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RES Workspace Manager “Installation on Demand”

September 25, 2014

By: Rene van der Linden renevdlinden.nl In a RES Workspace Manager environment it is easy to present an application to an end user (Identity). Most of the time, the challence is to install the application on the Laptop / Desktop. There needs to be consistency between the application deliverd and « Read More

MDT and RES Automation Manager – Let’s come together (in Sweet Harmony)

September 24, 2014

By: Rens Hollanders renshollanders.nl More and more I encounter companies who already own a distribution mechanism, or already have implemented the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and are looking for a distribution mechanism or deployment mechanism. Since MDT is free to use, and RES Automation Manager costs a fraction of the cost « Read More

Display Logon Message with RES Workspace Manager

September 22, 2014

By: Rene van der Linden renevdlinden.nl In the case of implementing changes to your RES Workspace Manager 2012 and higher (RES WM) Environment, you need to inform your users what is changing for them. You can publish a message on your Intranet or send a mail to your end users, but you won”t « Read More

RES Workspace Manager – Inject Java Security level for users

September 17, 2014

By: Rens Hollanders renshollanders.nl Today I encountered a challenge which I think needed to be shared with you all. Currently I’m working with other colleagues on building a brand new Citrix XenApp 7.5 environment based on Server 2012 R2 x64 in combination with RES Workspace Manager 2014 SR1, together with « Read More

Automated XenDesktop 7.5 Build with RES AM

September 5, 2014

By: Max Ranzau www.resguru.com From the BuildingBlock Dept. You may recall a couple of years ago that I published a RES Automation Manager buildingblock for Citrix Xen Desktop 5.5, XA and PVS.  Today it’s my pleasure to publish a new buildingblock that will do the same for Xen Desktop 7.5. It’s « Read More

Get Rid of Some Headaches by Resetting Applications to Default Configuration

July 18, 2014

We recently released RES Workspace Manager 2014 Service Release 1 (SR1) with some great new features. Today I am going to highlight one of those new features. You could already restore user settings to a previous application setting in RES Workspace Manager. With this new release, we have enhanced the « Read More

Launching a Citrix published desktop via RES Subscriber with Citrix Receiver 4.x

July 11, 2014

In some scenarios, RES Subscriber is used to lock down a workstation. This is done by simply defining the RES Subscriber as the shell, and then launching a remote desktop. The advantage of this is that the computer then behaves like a thin client with minimal maintenance required. In the « Read More

How to Deploy RES Workspace Manager on Existing Unmanaged Desktops

May 2, 2014

In today’s environments, the needs of end users in enterprise businesses change quickly and constantly. RES Workspace Manager can help transform the existing landscape and it can help ease the transition from a “green-field“ situation to a fully managed environment. The most important constant in any workspace are the applications « Read More

DIY – Self-Service Password Management

April 10, 2014

Passwords are the most common form of authentication in the world. They are easy, require little training, and present few technical challenges. However, passwords are also prone to user error and can be one of the most expensive burdens on IT service desks. In fact, Gartner estimates that “in a « Read More

ISO2700x and its relation to RES Software

March 21, 2014

Introduction   “Knowledge is fast becoming the sole factor of productivity, sidelining both capital and labor.” Management Challenges for the 21st Century (1999) – Peter Drucker.   Most organizations still look at information security from the perspective of ensuring that unauthorized people can’t access your network. This narrow view of « Read More