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Migrating FSMO roles Windows 2019 Server

Be careful, the Windows 2019 Server iso have been pulled out, it should be back shortly (Nov-2018) As Microsoft Windows 2019 became (almost) available, this is time again to move the FSMO roles from Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019. Before destroying everything to rebuilt, I like to migrate my Active Directory and keep...

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XenApp Windows 2016 build report

Recently I had to make a list of all the build in a XenApp site. A syou might have already noticed, in large enterprise, getting  the same OS version / build become a task hard to achieve since Windows 2016 / Windows 10 era. With the monthly updates and patches, released tend to become difficult...

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Hyper-V 2016 – Add-VMTPM issue

Hello folks, This week I worked with a client to implement BitLocker on guest machines from a Hyper-V host Server 2016. As you certainly know, Microsoft has added a great feature that allows you to add a TPM virtual chip to the guest machines without the host server having a physical TPM installed. Microsoft has...

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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 : impossible to add roles and features

Words from Stephane Thirion : Rodolphe is a friend and also a very smart Microsoft dude, I used to work with him and having such a smart guy on my side has been a pleasure in all the project we had to work on together. This week I worked at a customer for an Active...

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Set acls remotely to a VDI / RDSH Delivery Group

In the same way as the previous blog post, some more automation to maintain a VDI/RDSH environment, and get back to a controlled and clean environment. This blog is a follow up to Remotely clean up Virtual Machines drives – XenDesktop , Expand virtual machines hard disk – automation , XenDesktop XenApp 7.x – vmware / ad...

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Remotely clean up Virtual Machines drives – XenDesktop

Following up the previous blogs XenDesktop XenApp 7.x – vmware / ad / delivery group notes and descriptions sync and Expand virtual machines hard disk – automation and continue in automated task, I had to clean up the D: drive of different XenDesktop Delivery Group. As there was no security restriction on the D: drive some users used it...

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Expand virtual machines hard disk – automation

Sometimes, at some customers’s place, with an infrastructure already in place (XenApp with PVS or XenDesktop VDI pooled with PVS) the D: drive is too small. The drive where you redirect Windows Event Logs, Logs (UPM for example and/or other applications – services) This is a drive where page file is often redirected as well...

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XenDesktop XenApp 7.x – vmware / ad / delivery group notes and descriptions sync

Several times i had the need to synchronise Virtual Machine notes (vmware) with Active Directory Computer description. As in big environment, different team are managing each of these components, the need to be able to link an Active Directory computer account to a vm with XenApp / XenDesktop delivery group has often been seen as...

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