Clientdrivemapping using published Apps in XenDesktop

When a user works on his XenDesktop-VDI and connects to a XenApp published app you may get some trouble when redirecting client drives. By Default XenDesktop redirects the physical drive of your Thin/FatClient threw XenDesktop right into XenApp. Sometimes you may don´t want to use this – for example when using content redirection – and … Continue reading Clientdrivemapping using published Apps in XenDesktop

RDS-Hosts and nested MSI-Installers

When Remote Desktop Session Host (= Terminalserver) Role is applied on a 2008R2 Server you may run into problems when installing programs that use nested MSIs. IBM-ClientAccess or LibreOffice are examples that match this issue. When a nested installer is started a progress bar “Windows Installer Coordinator” runs endless and the installation won´t complete.   … Continue reading RDS-Hosts and nested MSI-Installers

Offline-Installers for Java, Flash & Co.

When installing new XenApp-Farms without internet connection I always waste time in searching offline installers for several tools. So here are some useful links for you: Java Get the offline installer directly from oracle! It´s much easier here to get older versions etc. than using java.com http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html You may choose JRE for default installations, JDK … Continue reading Offline-Installers for Java, Flash & Co.

Show only specified icons in control panel

In most XenApp- or XenDesktop-deployments you may want to hide or show only specified items in control panel. The easiest way you can realize that is to enable the following policy in your user-policy:   User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Control Panel >> Show only specified icons in control panel   If you enable … Continue reading Show only specified icons in control panel