5 Bytes Podcast: Episode 14 - Up and Down Week for Microsoft Cloud, Cloudfare DNS Resolver, PowerShell Fun & More

Posted by Rory Monaghan on Apr 10, 2018 10:37:55 AM

Thanks to everybody for supporting the 5 Bytes Podcast. I have been learning a little as I go, I'm sure the quality will get better and better. If you do have feedback, please reach out to me via Twitter.

Episode 14 features lots of info on an Up and Down Week for Microsoft Cloud, Cloudfare DNS Resolver Launch, PowerShell Fun & More 

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Topics: Microsoft, cloud, Cloudfare, Powershell, Microsoft Cloud

5 Bytes Podcast Episode 2

Posted by Rory Monaghan on Jan 16, 2018 1:53:20 PM

PODCAST

Thanks to everybody for supporting the first episode of the 5 Bytes Podcast. I have been learning a little as I go, I'm sure the quality will get better and better. If you do have feedback, please reach out to me via Twitter.

Episode 2 features PowerShell Core 6.0, Citrix Summit, Citrix App Layering 4.8 and more.

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Topics: GeekOut365, IT Pro Podcast, Citrix Summit, Powershell

Announcing PassiveInstall

Posted by Tim Mangan on Jan 3, 2018 11:42:34 AM

A PowerShell Automation Framework for Application Packaging with Passive/Silent Installations.

Today I am releasing another free tool for the community, called PassiveInstall, plus a free online training course for it (see bottom of this article for a link to the training).  A PowerShell module intended for use by anyone wanting to create customized automated installations of vendor applications without MSI repackaging, it will be especially useful to those doing Microsoft App-V Sequencing due to the automation support in my AppV_Manage tool that generates PowerShell scripts utilizing the PassiveInstall modules.

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Topics: App-V, Powershell, PassiveInstall, SilentInstall

Citrix UPM Profiles to FSLogix Profiles Conversion Powershell Script

Posted by David Ott on Oct 25, 2017 12:50:09 PM

I moved from UPM to FSLogix earlier this year, and decided to write my own powershell script to convert the UPM profiles to .vhd.  FSLogix has its own conversion process (which I didn’t find a whole lot of info on), but I decided to create my own.

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Topics: Powershell, Citrix UPM, XenApp, XenDesktop, profile containers

The new App-V AutoSequencer

Posted by Tim Mangan on Apr 10, 2017 12:45:43 PM

Microsoft this week announced some changes in App-V 5 associated with the release of Windows 1703 “Creators Update”. While there is a minor client change to support cleaning up unpublished packages documented here, the real news comes when we see the updated Sequencer, which is the subject of this post.

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Topics: App-V, Windows 10, Powershell

Advanced PowerShell: Tips and Techniques to Take Your PowerShell Programming to the Next Level

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 10, 2016 2:42:42 PM

 

During this Virtualization Community NRW session, FSLogix CEO, Kevin Goodman, dishes out on his fundamental approach to PowerShell in Windows 10. Learn how Kevin is able to

  • Simplify his Windows Powershell ISE for creating UIs
  • Take full advantage of .NET and Windows APIs
  • Determine the proper utilization of WINFORMS vs WPF
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Topics: Powershell, .Net, Windows 10, VCNRW, WINFORMS, Job Objects, Windows API, Scripting, Visual Studio, Virtualization Community, PowerShell ISE, WPF

Base Image Script Framework (BIS-F) – Version 5.1.0

Posted by Matthias Schlimm on Jan 30, 2016 6:19:53 PM

the perfect way to seal your Base Image

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Topics: XenDesktop, XenApp, Powershell, Base Image, BISF, VMware Horizon View, Microsoft RDS

FSLogix – Faster, Simpler, Easier

Posted by Eric Haavarstein on Oct 29, 2015 10:10:20 PM

When you ask people who have tried FSLogix about their first impression I’m pretty sure most of them will respond “Simplicity”. FSLogix is an extremely simple, but powerful solution to manage applications.

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Topics: Powershell, Citrix Blueprint

Login Consultants – Base Image Script Framework (BIS-F) Version 5.0.2 now supports FSLogix

Posted by Matthias Schlimm on Aug 18, 2015 9:52:13 PM

The PowerShell Framework "BIS-F" prepares your golden image in your environment for Citrix PVS, MCS, XenApp or XenDesktop. If an image will be installed from scratch or updated for the lifecycle process, some preparation must be taken to complete these steps, GUID’s from Software (like antivirus, SCCM, SCOM, App-V or other) must be deleted to prevent ghost entries in the Management consoles.

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Topics: XenDesktop, XenApp, Powershell, Citrix PVS, MCS

BriForum 2015, Denver!

Posted by Kevin Goodman on Jul 13, 2015 1:36:00 PM

In just one week we'll be joining you in the Mile High city of Denver, for the 18th BriForum, the show many attendees call, "the best IT conference they've ever attended."  And I would have to agree.

 

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Topics: Powershell, BriForum 2015

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