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RES IT Store Web Portal Setup

We’ve had some confusion both internally and externally with some customers with the installation of the RES IT Store Web Portal. During the installation you will be prompted as to how you would like the IIS website to be configured: This dialog is a little bit unclear as to what it is actually asking you.…

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RES Workspace Manager Training Dates

Virtual Engine are pleased to announce that we’re running official RES Workspace Manager 2012 training courses in July 2013, in London. The following courses are available: 3 day RES Workspace Manager 2012 Bronze RWMBC-510 course (details) between July 15 – 17 2013 4 day RES Workspace Manager 2012 Silver/Gold RWMBC-510, 520 and 530 courses (details) from…

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VET v1.2 Group Policy Import Bug

This post is just a heads-up on some errors we’ve seen importing Group Policy Objects into RES Workspace Manager with the latest Virtual Engine Toolkit v1.2 release. In version v1.2 we introduced the ability to convert GPO permissions and OU links. To achieve this we needed to alter the way in which we enumerated the…

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The Anywhere Home Drive

I thought I’d put pen to paper to discuss a topic that was raised during the most recent UK Citrix User Group meeting. Discussions in the afternoon session were focused around user data, mobility and possibly the end of the user home drive as we know it. There has been lots of talk about how…

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RES Workspace Manager – JETCMD Example Use Case

We recently announced the release of our new free Job Execution Tool (JET). If you haven’t had chance to read the announcement yet you can find it here. In this post, I’m going to detail one of the various use cases for JETCMD. This should give you an idea why we developed it in the first place…

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Virtual Engine will be presenting at IP EXPO 2012 – London

Virtual Engine’s founder and co-owner Iain Brighton (@Iainbrighton) will demonstrate how using RES Software can help transform the lifecycle of your users in this practical, under the hood demonstration titled “Transforming the lifecycle of a user – from on-boarding to delivery of services and finally off-boarding”. Please join us there on Thursday 18th October, 11:30…

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Introducing the Job Execution Tool (JET)

We’re pleased to announce that we have beta copies of the new RES Automation Manager Job Execution Tool (JET) and Job Execution Tool Command Line (JETCMD) available. The premise of these two new utilities is to overcome a particular shortcoming in the RES Automation Manager product suite; unattended job scheduling. These new tools overcome the…

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Move Machine Based Context Menus to Per User (Part II)

In Part I of this two part blog post, I described how you go about denying access to the machine based content menus, this blog post will describe how you now can target these same context menus to specific users or groups i.e. moving them to per user based. Before we go on another further,…

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