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  • Finally! Shadow Key Timestamping Utilities from Microsoft

    I just discovered two command-line utilities that can read the timestamps from Terminal Server shadow registry keys and set them "back in time" to a date of your choosing. This is huge!...
    Published Sep 14 2004 by Brian Madden , 28,756 views, 21 comments
  • How to Configure the ICA Java Client as a "Fallback" in MetaFrame Web Interface

    This article shows how easy it is to configure the Citrix MetaFrame Web Interface so that users can select the Java ICA client when the regular Win32 client cannot be used....
    Published Sep 13 2004 by Brian Madden , 17,086 views, 6 comments
  • What is the Citrix GINA?

    Most people know that when installing Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server, the standard Microsoft GINA is replaced by a Citrix GINA. However, it turns out that a lot of people don't know exactly what a GINA is and why Citrix does this....
    Published Sep 12 2004 by Brian Madden , 20,331 views, 9 comments
  • Announcing BriForum 2005: An Independent Technical Conference

    This is the event you've been looking for! BriForum 2005 is a 100% independent, 100% technical Citrix and server-based computing conference. The best and brightest people in the world are gathering in Washington DC from April 11-12, 2005 to present advanced technical topics. No sales pitches, no marketing propaganda, and no ice sculptures....
    Published Sep 08 2004 by Brian Madden , 8,888 views, 7 comments
  • Understanding Citrix's SpeedScreen Latency Reduction

    x has long talked up "SpeedScreen Latency Reduction" as a benefit of MetaFrame Presentation Server, but most people don't actually know exactly what it does or how it works. It's a great feature of Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server that doesn't exist in any other server-based computing product....
    Published Sep 06 2004 by Brian Madden , 64,344 views, 19 comments
  • Bill Burley Leaves AppSense, Goes Back to Citrix

    Citrix recorded a minor win this week with the news that industry veteran Bill Burley left AppSense to join Citrix. Burley was previously with Citrix and made big news when he quit in February 2004 to work for AppSense....
    Published Sep 03 2004 by Brian Madden , 9,962 views, 7 comments
  • LogMeIn.com to Compete with Citrix GoToMyPC

    A new service from 3am Labs called LogMeIn.com is taking on Citrix Online's GoToMyPC. Here's the kicker: LogMeIn.com is 100% free. Their more advanced version is $13 per month....
    Published Sep 02 2004 by Brian Madden , 16,648 views, 42 comments
  • New Vendor and Product Rating Database goes live today!

    Have you ever wondered what server-based computing products were out there? Are you thinking about using a third-party add-on product for Citrix MetaFrame or Terminal Server, but you don't know which one to use? Is there a particular product that you use and love? Is there a product that you've tried and didn't like? Now, you can share your opinions with the world and read what other people have said in the Server-Based Computing Vendor and Product Information Center!...
    Published Aug 30 2004 by Brian Madden , 9,546 views, 4 comments
  • Citrix Responds to Microsoft's Bear Paw Delay Announcement

    In response to Microsoft's recent announcement that Bear Paw would not be part of R2, Citrix set a FAQ document to their partners clarifying their position and relationship with Microsoft....
    Published Aug 23 2004 by Brian Madden , 11,235 views, 15 comments
  • Is there any viable alternative to Citrix MetaFrame?

    It seems like there are a lot of good alternatives to Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server for a fraction of the cost. This leads to one question: If these other products are so good, then why isn't anyone using them?...
    Published Aug 23 2004 by Brian Madden , 38,310 views, 45 comments