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  • Help Shape the Future of MetaFrame: Intense Graphics and Profile Management

    The Citrix product group is looking for your input as to what they need to focus on in the areas of profile management and support for graphics-intense applications (CAD, Imaging, etc.) ...
    Brian Madden on February 25, 2005 : 3 comments , 10,401 views
  • War Story: The Most Important Spooler Hotfix

    In this new series called "War Stories," administrators from the field share their tales of lessons they learned the hard way with the hope that you'll have an easier time than them. In this first story, Shawn Bass talks about the importance of a Microsoft spooler hotfix....
    Guest Bloggers on February 22, 2005 : 61 comments , 103,897 views
  • New Brian Madden and BriForum Logos

    We've been working with a company called threespot media to create new logos for the Brian Madden Company and our BriForum event. The new logos are now ready and are now online....
    Brian Madden on February 18, 2005 : 0 comments , 12,064 views
  • New Betas: Secure Gateway 3.0 and Web Interface 4.0

    Citrix released the first public preview versions of MetaFrame Presentation Server 4.0 after their annual iForum show in October 2004. They then released an updated preview version at their Solution Summit show this past January. In this article, Thomas Koetzing explains all the new features that were added between releases....
    Guest Bloggers on February 15, 2005 : 8 comments , 13,718 views
  • Important: Hide your Web Interface / NFuse servers from search engines

    It's been a year since Thomas Koetzing originally recommended that people take steps to ensure that their WI / NFuse servers are not indexed by search engines, but it seems that there are still hundreds of them out there advertising themselves to potental attackers. Please take 60 seconds and implement this important step....
    Brian Madden on February 15, 2005 : 14 comments , 13,727 views
  • Will someone please sell me a Citrix Access Gateway?

    I wrote about Citrix's new hardware appliances, the Citrix Access Gateway, a few days ago. I think these devices are really cool and I'd love to use one internally to secure the remote access to my own systems for our employees. The problem is, I can't seem to get me hands on one of these things!...
    Brian Madden on February 11, 2005 : 18 comments , 12,495 views
  • 60 Second Review: UniPrint 5.0

    UniPrint is one of the many third-party printing products that makes printing easier and faster in Terminal Server and Citrix MetaFrame Presntation Server environments. In this review, Wilco van Bragt tests out their newest version....
    Guest Bloggers on February 11, 2005 : 19 comments , 15,033 views
  • Understanding Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 Licensing Port Usage

    MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 servers must communicate with license servers, and this communication requires certain TCP ports. In this quick article, we'll look at which ports are used (and why), and how you can change them to fit your environment....
    Brian Madden on February 10, 2005 : 9 comments , 27,473 views
  • How do MetaFrame Access Suite version 3 and newer license files work?

    By now most people are familiar with the basics of MetaFrame Access Suite version 3 licensing, the core tenet being that you download license files from Citrix and put them on your license servers. But what exactly are these license files and how do they work?...
    Brian Madden on February 09, 2005 : 4 comments , 16,159 views
  • Enough with the Webex lawsuit already!

    By now you've most likely read in the "other" tech press that Webex is suing Citrix for cybersquatting. I personally think that while true, this story is way overblown and it's probably a result of a single rambunctious employee at Citrix, and it's not really the fault of Citrix "the company."...
    Brian Madden on February 06, 2005 : 5 comments , 14,230 views
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