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Articles & Tutorials for 2007 year

Writing Terminal Service Based Scripts (Part 2)
Date - Dec 19, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Scripting
How you can use a command line environment to create various scripts that assist with tasks encountered during day to day terminal server operations.
Changes to Windows Server 2008 Terminal Server Licensing (Part 1)
Date - Dec 12, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
This series will explore the changes in terminal services licensing in Windows Server 2008, including functional changes and management improvements.
What's new with Remote Desktop?
Date - Dec 05, 2007
Author - Robert J. Shimonski
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How to use Remote Desktop as well as what new features and updates the Remote Desktop Connection 6.0 client update contains.
eG Citrix Monitor - Voted MSTerminalServices.org Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Monitoring & Management Software Category
Date - Nov 28, 2007
Author - The Editor
Section - Site News
eG Citrix Monitor was selected the winner in the Monitoring & Management Software category of the MSTerminalServices.org Readers’ Choice Awards. Citrix EdgeSight and Activity Tracking Manager (ATM) were first runner-up and second runner-up.
How to Configure the Citrix Program Neighborhood Agent
Date - Nov 21, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How to install and configure a Citrix Program Neighborhood Agent Services Site and the Citrix Program Neighborhood Agent Client.
Writing Terminal Service Based Scripts (Part 1)
Date - Nov 14, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Scripting
How you can use a command line environment to create various scripts that assist with tasks encountered during day to day terminal server operations.
SBC Migration Best Practices
Date - Nov 07, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How do we migrate users smoothly to a new SBC Infrastructure? In this article several scenarios will be described.
Troubleshooting Terminal Server Licensing Issues (Part 4)
Date - Oct 31, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
Taking a look at some common client-related problems and solutions.
Using 2X ApplicationServer to Publish Applications, Part 6
Date - Oct 24, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
This article concludes the series on 2X ApplicationServer by showing you how to configure a published desktop, and how to publish an individual document.
How To: Install and Configure Citrix Web Interface 4.6 and Citrix Secure Gateway on the same server (Part 2)
Date - Oct 17, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Security
How to install and configure Citrix Web Interface 4.6 and Citrix Secure Gateway on the same server.
How to: Create a Redundant Citrix License Server
Date - Oct 10, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
Why you need a redundant Citrix License Server and how this can be accomplished.
Using 2X ApplicationServer to Publish Applications, Part 5
Date - Oct 03, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How to create and configure application groups.
Citrix Presentation Server - Voted MSTerminalServices.org Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Load Balancing Solution Category
Date - Sep 27, 2007
Author - The Editor
Section - Site News
Citrix Presentation Server was selected the winner in the Load Balancing Solution category of the MSTerminalServices.org Readers’ Choice Awards. 2X LoadBalancer and Thinworx were first runner-up and second runner-up.
Troubleshooting Terminal Server Licensing Issues (Part 3)
Date - Sep 26, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
Some of the more less-common issues with Terminal Server licensing, including: corrupt license databases, activation issues, and problems adding CALs.
Using 2X ApplicationServer to Publish Applications, Part 4
Date - Sep 19, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How to fine tune published applications.
How To: Install and Configure Citrix Web Interface 4.6 and Citrix Secure Gateway on the same server (Part 1)
Date - Sep 13, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
Installing and configuring Citrix Web Interface 4.6 and Citrix Secure Gateway on the same server.
Troubleshooting Terminal Server Licensing Issues (Part 2)
Date - Sep 11, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
Some additional common server-related issues.
Win a Copy of Mark Russinovich and David Solomon's Microsoft Windows Internals, Fourth Edition!
Date - Sep 07, 2007
Author - The Editor
Section - Site News
We are offering MSTerminalServices.org visitors the opportunity to win a copy of Microsoft Windows Internals, Fourth Edition.
User Desktop Management using the Citrix Content Publishing Feature
Date - Sep 05, 2007
Author - Josef Zeiler
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How administrators can provide access to published applications in environments, where published desktops have to be used in order to provide an “enterprise desktop” user environment.
