PowerShell Script–Set App-V 4.6 Cache Size

Background: As part of our migration process from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012 R2 we also adjust the App-V Cache Size that is currently set to 6GB to 11GB because the ConfigMgr Agent Cache is set to 10GB, this by following the best practice described in Microsoft’s whitepaper Virtual Application Management with Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5/4.6 and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 where it says. “The App-V Client cache free disk space Read More …

Enable Windows Remote Management through Group Policy

In today’s post I am going to show you how to enable Windows Remote Management through Group Policy.If you haven’t heard of Windows Remote Management yet I recommend you read the articles I have referenced below. When enabled and configured Windows Remote Management provides an easy way for IT Administrators to remotely access and manage Windows Clients and Servers. If you have used the Microsoft Sysinternals PSTools suite, you’re going to like this one as Read More …

ToolTip: Remote Desktop remote configurator (RDRemote)

I’ve found another useful utility called RDRemote. The RDRemote Utility allows to enable the Remote Desktop connections from a remote computer using WMI. RDRemote can be downloaded from here

Using OpenSSH to access your Data @ Home

Today I want to show you one of the many possibilities to access your data remotely that you have stored on your home PC or Server using OpenSSH. Before going into the details let’s have a short look at my setup. The Remote Network is can be at a friends place, in the office or a public hotspot where my notebook has either a public or private network IP address. Within the Home network we Read More …

PSExec launch script

Tired of typing the psexec command with all the command line options? Here’s a short PsExec launch script I wrote today. Using this allows you to just type the remote computer’s computer name or IP address and then launches the command prompt. @echo off Echo SET user= ADD USERNAME HERE SET pwd= ADD PASSWORD HERE :START SET /P Node=Computername or IP Address: IF "%node%"=="" GOTO :START Echo. Echo Starting PSEXEC on %node% Echo. psexec -u Read More …

Live Mesh – A review

It’s been in May this year that i first wrote about Microsoft Live Mesh, later in July I was able to get it installed and since then i have been using it on a regular basis. Not that there is anything new in remote controlling a PC and sharing documents, but it is the simplicity how it is done and how it can be used. Once you have added your clients to live mesh, you Read More …