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Hverdagen som konsulent i IT bransjen – Del 2: Tillit

Hva har tillit å si for en konsulent? Og hvordan bygger du tillit?

Da jeg var innleid som konsulent hos Hydro Data tidlig i 90-årene var det en del av oss som reagerte på at tilbud for Hydro ansatte ikke gjaldt oss konsulenter. Det var ofte satt opp lapper på oppslagstavlen (som du må huske at var […]

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XenMobile and “Access to your company network” error

Recently I had a XenMobile customer where all users could enroll the phone, install applications and everything seemed to work fine. Except for a few users which could start Secure Mail, but after entering Exchange credentials we got this little bugger:

Error message: Secure Mail. Access to your company network is not currently available.

This error gave […]

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Hverdagen som konsulent i IT bransjen – Del 1

For en som har vært med i IT bransjen de siste 27 årene har det unektelig vært mange endringer. Samtidig er det noen er ved det samme: Hva som forventes av deg som konsulent. Jeg startet min egen karriere som konsulent og holdt det gående et tiår med leveranser til kunder, både i Norge og […]

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Create NetScaler Unified Gateway through script

NetScaler Universal Gateway is a great product when you have a single public IP and want a secure way to publish several services. This article will focus on how you can do this by command line or quickly utilizing the example script below.

If you are like me, the lab is rebuilt pretty often. You test […]

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Connection Error on XenApp 6.5 published desktop

Ever seen this error while connecting to a specific Citrix XenApp 6.5 published app or desktop? Whilst other apps / desktops in the same farm works?


No errors on Storefront, Web Interface or the Data Collectors, so I ran qfarm /load:


I though Load Throttling Load of 2000 was a little strange in the afternoon, logonstorms over […]

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Logon time and DisableStatus in XenApp 7.6

I have been working on a project using Windows Server 2012 R2 and XenApp 7.6. One of the issues was logon time. It took nearly 20 seconds to start Outlook 2013 (or any other application). The XenApp VMs runs on dedicated hosts and we apply some GPOs, which connect some network drives, but that should […]

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AppVClientStartupMaint.ps1 – Clean up them App-V packages!

Here's a little script for cleaning up MS App-V 5 packages at startup of provisioned machines.

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Errors when starting published Microsoft Office applications

The Problem
When our users started a published Office product, they received an error. Word 2013 displayed this error:

Microsoft Word: Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable.

Excel 2013 gave us this error:

Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Excel cannot open or save any more documents because there is not enough available memory or disk […]

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How to defragment a PVS image disk file

When you have created a new image or merged an image to a new base image in PVS it is best practice to defragment the vDisk (.VHD) file. Defragmenting a versioned vDisk (.AVHD) is not recommended. If you defragment a versioned vDisk (.AVHD) you will end up with a large vDisk file.

So how can we […]

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Retrieving disk UUID and Driveletter on a Virtual Windows machine.

I recently was working with a customer working on their automation of server provisioning and server maintence tasks.

And for the specific tasks such as expanding disks etc you need to have some sort of correlation between the VM disk UUID and the driveletter in Windows. You need to have enabled in the vm configuration that […]

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