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How to launch a RES Subscriber session together with Citrix Online Plugin

February 3, 2010

RES Subscriber offers a generic way to launch a Terminal Server / Citrix session, simple and effective: a command line. But HOW you will launch a session is up to your individual creativity. Commonly used commandlines are pointing a rdp file, ica file or PN.exe with application name. Quite straightforward « Read More

RES PowerFuse and Printing explained. Part I: Drivers

January 22, 2010

What is the role of RES PowerFuse regarding printer drivers? Only one simple answer: there is NO role for RES PowerFuse here at all. What is the role of RES PowerFuse regarding the connection of printer objects? RES PowerFuse delivers a list of printers to a Microsoft Windows API, which « Read More

Terminal Service Remote App single sign on

December 21, 2009

With the Release of Windows Server 2008, it is also possible to publish applications from a Microsoft Terminal Server. With RES PowerFuse it is possible to offer applications, which are delivered by multiple mechanisms. RES PowerFuse is also able to offer Microsoft Remote Applications in the users Start Menu. By « Read More

Sessions and/or servers freezing sometimes

December 15, 2009

One of the most frustrating problems you can experience as an administrator within your Terminal Server environment are occasionally freezing sessions or freezing servers. The user session or even the complete server is frozen for some time, in worst case the server will not respond anymore and needs to be « Read More

HOWTO Configure an exclusion on RES PowerFuse Application(s) or PowerLaunch object(s)

December 10, 2009

Recently we’ve received a question from one of our customers, who would like to create an access control exclusion on managed application(s) in RES PowerFuse 2008. The existing access control of the application is based on an Active Directory group with 100 users. The customers goal is to exclude 10 « Read More

How to distribute a RES PowerFuse desktop via Microsoft RemoteApp

November 20, 2009

In this “How to” we use a Windows 2008 R2 (x64) server to explain how you can distribute/publish a RES PowerFuse 2008 desktop via RemoteApp. Why would you use a RemoteApp for presenting a desktop when you can connect directly via RemoteDesktop(RDP) to the TerminalServer? The main reason would be « Read More

Troubleshooting RES Wisdom connections

November 9, 2009

When a RES Wisdom Agent appears to be offline in the RES Wisdom Management Console, while you are certain it is up and running, where do you begin troubleshooting? A RES Wisdom Agent appears online in the RES Wisdom Management Console after succesfully discovering one or more Dispatchers and registering « Read More

RES PowerFuse component explained: pwrgate.exe

November 5, 2009

The executable pwrgate.exe is integrated in RES PowerFuse to execute Powerlaunch settings at application level and then launch the application. Pwrgate.exe also launches RES PowerFuse built-in applications, such as PowerPanel or perform a refresh. For example Notepad, notice the application id (11), highlighted in the screenshot: When looking at the « Read More

Howto document your User Workspace Environment

October 28, 2009

In RES PowerFuse you can create documentation based on the Instant Report function. But what a lot of people don’t know is that you also can create your own reports based on XML content. In this blog we want to show you how to use both way’s of creating documentation within RES « Read More

How To securely set up a dispatcher in a Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

October 26, 2009

RES Support and RES Pre-Sales consultants often receive questions on how to manage and maintain devices with RES Wisdom in a Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and mobile devices.    When you want to manage and maintain devices in a DMZ and mobile devices a few considerations needs to be taken into account, certainly because « Read More