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  • 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....
    Published Oct 31 2004 by Brian Madden , 13,977 views, 0 comments
  • 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....
    Published Oct 31 2004 by Brian Madden , 17,329 views, 2 comments
  • 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!...
    Published Oct 31 2004 by Brian Madden , 11,085 views, 1 comment
  • 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....
    Published Oct 25 2004 by Brian Madden , 11,880 views, 2 comments
  • 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....
    Published Oct 24 2004 by Brian Madden , 15,256 views, 51 comments
  • 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....
    Published Oct 20 2004 by Brian Madden , 92,994 views, 22 comments
  • 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....
    Published Oct 20 2004 by Brian Madden , 9,453 views, 5 comments
  • 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....
    Published Oct 18 2004 by Brian Madden , 13,534 views, 11 comments
  • Microsoft Removes 'RDP over HTTPS' Proxy from R2

    Microsoft announced today that they will not be including the "RDP over HTTPS" functionality in the "R2" release of Windows Server 2003. Instead, it will be delayed until Longhorn. This would have been a direct competitor to Citrix's Secure Gateway product, so this is good news for Citrix and other SSL VPN vendors....
    Published Oct 18 2004 by Brian Madden , 15,208 views, 9 comments
  • A Look at the New Features of Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 4

    Citrix has just made the Tech Preview of MetaFrame Presentation Server 4.0 available. Which features made it in to the newest version of Citrix's flagship product?...
    Published Oct 12 2004 by Brian Madden , 17,398 views, 19 comments