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October 2007 - Helge Klein Helge Klein

  • Undocumented Program Neighborhood Command Line Switches

    Nearly every professional working with Citrix Presentation Server knows about Program Neighborhood (PN), and some may even use it frequently. It was first introduced in MetaFrame 1.8 and is used to start published applications from one or more server...
    Published Oct 16 2007 by Helge Klein , 3,123 views, 3 comments
  • Windows Server 2008: Architectural Changes Relevant to Terminal Services #1

    I will start this blog with a small series of posts that describe changes to the architecture of Windows Server 2008 that are relevant to Terminal Services. Dynamic Kernel Address Space The number of users a Terminal Server can host is in most cases limited...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 992 views, 0 comments
  • Windows Server 2008: Architectural Changes Relevant to Terminal Services #2

    This post covers a technology developed by Microsoft Research in the late 90s that finally made it into terminal services: ClearType. ClearType As is sometimes the case with technology, it is difficult to explain how it works, yet easy to see the benefits...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 1,737 views, 1 comment
  • Windows Server 2008 Component Posters

    Microsoft has published two visually very appealing posters which depict in great detail important components of its upcoming OS Server 2008. The poster on Active Directory Components details Lightweight Directory Services (formerly ADAM), Federation...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 1,045 views, 0 comments
  • Bandwidth Requirements for ClearType over RDP

    In an earlier post I wrote about a great technology that finally makes it into terminal services with Windows Server 2008: ClearType or Font Smoothing, as it is sometimes called. I will stick to the term ClearType for the time being. ClearType greatly...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 1,084 views, 0 comments
  • Programmatically Determining Terminal Server Mode on Windows Server 2008

    A question on the terminal services newsgroup brought this topic to my attention: how can be determined programmatically if a Windows Server 2008 system is a terminal server and whether it runs in application server or remote administration mode? With...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 1,702 views, 0 comments
  • ClearType Bandwidth Revisited - Testing 32 Bit Color Depth

    In an earlier post I wrote about how bandwidth requirements of the RDP protocol are affected by enabling font smoothing (ClearType over RDP version 6) on Windows Server 2008. Jan, a reader of that article, posted an interesting comment: he had heard that...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 1,297 views, 0 comments
  • Taming Black Holes: Parallel Session Creation

    Have you ever tried to log on to a terminal server and, after entering your credentials, been forced to stare at a grey screen for a lengthy period of time wondering what the machine might actually be doing ? Of course you have, along with a few million...
    Published Oct 03 2007 by Helge Klein , 1,196 views, 0 comments