RES Workspace Manager Relay Server explained and demystified

Written by Ingmar Verheij on December 16th, 2013. Posted in Demystified, Workpace Manager

RES Workspace Manager 2012 ArchitectureWith the release of RES Workspace Manager 2012 a new component was introduced: the Relay Server. In this article I’ll explain what the Relay Server is, how it can help you in your Workspace Manager (WM) environment and reveal some of its mysteries.

Audi MMI: Op de route zijn verkeersstoringen, een uitwijkroute kan niet worden aangegeven.

Written by Ingmar Verheij on December 6th, 2013. Posted in Other

wpid-Verkeersstoringen-op-de-route.pngSinds een half jaar rijd ik met plezier in een Audi A4 voorzien van een MMI (Multi Media Interface). Er is echter èèn ding waar ik niet kan wennen: een vrouw die mij – geheel goed bedoeld – informeert over mijn route.

Nu zou je kunnen denken: Ingmar, dan zet je deze dame toch gewoon buiten? Nou – leuk dat je het vraagt – dat gaat helaas niet (volledig).

Internet Explorer 10 group policies not applied? Use GPP

Written by Ingmar Verheij on October 7th, 2013. Posted in Other

Internet Explorer 10Recently I had to configure some basic settings in Internet Explorer 10 on our lab environment. After some unfruitful attempts, where settings were not applied, I found out that the client side extension for Internet Explorer Maintenance policies where removed.

(Microsoft) Vendor specific DHCP options explained and demystified

Written by Ingmar Verheij on July 12th, 2013. Posted in Demystified, Other

DHCP servers can send vendor specific options to clients to granularly control configuration. Microsoft clients are out-of-the-box prepared to receive Microsoft Windows specific options while Microsoft DHCP servers have the ability to send DHCP options only received by Windows clients.

Some applications use the content of a DHCP option to receive configuration data, for example Microsoft Lync or RES Workspace Manager. Since this applications only run on Microsoft Windows its no more than logical to only send this option to Windows clients.

In this article I’ll explain how this mechanism works and how you can send Microsoft Windows specific DHCP options from a non-Microsoft DHCP server (like a Linux or Lucent-Alcatel VitalQIP appliance).

Demystifying the Atlantis ILIO replication host – part 2

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 29th, 2013. Posted in Atlantis ILIO, Demystified

In the first part of this article I’ve explained what Atlantis ILIO products and components there are, explained what type of Session Hosts there are and how the Replication Host works. In this part I will dive a bit deeper in the boot process and the how the hosts are managed.

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