Citrix Files: Setting default settings for desktop app with powershell

If you are using Citrix Content Collaboration and alongside it, using the Citrix Files app, you may be familiar with the fact that you cannot deploy centrally configured settings for the Citrix Files desktop app.
(PS: Citrix – why did you find it useful to name the service Content Collaboration, and then call the apps Citrix files? Please stop confusing the users.)

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Guide: How to setup a network level ad and tracking blocker with a Raspberry Pi.

This setup is great if you’re tired of ads when surfing the web, and don’t want to rely on browser plugins for ad blocking.
By using a – raspberry pi – in this example, you can get a network wide blocker to deal with this.
(Can also be set up on any computer if you have one laying around, but the guide here is for the Pi).

The result of this is less ads, less tracking, and also a faster web browsing experience since your pulling/sending less data to your screen.
Since it’s network wide, all devices, xbox, tablets and phones also reap the benefits with no work needed on the device itself. […]

Changing your DNS provider to increase web speed and privacy

If you are not familiar with what DNS is, it basically the postal system of the internet.
Everything on the internet or local network consists of IP addresses – this is hard for people to relate to, and therefore we have DNS.
DNS translates the name-based addresses we use, that are easier to remember, to IP addresses – and vice versa – making sure you land on the wanted destination.

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Intune – Publishing win32 applications with Intune

So, you got licenses for Microsoft Intune, and want to roll out some applications to your devices.
If you are new to this you may be faced with some issues, especially regarding what kind of applications you can publish, and how to do so.
There are numerous formats for applications to manage these days – you got the Windows store applications (appx) from Windows 8>>, Line of business apps in the form of MSI installers, and win32 apps.
I will not go into detail on MSI and Windows store here, as these are rather easy to deploy via the information in the web gui.

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Citrix Files – «Function not available” when accessing mapped drive

Citrix Content Collaboration with the Citrix Files (Before Citrix ShareFile), app for your device lets you map folders from inside Content Collaboration to specific drive letters on your computer. This is great for letting users keep the drive letter they are used to, and still getting rid of those old SMB file servers, and gaining Read more about Citrix Files – «Function not available” when accessing mapped drive[…]

User setup guide for Azure MFA on 365/Azure AD account

Setting up Mulitfactor is an important security task on all externally available services whether its for facebook aswell as services from work. If you are using services inside Microsoft Azure like Office 365 the option exists for everyone, but is not turned on for the users by default. Each user can do this by themselves Read more about User setup guide for Azure MFA on 365/Azure AD account[…]

Citrix Sharefile Outlook Plugin – Browser out of date

After installing the Outlook plugin for Citrix Content Collaboration (ShareFile), you may experience an error when trying to sign in. First time after the install, the plugin need to sign in, which can be initiated by clicking the plugin icon on your Outlook application. After you give the information about your account and if choosing Read more about Citrix Sharefile Outlook Plugin – Browser out of date[…]

Why you need Office 365

It’s no secret that Microsoft is doing good when it comes to their subscription-based Office 365 package, it’s also not a secret that this is the preferred way for Microsoft to sell the Office package for their customers, as prices for volume based licensing are on the rise. But why should you opt in to Read more about Why you need Office 365[…]

Citrix WEM 4.7 – SID and memory issue

Recently I upgraded Citrix Workspace Environment Management from v4.2 > 4.7. The environment for this WEM installation is on-prem and is used across multiple forests (trusts in place), to apply the same settings to multiple different XenApp hosts. At the beginning everything seemed to work as normal, brokering etc, agent comm etc, but the following Read more about Citrix WEM 4.7 – SID and memory issue[…]

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