Methodologies

Installing, Configuring, Securing and Using MDT Webservices – Part 2

December 22, 2016

In Part 1 we walked through the installation and configuration of Deployment Webservices. In this part we will focus on securing the Webservice. There are five (5) main areas that I focus on to lock down the Webservice, and I’ll include two (2) optional areas for consideration: Use Request Filtering, which is basically what the old […]

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Installing, Configuring, Securing and Using MDT Webservices – Part 1

December 12, 2016

This will be a three part article on installing, configuring, securing and using Maik Koster’s Deployment Webservice. Part 1 – Installing and Configuring Deployment Webservices Part 2 – Securing Deployment Webservices Part 3 – Using Deployment Webservices I’m a massive fan of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and use it for all customer deployments that don’t already have […]

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User-Self Help Tools for an SBC and VDI Deployment

November 29, 2009

Whenever I implement a Citrix/Terminal Server farm, I always include certain applications and tools that I believe users will get some value from, which may in-turn assist IT Support by lowering the number of helpdesk calls. Who knows??? I have blogged about all these tools before… The unbelievably awesome Ctrl-Alt-Del IT Consultancy tools The Repair […]

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Implementing a fully automated unattended build process

November 18, 2008

The methodology I use for deploying and managing Citrix XenApp solutions has proven very successful over the years. To maintain a homogeneous environment conducive to stability, utilisation of a well-defined and automated server build process is a best practice. Automated server builds can save countless hours when deploying new servers, rebuilding a problematic one, or […]

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