Recently one of our customers migrated from an environment with several print queue’s to a centralized solution using ‘follow me printing’. Over time several users started complaining that their print jobs were not being displayed when the logged on to the printer.Instead other print jobs were visible. The problem was very inconsistent and difficult to reproduce.
In the knowledgebase of Microsoft we found an article what seemed to be our problem:
Unfortunately we were already running Windows 2008 R2, in which the problem should have been solved.
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This morning I was confronted with an email from the service desk because the Wi-Fi BYOD network authentication had been changed. All existing accounts were removed and BYOD users had to apply for a new user account. I created a new user account and tried connecting to the existing WiFi BYOD network. Windows 8 detected my old username/password were not valided and requested the new password. Unfortunattely not only my password, but also my username had been changed.
For some reason it’s not possible to delete the username of WiFI Profile from within the GUI in Windows 8 anymore. Luckily there are several other alternatives to delete or manage an existing WiFi profile. Read More →
In the process of upgrading an old Citrix PVS 5.6 Farm I did a fresh installation of Citrix Provisioning Server 6.1 ( CPVS61016v2) on Windows 2008 R2. First I wanted to add some existing vDisks, which were located on the local PVS store. Unfortunately I was unable to add an existing vDisks, according to the PVS Console no new disk where found.
After I had checked that the vDisk files (.vdk/.pvp) were actually present I decided to validate the path for my store.
The validation tool stated a IPC error. The Citrix KB contains an article which sounded familiar “CTX134158 IPC Error when Validating Paths for Store on Provisioning Services Server”. This problem would have been solved with update CPVS61E003, the only problem was I’m running update CPVS61016v2
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