- AboutDane Young is an aspiring technothusiast specializing in application, desktop, and server virtualization technologies. Dane’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Bus. Admin/Management Information Systems from Sacramento State and a Masters of Business Administration from the Univerisity of Phoenix. Notable certifications include Citrix Certified Integration Architect for Virtualization, VMware Certified Professional for vSphere 4 and Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator. Dane’s technical experience includes: – mentoree of Bill Alderson, PMG (Pine Mountain Group, acquired by NetQoS and later Computer Associates) – technical entrepreneurship and consulting for small and medium size businesses – program manager and infrastructure engineer, K-8 education – field consulting and engineering, managed services provider, and – most recently field systems and solutions engineer, M7 Global Partner: Entisys Solutions. Location: Sacramento, Ca Technical Inspirations: Brian Madden (www.brianmadden.com) Doug Brown (www.dabcc.com) Eric Haavarstein (www.xenappblog.com) Pierre Marmignon (www.citrixtools.net) Scott Lowe (blog.scottlowe.org) Thomas Koetzing (www.thomaskoetzing.de)
Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2012’
Configuring Windows Server 8 Core with DHCP Failover and Replication!
In consulting with clients over the years for Virtualization, VDI and Cloud initiatives, an inevitable conversation that surfaces is DHCP high availability. While Microsoft allows Enterprise customers to protect DHCP in a Failover Cluster, my experience is that this option lacks mass adoption due to …
RES: User Settings – adding extra settings (good website tip)
I was helping out on a project with XA.65 and RES WM 2011 in combination with mandatory profiles. The customer wanted to pre-define some settings in Office using the Run-Once option but after some tests we noticed that these settings weren’t preserved, obviously the files …
Configuring XenDesktop 5.6 with Provisioning Services 6.1 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 RC
There have been a lot of amazing announcements this week, the most notable was the availability of XenDesktop 5.6 and Provisioning Services 6.1 which now both support System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Release Candidate (and RTM once announced). In addition, Microsoft announced the availability …
Windows server 8 experiences – Part 1 Server Manager
With the release of Windows Server 8 beta it’s time to look at new and improved features that are interesting where I am focused on the VDI / RDS world. In this blog series I will try to point out what’s new and why it’s …
Citrix: Windows 8 CP and the VDA installation, how it still fails..
As the Customer Preview of Windows 8 was released yesterday and I had some additional time today I wanted to install the VDA in the Windows 8 CP. I already tried it with the Windows 8 developers release but that wouldn’t work, it came up …