Posts Tagged ‘Workspace Manager’

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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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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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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RES Workspace Manager VDX Options Explained

When delivering RES Workspace Manager training there can be some confusion over some of the settings available when integrating it with RES Virtual Desktop Extender (VDX). The purpose of this post is to attempt to clarify what option does what! This is the global option that will enable or disable the RES Workspace Manager and…

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Application Upgrades in RES Workspace Manager

Upgrading applications that store user personalisation settings in different places for different versions of the application can be problematic and we at Virtual Engine run into this time and time again. The most obvious example is Microsoft Office migrations but this isn’t the only example. Due to the latest upgrade cycles, the typical problem we…

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Internet Explorer Personalisation with RES Workspace Manager

Looking at user settings, below are some recommendations for managing Internet Explorer with RES Workspace Manager. These are not RES “best practices” but tips and tricks picked up in the field after a number of deployments. Configure IE User Settings at a global level (or as an ‘auto launched’ application) so that they get applied to the user’s session…

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Updating Mandatory Profiles Part 2

Having seen that our original Updating Mandatory Profiles post is quite popular, I thought I’d follow it up with an update. The process described in the first post is quite labourious and error prone. I’d like to make people aware of how quick and easy the Profile Update Utility (PuU) makes updating a mandatory profile with ActiveSetup keys.…

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The case of the missing Office 2007 Quick Access Toolbars

Recently I’ve been involved with one of our customers who is migrating from RES PowerFuse 2008 and roaming profiles on XenApp to RES Workspace Manager 2011 (WM) utilising Zero Profile Technology (ZPT) and a mandatory profile. One of the issues they had on the new environment was the Office 2007 Quick Access Toolbars (QAT) weren’t being…

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