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Access to files and folders based on location

January 27, 2009

An american partner of RES posted this question to Bob Janssen: We have doctors that can have read/write access to information on a particular file share when they’re at the hospital, but when they go home they only need read access. Nurses are another example where they can have read/write « Read More

Run Book: Controlled change on VM

January 20, 2009

Every time I think of something I want to do with RES Wisdom, I’m amazed at how easy it is to accomplish. For this example, the flow chart was more complicated to create than the actual Run Book. What I wanted to do for this blog was create a Run « Read More

Migrating Existing Citrix Published Applications to RES PowerFuse 2008

January 20, 2009

This week RES Software released a cool utility to migrate existing Citrix Published applications to RES powerFuse 2008. The RES PowerFuse Migration Toolkit for Citrix XenApp helps you implement RES PowerFuse in your Citrix environment by using information about existing published applications. The RES PowerFuse Migration Toolkit for Citrix XenApp « Read More

Saving money and going green with RES Wisdom

January 8, 2009

Sometimes you need to be reminded by someone (thanks Adrie) of the cool things people are doing with RES Wisdom, and the fact that they are earning money with it. A customer of RES uses about 150 terminal servers. Every night and every weekend they maintain, polish and shutdown two « Read More

Mailing RES Wisdom Job Results

December 18, 2008

Our colleague Rob de Korte proved, once again, that with a little creativity, you can do anything with RES Wisdom (I’m not saying you should ;-). What he achieved with this example is to send an e-mail containing the results from a recurring job. Here’s how he did it: Go « Read More

RES Wisdom and OS deployment

November 26, 2008

The first time people set eyes on RES Wisdom, they’re pleasantly surprised by what it can do and how simple it is to use. After using it for a while, they pull more and more everyday stuff into tasks, modules, projects and run books so they can schedule it. This « Read More

RES Subscriber and RES PowerFuse Workspace Extender working with Provision Networks VAS 5.10

November 13, 2008

Over the last couple of days, Grant Tiller, our Channel Mananger in the UK. Had some good success with getting RES Subscriber and RES PowerFuse Workspace Extender working under Provision Networks VAS 5.10 When you make a couple of small customisations to the registry everything works properly. Here follows an « Read More

Job Condition Question Mark

October 31, 2008

Today a customer asked me what the question mark behind a condition in the job results meant… The what, behind the who, where?!?! The customer used a condition on tasks in a module to evaluate whether or not an agent had already run the task or not. He had put « Read More

Jewels of Wisdom

October 31, 2008

Okay. So maybe I’m a bit biased, since one of the reasons I started working for RES Software was RES Wisdom, but, boy, is this a cool product! Wisdom started as a really simple tool that used a “Ready, Set, Go” method to automate simple, repeatable, everyday administrative tasks. I « Read More

Microsoft Windows PowerShell and Network Interface Cards

October 28, 2008

Being close to the RES Wisdom fire means I know which new features are going to be in the next release, and which requests didn’t make it. One of the very cool things that is going to be in RES Wisdom 2009 is support for Microsoft Windows PowerShell. You can « Read More