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  • How do you update VDI infrastructure from SHA-1 to SHA-256?

    The certificates have been uploaded to the base image and the connection broker. The middleware can read the certificates on the new card stock, but cannot use them to authenticate to the outside world. Also, the VDI cannot see the certificate when attempting to log in with the new certificate.

    ChuckPhillips5 pointsBadges:
  • USB Scanner support in a VDI environment

    I have a customer in the early plans of moving to a VDI environment. They will be looking at using USB scanners in a number of locations and are concerned with WAN performance. I'm investigating which VDI protocols support USB scanners best, and to see which are capable of WAN optimization. Thank...

    dogbite20115 pointsBadges:
  • I need help to open a VHD file

    Hi! I need help to open a computer back up image on VHD file that its not mouthing to my new computer.

    davidflo45 pointsBadges:
  • Tech Stack Suggestion?

    What is the tech stack you would suggest for our small business? Like what RMM tools and PSA would you suggest? Here is the scenario we have: We have 25 Windows 7 users (20 desktops and 5 laptops) 2 physical Windows 2012 R2 servers (1 DC and 1 RDS) All 5 laptops don't come into the network...

    KatieeBee5 pointsBadges:
  • What happens to the Desktop Support team after move to VDI?

    Currently winding down a VDI POC and senior management has asked what happens to our Desktop Support team if we make the jump. I've been asked to come up with a list of roles I see the Desktop team filling after the transition. I have several thoughts already, but I'd be interested to hear from...

    escadan3965 pointsBadges:
  • Dead VM / Need Files Off Of It

    My Virtual Box VM died yesterday and I have files (QB and text documents) that I need from said dead VM. I have tried rebooting the dead VM and it just makes my computer crash and won't move past the "loading Windows" stage. I have created a new VM in which I would like to try and retrieve my files...

    VirtuallyVerklempt15 pointsBadges:
  • VMware Detected an invalid snapshot configuration

    1. VMware virtual machine tasks & events status reports "Detected an invalid snapshot configuration". In VMware client Summary Tab the VM is flipping back and forth between two ESXi hosts every two to four seconds. 2. VM's snapshot manager is displaying a snapshot in list and disappearing as...

    susaxman10 pointsBadges:
  • Is Linux supporting cloud technology?

    Is Linux server supporting cloud technologies, thin clients, VDIs and DaaS? And all other licensed software like Adobe, Visual Studio can be used in Linux cloud using VDI or DaaS?

    Murthhy15 pointsBadges:
  • Citrix vs VMware VDI price per seat

    I'm new to this forum but am struggling to get an apples to apples comparison of VDI license costs between VMware and Citrix. For example, given a 500 concurrent user requirement what components would I need to include in the annual license costs and is there a way to come up with a relative dollar...

    jangelo425 pointsBadges:
  • How can I be specialized in desktop virtualization

    How can I be specialized in certain area as (desktop virtualization)? Note that I have the following certificates: CCA for Citrix XenServer 5 CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 5 CCA for Citrix XenApp 6

    mwahda4615 pointsBadges:
  • Bloomberg Biometric device is not detecting in VDI

    We have HP thin client T520, thin pro connected with bloomberg KB with bio metric device. The connection protocol is RDP and remote FX is not enabled on the server side. We checked with Nutanix for the server side to enable remote FX and replied back there is no option for this specific device to...

    Vinunt5 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for VDI solution for three different Windows versions

    I'm looking for a VDI solution. We have 5 - 10 PCs, where we want to be able to choose from 3 different Windows versions with apps installed. For instance: Windows 8.1 with Office 2010 Windows 8.1 with Office 2013 Windows 8.1 with Office 2016. We want to be able to choose on each PC a version. If...

    RaymondJansen5 pointsBadges:
  • VM freezing and lost pings when creating a snapshot

    Hello, I'm facing a problem in my environment, specifically in one of my VMs. When I start a creation of a snapshot, this VM starts freezing and lost ping, becoming unavailable until the process finish. Then, when I start to remove this snapshot, again the VM freezes and become unavailable. Does...

    Diony1235 pointsBadges:
  • Calculate number of vCPUs that VMs need

    How can I calculate the number of vCPUs that VMs need?

    elachi5 pointsBadges:
  • Using snapshots as backups in Amazon EBS

    We're currently working on an automated mechanism so our Amazon EBS volumes will be backed up on a daily basis. We know how to create snapshots but the backup but we're concerned about the size of some of them. If we have a ton of data, we'll have a significant increase in the invoice for each...

    ITKE440,575 pointsBadges:
  • Make Solidworks designer more effective with VDI and GPU virtualization

    What is the best way to make my solidworks designers more effective with VDI and GPU virtualization?

    giants245 pointsBadges:
  • What are the major differences between these VDI solutions?

    There are so many choices for VDI. In order to help narrow down, can anyone describe the major differences between these three technologies? VMware Rapid Desktop Appliance (like Nutanix) VSAN Ready Node EVO:RAIL

    Candal0215 pointsBadges:
  • How do I create a VM with Player without a .vmc file?

    I have some VHD files that I have downloaded from Microsoft that I have to run with Player. How do I create a VM with Player without a .VMC file?

    GandalfMCSD5 pointsBadges:
  • Which are better, blades or virtual servers?

    The cost of blades seems higher and the highly proprietary nature of blades seems to make it much less attractive. So is it better to virtualize blades or rack mounted servers? How do they compare in terms of power, HVAC, floorspace, racks and software costs?

  • What’s the best way to backup a server?

    Hello all, I hope that I can get some guidance on this issue. What is the best way to backup a server, at regular intervals, I have a utility called Sanpshot that I use for backups, but unfortunately I have not been able to successfully get it to run on a schedule, I am still trying, because the...

    CGarcia26C1,025 pointsBadges:

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