Waclaw Chrabaszcz
... there is no spoon ...

January 2013 Entries

A Windows 7 looking Terminal Server

Last time I posted as an old-school admin. You know what is wrong with old-schoolers ? Not old-schooled but rather outdated way of thinking. Many of us are still living in 80-thies and trying to develop Terminal Services environments in two colors and the highest possible compression level. What is another way of performance tuning? Let disable and remove everything, let will be nothing. Do you need a proof? Ask yourself did you remove the clock from the taskbar. If the answer is yes, you know what ......

SCCM 2012 SP1 – Welcome PowerShell on board!

I don't know how about you, but for me PowerShell is the only reason to migrate from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012. As an old-school SMS and SCCM admin I am not sure about user-centric distribution. Let's say straight. App-V and XenApp are much better in follow me apps, than classic MSIs. OK, let's stick the point. I have about 5 hours of experience with SCCM PowerShell module, and I can say there are pros and cons. What made me really sad: SCCM modules works only in x32 environment. It's a big mistake ......

How to install and configure DHCP server

Today I needed to create DHCP server ASAP in my LAB. Maybe this code is not so pretty … but it works. start /w ocsetup DHCPServersc config dhcpserver start= autonet start dhcpservernetsh dhcp add server %hostname% 192.168.1.100netsh dhcp server 192.168.1.100 add scope 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 Scope1 Scopevlan1netsh dhcp server 192.168.1.100 scope 192.168.1.0 add iprange 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.254netsh dhcp server 192.168.1.100 scope 192.168.1.0 add excluderange 192.168.1.100 192.168.1.150netsh dhcp ......

XenApp -How to replicate printers using PowerShell

In XenApp 6.5 you have no GUI for printer replication. Add-PSSnapIn Citrix.*Get-XAPrinterDriver -Servername XAC-1Start-XAPrinterDriverR... -DriverName "Brother MFC-9970CDW Printer" -TargetServerName XAW-1 You can also autoreplicate printer: Start-XAAutoReplicatedPrint... –DriverName "Brother DCP-9055CDN Printer" You can copy the name of the printer by highlighting the name from the printer list and then paste it by right-clicking where it needs to be pasted ......

How to install PVS server

Is it good to have a streaming server …. Hmm … it is a good to know how it works. Let's install one: "D:\Server\PVS_Server_x64.exe" /S /v" /qn""D:\Console\PVS_Console... /S /v" /qn" And configure it using answer file "C:\Program Files\Citrix\Provisioning Services\ConfigWizard.exe" /a C:\ProgramData\Citrix\Provi... Services\ConfigWizard.ans IPServiceType=0PXEServiceTy... ......