Using 2X ApplicationServer to Publish Applications, Part 3
Date - Aug 29, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How 2X ApplicationServer can be used to host individual applications in a terminal service environment.
How To Configure Folder Redirection
Date - Aug 22, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Performance
How to use Group Policy to redirect the "Desktop", "My Documents", "Start Menu" and "Application Data" folders.
Troubleshooting Terminal Server Licensing Issues (Part 1)
Date - Aug 15, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
Looking at the most popular licensing related issues and how to deal with them.
Inside the Web Interface Configuration File
Date - Aug 08, 2007
Author - Duane Bradley
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
Examples of useful settings in the WebInterface.conf file and a few tips for successfully editing this file.
Using 2X ApplicationServer to Publish Applications, Part 2
Date - Aug 01, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How 2X ApplicationServer can be used to host individual applications in a Terminal Service environment.
Alternatives to Citrix Presentation Server (Part 3)
Date - Jul 25, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
Taking a look at Genuit Thinworx and Provision Networks VAS, and recommendations on where to find more information.
Terminal Services License Server High-Availability and Recovery (Part 2)
Date - Jul 18, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
License server recoverability and the role it plays in ensuring that license servers are always available.
How to: Publish Windows Explorer Shell Extensions and Control Panel Applets
Date - Jul 12, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How to publish Windows Explorer shell extensions with Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 TS RemoteApps, Citrix Presentation Server and Provision Networks Virtual Access Suite.
Alternatives to Citrix Presentation Server (Part 2)
Date - Jul 10, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
In this part we will discuss the alternatives 2X ApplicationServer, Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect and Jetro COCKPIT.
The MSTerminalServices.org Readers’ Choice Awards - Vote for your favorite products!
Date - Jul 05, 2007
Author - The Editor
Section - Site News
Beginning in July 2007 MSTerminalServices.org will hold bi-monthly Readers’ Choice polls, giving the community the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category.
Customizing Citrix Web Interface 4.x – Beyond the GUI!
Date - Jul 04, 2007
Author - Duane Bradley
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
This article will delve into customizations outside of the AMC and provide details on how to go above and beyond what the AMC provides.
Alternatives to Citrix Presentation Server (Part 1)
Date - Jun 27, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
Taking a look at the SBC market and which products are competing with Citrix.
Using 2X ApplicationServer to Publish Applications, Part 1
Date - Jun 20, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
The benefits of being able to host individual applications in a Terminal Service environment and the basic architecture involved in running 2X Application Server in an organization containing multiple Terminal Servers.
MSTerminalServices.org Message Boards Now Available - Featuring Thousands of SBC Topics!
Date - Jun 15, 2007
Author - The Editor
Section - Site News
MSTerminalServices.org has further enhanced the visitor experience by launching a new SBC based forum!
To Virtualize or Not To Virtualize with SBC
Date - Jun 14, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Virtualization
The types of virtualization which exist for an SBC infrastructure.
Using Group Policies and Scripting to Ensure a Consistent User Experience
Date - Jun 12, 2007
Author - René Vester
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How to maintain a consistent user experience using GPOs and some simple scripting.
Terminal Services License Server High-Availability and Recovery (Part 1)
Date - Jun 06, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
How to provide resiliency to your terminal services licensing infrastructure, focusing on high availability.
Locking Down Windows Terminal Services
Date - May 30, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Security
Some of the many methods that can be used to lock down Windows Terminal Services.
Managing Multiple Sites with Citrix Web Interface 4.5
Date - May 23, 2007
Author - Duane Bradley
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How to configure and manage multiple sites with Web Interface 4.5 and a few of the best practices involved.
Changes to Terminal Service Security Related Group Policy Settings in Windows Vista and Longhorn Server
Date - May 16, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Security
The group policy object settings that are related to Terminal Service security in Windows Vista and Longhorn Server.
Differences Between Several Universal Printer Solutions
Date - May 10, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Printing
Differences and key features in several Universal Printer Drivers.
