Jason Conger has released Web Interface for Resource Manager 2.1. This couldn’t be more timely for me as I’m in the middle of a Presentation Server 4.0 implementation using Oracle 10g to host the data store and Resource Manager databases. Here’s what’s new in this release:
The November 13, World of NAP chat transcript is finally available on the TechNet site. Unfortunately I’m usually asleep when these chats and webcasts are live, so I missed out on taking part, but here are some highlight questions from the chat (edited slightly for readability):
If you implement SafeWord RemoteAccess with the agent software on a machine running Citrix Web Interface and use the Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) to lockdown the operating system, you may run into authentication issues.
In part 1 I discussed how I believe that proving identity should be your most important consideration when deciding to implement the Citrix Access Gateway or Secure Gateway for remote access. In this second part I want to discuss some of the features of both the Access Gateway (CAG) and the Secure Gateway (CSG) and how they compare.
Citrix have updated the Win32 Presentation Server Client Package to version 9.230. Here’s what I can find new or fixed specific to this version:
For an Adobe Reader 9 version of this post, go here. For an Adobe Reader 8.x version of this post, go here.
We recently had client with a requirement to provide Outlook Web Access and Exchange over the Internet/Outlook Anywhere (RPC over HTTPS) access using a single IP address on ISA Server. The problem with making both of these services available on a single IP address is that both utilise HTTPS which by default is TCP 443. RPC over HTTPS with Outlook can’t use an alternate port - if you attempt to specify and alternate port Outlook UI you receive the following error:
I’m a bit slow, it’s about a month old now, but I spotted this article in CRN Australia magazine about how HP and VMware are teaming to bring VDI to the masses. Here’s an intro from the article:
Mitchell Ashley over at The Converging Network, has a podcast with a discussion with Amith Krishnan from Microsoft about NAP:
The good guys over at Swivel have let me post a document that Graham Field (from Swivel) has created for integrating Swivel PINsafe into Access Gateway Advanced Edition 4.5. The document covers everything you’ll need to get PINsafe authentication working with Advanced Access Control, including setting up Turing or Single Channel authentication (use to stop bots not humans). You get a copy of the document in Word format here and the LOGIN.ASCX with the code for setting up the Turing authentication here.