Implementing Desktop Theme Look and Feel for XenApp 6.5 Applications on Windows Server 2008 R2

Its is very common requirement for Application Service Providers who host customer applications on their XenApp infrastructure as a cloud solution. It’s very often your customers request you to enable a Windows desktop (in particular Windows 7) theme (look and feel for Window frames). Here are quick steps to achieve this requirement using Citrix Enhanced […]

Step-By-Step Screencast of Installing Windows Server 2012 R2

Download the Source ISO, here I used MSDN download “Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64) – DVD (English) ” and respective Product keys to move on with the installation. Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Boot the system with the Windows Server 2012 R2 bootable disk. If you are running your system in virtual environments have the […]

Specifying Custom RDP settings for Virtual Environments

In virtual environments based on Remote Desktop Services (RDP) like RemoteApp or XenApp, you’d require to auto apply some of the settings or customize the default behaviour of an RDP dependent session.  In this article you’ll see how to find the allowed customization settings for RDP and where to configure/discover them.  Thus you’ll be able […]

Citrix Policy Settings Reference along with Registry equivalents by Citrix – Applicable to XenApp 6.x & XenDesktop 5.x

Citrix Policy Settings Reference along with Registry equivalents by Citrix   Here is a quick presentation of all the Citrix provided Policy settings along with tehir Registry equivalents which are applicable for Citrix XenApp 6.X and Citrix XenDesktop 5.X.  I am also attaching the Excel Sheet containg this list at the end of this article […]

Certificate Requirements for Setting up AD FS (Active Directory Federation Services)

Certificate Requirements for Setting up AD FS During my recent evaluation of AD FS, I have gone through various articles but there wasn’t any clear mention or details about how the certificates be configured for AD FS.  Here is my attempt to share all of my learning and how I got it setup working.  I […]

Step by Step Guide for Installing and Configuring ADFS 3.0 on Windows Server 2012

Step by Step Guide for Installing and Configuring ADFS 3.0 on Windows Server 2012   Installation Sequence:     Configuration Sequence:   Welcome to the Active Directory Federation Services Configuration Wizard. Before you begin configuration, you must have the following: An Active Directory domain administrator account. A publicly trusted certificate for SSL server authentication. AD […]

Configuring Php and ASP.Net web pages on single IIS Web site

Requirement:  You have an IIS web server.  You want to host all Php as well as ASP.Net developed web pages from the same web server and further with the same site name.  Thus you end up need to configure both Php as well ASP.Net pages from the same IIS site.   Options: This can be […]