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Remote desktop prompting for credentials

This is actually a very old tip, but I tend to forget the keyword myself, so now I will know were to look the next time I need it Newer versions of the Remote Desktop protocol will require you to enter credentials before the client can establish a connection to

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Lync schema version

Just like Exchange we are able to check our Lync schema version with adsiedit.msc. Connect to the Schema context: Expand the nodes and drill down to the name ms-RTC-SIP-SchemaVersion. Right click on ms-RTC-SIP-SchemaVersion and select Properties.     Now find the attribute rangeUpper     The possible rangeUpper values are

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Windows Installer coordinator hangs

You might experience this when you install MSI packages on your RDS/Terminal and XenApp servers. The installation will hang and display the message: Please wait while the application is preparing for the first use I have seen this with the following software packages: Google Chrome (Enterprise) IBM i Access One

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Exchange Schema Version

After you have updated the schema with the Exchange 2010 changes (RTM or service packs), you can check the current version with adsiedit.msc. First connect to the Schema: Expand the nodes and drill down to the name CN=ms-Exch-Schema-Version-Pt. Right click on CN=ms-Exch-Schema-Version-Pt and select Properties. Now find the attribute rangeUpper

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KMS caching

By default a KMS client will cache the KMS host that it was able to activate with and will communicate directly with this host when it is time to reactivate (instead of querying DNS). If the client cannot contact the cached KMS host, discovery with DNS will be used. You

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APP-V 5.0 ADMX file

Just as UE-V has a ADMX file for Group Policies, the new APP-V 5 beta delivers an ADMX file for APP-V settings. You can find the ADMX and ADML files after installing the sequencer: Copy the files to your policy central store and you will be able to set various

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Xenapp Flash player prompt

You might see this prompt on your Citrix clients when they browse to a internet web page with flash contents. Do you want to optimize content designed for Flash, such as videos, animation, and applications? If you would like to disable flash redirection and also skip the prompt, you can

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