...
16 Sep 2007
What are the current version of SoftGrid?
After an enjoyable weekend watching the Rugby World Cup (Which is a great love of mine!). I thought I would get back to normality with a post on Client Versions. After the buzz of activities with client upgrades I thought it would be a good time to re-base what the current versions were! Both 4.1...
9 Sep 2007
SoftGrid Community Page on TechCenter
Sean D pinged a mail out to us all with a great new addition to the TechCenter. There are now community based forums which should assist you gain knowledge on the product. ------------ I am very excited to announce the creation of 3 new SoftGrid Forums on the recently released SoftGrid TechCenter on...
6 Sep 2007
SoftGrid Public KBs from August 2007
The Year is just flying by and I am sure that I will start walking down the street and see Christmas lights up soon :) Still to keep you in the light I wanted to get the Softgrid KBs for August up! Hope that these are helpful. SoftGrid Public KBs from January 2007 SoftGrid Public KBs from February 2007...
5 Sep 2007
Its all about the logs!?
So we are sometimes confronted with asking the basic questions...... what the heck is going on!!? One of the best places to start are the log files that are created. If we look at the basic Softgrid Components there are some core areas that we can look at and set options to log and debug the platforms...
20 Aug 2007
New Microsoft Virtualization Web Site is up
The Microsoft Virtualization story home has a home and can accessed here: The home of Microsoft Virtualization Check out the Tour of SoftGrid for all new to this technology.
15 Aug 2007
A Technical Overview of Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services (Level 200)
Looking to get a fast start on Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008? then join this TechNet Web Cast. Friday, August 17, at 9:30 AM Pacific Time For organizations that have remote users, Windows Server 2008 adds improvements and innovations to Terminal Services that facilitate better integration...
9 Aug 2007
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