New Terminal Services Features in Longhorn Server (LHS) Beta 3
Date - May 08, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
A description of the new features added to Windows Terminal Services in LHS Beta 3.
How To: Simulate WAN Connections in Your Own Test Lab, For Free!
Date - May 02, 2007
Author - Michel Roth
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How you can simulate poor WAN connections by using free tools.
Using ThreadMaster to Tame Rogue Applications
Date - Apr 25, 2007
Author - Duane Bradley
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
ThreadMaster provides a method to control a rogue application that is both easy and free.
Terminal Server License Service Discovery Part 2
Date - Apr 18, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
How to better control the discovery process and how to troubleshoot discovery when it fails.
Windows Terminal Services Printing
Date - Apr 12, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Printing
Printing functionality on Windows Terminal Services and best practices for providing a stable environment.
Using SoftGrid to Support the Use of Conflicting Applications in a Terminal Service Environment - Part 2
Date - Apr 10, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Virtualization
How application virtualization works and how SoftGrid allows you to move applications between terminal servers.
Citrix Web Interface 4.5
Date - Apr 04, 2007
Author - Duane Bradley
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
An overview of the Citrix Web Interface 4.5.
Terminal Server License Service Discovery – Part 1: This Discovery Process
Date - Mar 28, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
The License Server discovery process used by Terminal Servers to locate license servers on the network.
Migrating User Settings with the Flex Profile Kit
Date - Mar 21, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How you can use Flex Profile Kit to migrate user settings.
Managing Terminal Services with Group Policy
Date - Mar 15, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
How to manage Windows Terminal Servers with Group Policy.
Troubleshooting Common Terminal Service Connection Errors
Date - Mar 13, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
Possible reasons why a client’s attempt to establish a connection to a terminal server might be refused.
Terminal Server CAL Allocation Process - Part 2: CAL Allocation Process
Date - Mar 07, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
Step-by-step walkthroughs of various scenarios, including detailed flowcharts of the process.
Delegation of Control within the Citrix Management Console
Date - Feb 28, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
How to control the actions that can be carried out by using the delegation model within the Citrix Management Console.
The Microsoft Application Compatibility Tools (Part 2)
Date - Feb 21, 2007
Author - Rick Mack
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
Taking a look at the Standard User Analyzer and Application Compatibility Administrator.
Using SoftGrid to Support the Use of Conflicting Applications in a Terminal Service Environment - Part 1: An Introduction to Application Virtualization
Date - Feb 14, 2007
Author - Brien M. Posey
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Virtualization
How Microsoft SoftGrid allows otherwise incompatible applications to run on a common server.
Managing Printer Drivers
Date - Feb 07, 2007
Author - Wilco van Bragt
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Printing
How to manage your printer drivers.
Presentation Server 4.5 Preview
Date - Jan 31, 2007
Author - Rich Brumpton
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
The new management features in the Technical Preview including the migration of many settings from the Presentation Server Console to the Access Management Console.
Product Review: UniPrint Server 6.0
Date - Jan 24, 2007
Author - Patrick Rouse
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Product Reviews
In this review we’ll be looking at UniPrint 6.0, Ingenica’s latest version of their Universal Printing Solution for Windows Terminal Services and Citrix. Ingenica is a division of Bell Business Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Bell Canada.
The Microsoft Application Compatibility Tools (Part 1)
Date - Jan 17, 2007
Author - Rick Mack
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Management Tools
Introduction to the tools, specifically looking at the Application Verifier.
Terminal Services CAL Allocation Process (Part 1)
Date - Jan 10, 2007
Author - Michael Burke
Section - Articles & Tutorials / Licensing
A step-by-step look at the Terminal Services CAL allocation process in a Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server environment.
Citrix Presentation Server Load Management - Part 3: Load Evaluators
Date - Jan 03, 2007
Author - Duane Bradley
Section - Articles & Tutorials / General
Insight into the Citrix supplied load evaluators and the many available load evaluator rules.

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