• Problems printing from Citrix

    Hi everybody. I'm running Delphi 7 with Advantage as the backend. I'm having problems running our software on Citrix servers, most notably printing. This occurs in the system selecting the right printer and in the formatting of the report. We use Rbuilder version 10 to produce our reports and they...

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  • Looking for suggestions on VMware specifications

    Our company is just starting up and we haven't fully invested yet in HW resources to prepare our development and testing environment. One suggestion that came up was to buy a high-end server , install VMware ESX and deploy multiple virtual machines (For database, TFS, etc.). However, we're not sure...

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  • Deciding between XenServer vs. VMware Infrastructure

    One of my friend's companies is preparing a virtualization project is looking to use either XenServer 5 or VMware Infrastructure 3. He's still not sure of which product to use. He has a few questions about it:Are there any significant performance differences?Does either one have any major security...

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  • Remote processing on Azure Virtual Machines

    I have long-running apps (simple console apps/Windows services) on multiple Azure Virtual Machines. Occasionally, I will do a code refresh and need to stop these processes, update the code/binaries, and then restart these processes. Generally, I use PSTools (psexec) to do this remotely.  I’m...

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  • I’m trying to deploy an Outlook addin to Citrix XenApp

    I recently added an Outlook addin (it only has a menu with one menu item on it). It's working properly on my Windows desktop installation but I can't figure out how to do it on a Citrix XenApp environment. I can install it but when Outlook is running, it goes into the "Inactive Application Addins"...

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  • How do I run GUI tests in remote ESXi Virtual Machine?

    I've been trying to setup automated GUI tests with ESXi VMs using TestComplete. From what I know already, when there's no desktop remote connection to ESXi VM, it's not possible for TestComplete to get screen captures / automate GUI testing.How can I solve this? Do I have to use a third-party...

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  • Is there a reason why we shouldn’t use ESXi?

    One part of our company has 3 identical DL380 G5 servers. One of them is running VMware with one VM on it.We've started the process of migrating them over to be running ESXi. Two of the physical machines will have %99.99 of the time exactly 1 VM (the others will have two).The major advantage we're...

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  • RDP issues via EC2

    I’m using Hyper-V to build a VM on my machine so that I can RDP in. I used the API to export the VHDX to VHD and upload it to AWS. The problem is that I have no security keypair to access the newly created EC2. To solve this, I created a private AMI and re-instantiated a new EC2, setting the...

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  • How to find unused disks in VMware Virtual Infrastructure Remote CLI?

    Is there a way to use a VMware Virtual Infrastructure Remote CLI in conjunction with In VMware ESX/i, to find unused machines/disks? This is a single host that does not share machines or disks with any other host. I looking for a way to isolate and delete a large number of unused files. Can this be...

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  • I’m wondering if it’s possible to share Hyper-V Manager?

    I have a test environment that I already have hosted from my computer. I've configured an external switch so other people can access it.Inside of Hyper-V Manager we can see that we have: "Hyper-V Manager" and under it we have connection to the local machine. We can also add a connection by...

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  • How to protect against virtual machine cloning?

    How can we reduce the risk of customers installing onto a virtual machine and then cloning the virtual machine, bypassing our licensing?

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  • Moving environment to a VM using VMware Fusion

    When I'm at work, I use a Windows XP Pro machine for development and I use a MacBook Pro while I'm at home. I'm considering moving over my development environment to a virtual machine using VMware Fusion (through the Mac). Is it possible to open a VM image (which was created on my Mac) with my...

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  • Saving data from Citrix. Is Roaming the way to go?

    We’re trying to run a program on local machines, terminal servers and Citrix. The goal is to have it generate logs of user specific data. I think the proper protocol is to save the data in AppData (C:Users\AppDataRoaming) using the following path:...

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  • Backing up VHD files on Hyper-V 2008 (non clustered)

    I've talked to some people around my department and they have said you can back up VHD files on Hyper-V 2008 (non clustered) and back them up while the guest is live and running (with PowerShell scripts). Can anyone give me more information on this? What kind of back up? Is it an export? Thanks for...

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  • What does “headless mode” mean?

    I've been hearing a lot how VMWare Fusion can run virtual operating systems in "headless mode".While this seems to be a feature for many virtualized OS what does it actually mean?  What is the system doing in this mode?

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  • Trying to connect two Hyper-V VMs through serial port

    I'm trying to connect two different Hyper-V VMs through a serial port. Since Hyper-V exposes the port as a "named pipe" to the host system / implements the sever end of the pipe, I need a named-pipe client to connect to both VMs.When I tried to write an application, all the data was lost. What...

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  • Should we use Hyper-V snapshot for backup on SQL Server 2008

    So we have SQL Server 2008 in Hyper-V as a supported configuration. It's been performing well since we're using fixed or pass-through disks (which has increased our processor/memory settings). My big question is can we use snapshots as a reliable backup mechanism? Should we use the tried and...

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  • Framework to run virtual projects

    How to deliver/create framework to run virtual projects?

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  • How can we set up a QA environment for Citrix environment?

    We currently have a Windows Forms / .NET 2.0 application being delivered via ClickOnce and it's driven by web services that our customer likes to into a Citrix environment. Once in a while, our customer elects to allow the application to be deployed locally to user machines and bypass the Citrix...

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  • How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization?

    How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization now? In the future? Is it departmental or enterprise wide? This question is sponsored by Microsoft.

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