Apr 052020
 
SSMS: Windows Authentication from a non-domain joined computer

When trying to connect to a domain-joined Microsoft SQL Server 2017 with a domain authentication (user account belonging to the same AD Domain as the Microsoft SQL Server) from a non-domain joined computer or a computer joined to another non-trusted domain, you get a “login failed” on every connection attempts. The solution (or workaround) is […]

Jul 292019
 
FSLogix Profile Compacting Tool

Update: Added cli functionality.Update: Added 2nd pass of defrag to fix the profile ballooning issue that sometimes occurs.Update: Added ability to target profiles over “X” size for compactingUpdate 3/31/2020: Fixed a bug that didn’t allow the new tool to run as a scheduled task. Fixed in version 2003.1Update 4/21/2020: Fixed bug that didn’t assign drive […]

Dec 192018
 
Citrix PVS Optimization Guide

PVS Server Memory Sizing Citrix PVS server will use the system memory as a cache for the streaming operation. It is recommended to allocate enough memory to the server to get the best streaming performances by caching the virtual disks into the RAM. I use Sysinternal RAMMap on the PVS servers under load to find the maximum […]

Mar 132018
 
UPDATE - FSLogix – Pre-Mount OneDrive Junction Points – Don’t Kill Your XenApp Server’s Drive Space!

——–UPDATE 3/28/2018 ———- Starting with FSLogix 2.8.12 you no longer need to do this.  Great work FSLogix! From their release notes: “• An issue with first time OneDrive installation has been resolved. The issue occurred when OneDrive was installed for the first time, and OneDrive syncing began. The FSLogix agent would not redirect the OneDrive […]

Feb 212018
 
FSLogix Local Profiles Migration Script

I plagiarized David Ott’s script for migration of Citrix Profile Manager (UPM) profiles to FSLogix and created it for Local Profiles. NOTE: This only works between like profile versions.  eg. You can’t migrate your 2008R2 profiles to Server 2016 and expect it to work.  See this chart. This requires using frx.exe, which means that FSLogix […]