Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI)

Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) Source: Wikipedia Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) is an API used by Microsoft Windows systems to perform a variety of security-related operations such as authentication. SSPI functions as a common interface to several Security Support Providers (SSPs):A Security Support Provider is adynamic-link library (DLL) that […]

Active Directory object naming

Active Directory object naming Source: Technet   Active Directory is an LDAP-compliant directory service, which means that all access to directory objects occurs through LDAP. LDAP requires that names of directory objects be formed according to RFC 1779 and RFC 2247, which define the standard for object names in an […]

Citrix Supportability Pack

Citrix Supportability Pack Description The Supportability Pack is a collection of popular tools written by Citrix engineers to help diagnose and troubleshoot XenDesktop/XenApp products. The tools are cataloged by features and components to make it easier to find and use. Early versions of the Pack serves as a launch pad […]

Citrix troubleshooting tools: Top 10

Tools are used for: 1) Data Collection / Tracing 2) Upload data to support team in an industry standard format (Citrix Insight Services – CIS) 3) Data analysis and review Check https://cis.citrix.com for more details.   Top 10 tools are: 1. MedEvac (for XenApp farm health check) 2. Citrix Diagnostics […]

SQL Server PowerShell Overview

More details at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc281954%28v=sql.105%29.aspx SQL Server 2008 introduces support for Windows PowerShell. Windows PowerShell is a powerful scripting shell that lets administrators and developers automate server administration and application deployment. The Windows PowerShell language supports more complex logic than Transact-SQL scripts, giving SQL Server administrators the ability to build robust […]