How to use Office 365 Containers with Microsoft UPD to roam OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook, and Search on remote desktops

Posted by Christiaan Brinkhoff on Aug 16, 2018 9:53:32 AM

Are you using User Profile Disks (UPD) in your Remote Desktop Services environment? Do you want to extend that with the support for Outlook Search roaming, OneDrive, and SharePoint for Business in your Virtual Desktop environment? Did this all make you curious? Please read the rest of the blog.

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Topics: Microsoft, Outlook, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, UPD, Cloud Cache, SharePoint, Remote Desktops

Top 5 FSLogix Blogs of 2017

Posted by Brandon Lee on Dec 19, 2017 12:53:49 PM

With 2017 almost in the books, and many of us ready to spend the holidays with friends and family, what better time to reflect back on the Top 5 FSLogix Blogs of 2017. FSLogix would like to extend a special thanks to all of the industry experts that have contributed to the FSLogix Blog space. So without further ado, here are the Top 5 FSLogix Blogs of 2017:

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Topics: App-V, XenDesktop, XenApp, Azure, Office 365, OneDrive for Business, Outlook Search, FSLogix Blog

OneDrive for Business in multi-user environments with simulated single sign-on

Posted by Brandon Lee on Dec 11, 2017 2:29:47 PM

Implementing OneDrive for Business in multi-user environments has been a thorn in the side of many organizations, mainly due to the fact that Microsoft refuses to release and develop a client supporting multi-user environment. Citrix and Microsoft give the following recommendations:

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Topics: Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, single sign-on

Microsoft: Resolving OneDrive for Business in non-persistent environments with FSLogix

Posted by Brandon Lee on Oct 27, 2017 1:13:04 PM

In a recent article on microsoft.com, Dealing with OneDrive for Business in non-persistent environments (under the Office 365 in RDS and VDI deployments topic), the results of the RDS Gurus report, testing the FSLogix Office 365 Container solution for roaming OneDrive for Business local cache is examined. 

According to this Microsoft knowledge base article, “the OneDrive for Business sync app isn’t supported for client sessions that are hosted on Windows 2008 Terminal Services or Windows 2012 Remote Desktop Services (RDS)." So, what can you do? 

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Topics: RDS, Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, RDS Gurus

Enabling Modern Authentication for Office

Posted by Aaron Parker on Jul 17, 2017 12:40:04 PM

Enabling Azure AD and Office 365 features including multi-factor authentication and Conditional Access will impact your users because they’ll need utilise App Passwords (one time passwords used for authentication with legacy applications). Unfortunately this will only serve to confuse users and result in calls to your service desk. Modern authentication is, of course, the way to improve user experience but it’s not enabled by default.

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Topics: Azure, Office 365, Outlook, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, multi-factor authentication

Top 5 ways Microsoft MVPs and MCSEs are Using Office 365 Containers

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jun 20, 2017 12:03:06 PM

When it comes to Office 365 in virtual environments, enabling critical application functionality, such as, Outlook cached exchange mode (OST/PST), Outlook search, OneDrive for Business sync, and Skype for Business global address list (GAL), is just as important as ensuring a pristine and optimized end user experience. FSLogix Office 365 Containers encapsulate these vital aspects to enable a successful Office 365 deployment/implementation within the enterprise organization. No wonder Microsoft MVPs and MCSEs are making a lot of noise surrounding Office 365 Containers and how much value it brings to the table. 

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Topics: VDI, Office 365, Microsoft RDS, Outlook, Cached Exchance Mode, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, Outlook Instant Search, Skype for Business, Microsoft MVP, Global Address List

FSLogix at Citrix Synergy 2017 Orlando

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 16, 2017 12:48:27 PM

With Citrix Synergy 2017 Orlando just one week away, all eyes will once again be on the Citrix-verse to see what's in store for 2017 and beyond. Be sure to stop by Booth 514, where members of the FSLogix team will be on hand with partners and members of the Citrix community, to provide personal demos of the latest from FSLogix, including Outlook Instant Search on XenApp and Roaming OneDrive for Business Application. Grab some free giveaways, take the FSLogix Apps Survey, and check out the latest results!
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Topics: Citrix Synergy, FSLogix, OneDrive for Business, Outlook Instant Search

FSLogix Office 365 Container saves the day - Install, Configure, and Test

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 16, 2017 12:22:00 PM

WilkyIT recently augmented his blog from last August to cover FSLogix Office 365 Containers at much greater depth, while addressing the problems, risks, and solutions for enabling Office 365 on shared desktops/VDI. As part of this augmented blog series, the discussion includes a configuration guide that provides a step-by-step approach for installation, configuration, and testing of FSLogix Office 365 Containers.

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Topics: VDI, Outlook, Cached Exchance Mode, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business

I got your OneDrive for Business Sync right here!

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 1, 2017 5:29:28 PM

Microsoft MVP, Freek Berson, took to the blogsphere to discuss OneDrive for Business Sync and cache inside RDS & VDI environments. Through his aptly titled article, "Dude, where's my OneDrive for Business Sync in RDS? FSLogix to the rescue!" Freek discusses the available options of what's currently supported to achieve enterprise level functionality.

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Topics: roaming profiles, Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, UPD

Running Office 365 in VMware Horizon? Why Insentra says "You need FSLogix"

Posted by Brandon Lee on Mar 14, 2017 9:30:27 AM

Microsoft MVP, Citrix Technology Professional, and VMware EUC Champion Aaron Parker, of Insentra, discusses VMware's recently released white paper detailing Best Practices for Delivering Microsoft Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 with Published Applications.

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Topics: VMware, Office 365, Outlook, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, Cached Exchange Mode

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