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  • Hardening a MetaFrame or Terminal Server

    This is one of the presentations I gave at CUG Tech 2004 in Geilo, Norway. In this presentation I discussed the holes that "traditional" security leave, and what you can do to ensure that your Citrix MetaFrame or Microsoft Terminal Servers....
    Brian Madden on October 31, 2004 : 2 comments , 17,045 views
  • Tuning Servers for a Bad Network

    This is one of the presentations I gave at CUG Tech 2004 in Geilo, Norway. In this presentation I discussed how to address issues such as high latency, low bandwidth, and poor networks....
    Brian Madden on October 31, 2004 : 0 comments , 13,810 views
  • The Future of Server-Based Computing

    This is one of the presentations I gave at CUG Tech 2004 in Geilo, Norway. I discussed how Terminal Server will grow and evolve in the Longhorn era and beyond....
    Brian Madden on October 31, 2004 : 0 comments , 14,787 views
  • This Friday: Microsoft Webcast Highlights 64-bit Terminal Server Advantages

    Microsoft's Terminal Server group will be hosting a webcast this Friday highlighting the benefits of using Terminal Services on 64-bit Windows. This is a 300-level class, so it should be awesome!...
    Brian Madden on October 31, 2004 : 1 comments , 10,885 views
  • HowTo: Build a Complete Citrix MetaFrame Lab with VMware Workstation

    In today's world, most people are using virtual machine technology to build complex lab environments on a single physical computer. This is something that can certainly be done with Citrix. In this article, Michael Burke walks you through setting up VMware Workstation and all the Citrix components you need to emulate your production environment....
    Guest Bloggers on October 30, 2004 : 22 comments , 38,348 views
  • Douglas Brown and I are off to Norway!

    Douglas Brown and I are en route to CUG Tech Host 2004 in Geilo, Norway. This annual gathering of the Scandinavian Citrix User Group will draw about 200 people this year. Doug and I will each be giving several presentations....
    Brian Madden on October 25, 2004 : 2 comments , 11,711 views
  • Oglesby, Herold, and Madden Announce VMWare Book, Preview Chapter Now Available

    Ron Oglesby, Scott Herold, and I are working on a new book called "VMWare ESX Server: Advanced Technical Design Guide." Even though this book won't be out until April 2005, we decided to provide a free chapter today....
    Brian Madden on October 24, 2004 : 51 comments , 14,845 views
  • Goodbye 1494, Hello 2598! Citrix Enhances ICA and Changes its Default Port

    A lot of people have began to notice traffic on port 2598 in their MetaFrame environments. This is the "new" port that ICA uses, replacing 1494. This article explains a bit about why this is and how it works....
    Brian Madden on October 20, 2004 : 22 comments , 88,188 views
  • Citrix iForum Global 2004 Summary and Final Thoughts

    It took me a few weeks to put together my final thoughts about Citrix iForum 2004. A lot of stuff happened at the show, and there was a lot to write about. In this summary, I look at the key messages, products, and events of the show....
    Brian Madden on October 20, 2004 : 5 comments , 9,215 views
  • Citrix Executives answer your Questions

    Many of you submitted questions that I should ask Citrix at their iForum event. I have compiled their answers in several areas, including pricing, 64-bit MetaFrame, Linux, and their Microsoft relationship....
    Brian Madden on October 18, 2004 : 11 comments , 13,346 views
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