Cloud-based roaming profiles in Azure using FSLogix Profile Containers

Posted by Brandon Lee on Apr 4, 2017 2:00:30 PM

James Rankin, aka, TheAppSenseBigot, goes down the road to take some Windows 10 machines built from the same image to try to set up a cloud-based method for dealing with user profiles. He selects FSLogix Profile Containers for this task in order to keep it simple and straightforward.

Read More

Topics: cloud, profile containers, roaming profiles, Azure, UPD

Roaming Profiles - What works on the latest Windows Update?

Posted by Brandon Lee on Sep 27, 2016 12:49:49 PM

Concern around the latest Windows 10 Anniversary update 1607, has brought about numerous questions that James Rankin, the AppSense Bigot, seeks to answer in his blog series, "Everything you wanted to know about virtualizing, optimizing and managing Windows 10...but were afraid to ask."

In his recent edition, which focuses primarily on roaming, James states, "For the record, most Windows 10 settings roam fine, but the main one that we've all been struggling with is the Start Menu. And this is really annoying, because the Start Menu is the first thing that the user generally interacts with when they use a Windows 10 desktop, and possibly the most "in your face" part of the new OS features."

Read More

Topics: roaming profiles, The AppSense Bigot, User Profiles, Windows 10

FSLogix Profile Containers with a peak of what's ahead

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jun 17, 2016 9:07:52 AM

'The FSLogix Profile Containers make profile management really simple. Rather than using redirection or God forbid roaming profiles, you can simply store the users profile content into a single VHD file that is stored on a file share. Performance is awesome, there’s no noticeable degradation and no extra infrastructure is required. It couldn’t be easier.'  -Rory Monaghan 

In Rory's blog post, he includes a nice demo video of FSLogix Profile Containers and alludes to some exciting possibilities still to come!

Read More

Topics: profile containers, roaming profiles, VHD, FSLogix Office 365 Container for Citrix, FSLogix Office 365 Container

Video from BriForum 2015 - VDI v2: So Good that Users Will Think They are Running on Physical Desktops

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 9, 2016 10:16:15 AM

Michael Thomason displays just how easy it is to manage applications and profiles using FSLogix. 

"Learn how to leverage all user data from a central store and stop roaming and streaming your profile data. This will be one of the BIGGEST impacts to login times yet!"

"Learn how to deploy video-conference solutions through VDI while reducing GPU workloads over 50% per guest!"

Read More

Topics: VDI, BriForum, virtualization, non-persistent VDI, profile containers, roaming profiles, profile management, Brian Madden, BrianMadden, End User Computing, BriForum 2015, VHD, User Profiles, Office 365, VHDX

GOODBYE legacy profile management.

Posted by Brad Rowland on May 13, 2015 10:13:00 AM

With our announcement at Synergy this week we hope to have put the final nail in the coffin for traditional profile management approaches in VDI and RSDH.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PROFILE CONTAINERS

Read More

Topics: profiles, profile containers, folder redirection, roaming profiles, profile management

Subscribe to Email Updates

Posts by Topic

see all

Follow Me