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  • Interview with Tarantella CEO Reveals Interesting Facts about the Company

    ZDNet UK's Matt Loney recently interviewed Tarantella's new CEO, Frank Wilde. The interview is pretty good, and several facts about Tarantella emerged....
    Brian Madden on February 27, 2004 : 0 comments , 13,551 views
  • TechNet Webcast: Deployment of the Terminal Services Client via Intellimirror, SMS, and the Web Client

    This on-demand webcast, hosted by Microsoft, covers the various methods and options you have to deploy the Terminal Services Client....
    Brian Madden on February 24, 2004 : 0 comments , 9,844 views
  • Survey Results: What's the biggest problem you deal with?

    I formally asked the community of Citrix MetaFrame administrators what their biggest problems were. The answers themselves did not really surprise me. What surprised me was how many people had a single pain—-printing. I received 49 responses to my initial question. Here are the answers in order of popularity....
    Brian Madden on February 24, 2004 : 9 comments , 10,351 views
  • The 4GB Windows Memory Limit: What does it really mean?

    There seems to be a lot of confusion in the industry about what's commonly called the Windows "4GB memory limit." When talking about performance tuning and server sizing, people are quick to mention the fact that an application on a 32-bit Windows system can only access 4GB of memory. But what exactly does this mean? [Note: This article has been updated since it was first published.]...
    Brian Madden on February 19, 2004 : 175 comments , 890,469 views
  • MetaFrame XP 5-day Advanced Training Classes from Brian Madden

    I now offer a 5-day advanced class that teaches students how to plan, design, implement, operate, and troubleshoot MetaFrame XP environments. In class, we work with live systems and break into groups to create real designs. Each class is customized for the particular students that attend....
    Brian Madden on February 18, 2004 : 0 comments , 9,420 views
  • Now Available: Full Text Search of my Citrix MetaFrame XP Book

    Amazon.com has recently launched their "Search Inside the Book version 2" program that allows visitors of the web site to perform full text searches of content in books. I'm happy to announce that my most recent Citrix book has been accepted into the program, and anyone can perform a Google-like search for any word or phrase in the book....
    Brian Madden on February 17, 2004 : 1 comments , 9,474 views
  • Oops! SP2 for Windows XP Breaks Citrix NFuse / Web Interface Clients

    As you probably know by now, one of the key enhancements of Service Pack 2 for Windows XP is the added security. Unfortunately, this prevents users from being able to click on a linked ICA file from a Citrix NFuse or MetaFrame Web Interface web site....
    Brian Madden on February 12, 2004 : 45 comments , 18,748 views
  • A Timeline of Citrix MetaFrame XP Features and Updates

    Citrix has kept MetaFrame XP up-to-date with service packs and Feature Releases. However, it's sometimes hard to remember what features were introduced when. Here's a brief look at the major features of each subsequent update to MetaFrame XP....
    Brian Madden on February 09, 2004 : 0 comments , 13,538 views
  • Upcoming Dates for Citrix iForum Europe and Australia

    Citrix's Australian and Asia-Pacific iForum will be at the Exposition and Conference Center May 11-12, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. For Europe, Citrix iForum will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, June 6-9, 2004. (Thank you Citrix for not scheduling these two events in the same week like last year!)...
    Brian Madden on February 05, 2004 : 0 comments , 10,508 views
  • The Ultimate Guide to Terminal Server Printing - Design and Configuration

    This paper is excerpted from the book Terminal Services for Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Advanced Technical Design Guide , written by Brian Madden and Ron Oglesby. It covers all aspects of Terminal Server printing, including background information, design, configuration, driver management, and third party tools. While it's written for Terminal Services running on Windows Server 2003, it's applicable to previous versions of Terminal Services as well....
    Brian Madden on February 02, 2004 : 90 comments , 386,142 views