Tag Archives: 2008

SysProcs is RDS equivalent of Citrix LogOffCheckSysModules

Now that I’m no longer running Citrix XenApp, I had to research how to tell the Terminal Server service to ignore a process that was stopping a process being killed when the RemoteApp executable had quit. In XenApp you add … Continue reading

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SBS 2008: Emails not received or bouncing

Small Business Server 2008 contains (amongst other things) Exchange 2007. This means that email handling is done on-premises rather than by an SMTP/IMAP/POP3/Exchange server hosted out on the internet somewhere. This has good points and bad points. The good is … Continue reading

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How to get ClientName within logon script on Server 2008 R2 XenApp 6

You couldĀ get the client name from the %CLIENTNAME% environment variable on a Server 2003 terminal server and get your logon script to do different things depending on its value. Using VBScript you could do oShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings(“%CLIENTNAME%”). Try this on a Server … Continue reading

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Add an Inbound Rule for an executable to Windows Firewall

As of Server 2008 R2 I’m now leaving the firewall switched on for all servers, and adding inbound rules (exceptions) where necessary during application installation. Outbound connections are all allowed by default and I’m not changing this. Note that some … Continue reading

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Which executable is listening on a port

So you know that something is listening on TCP port 1120 on your server, but how to determine what it is? You could look it up, but that list doesn’t include every piece of software, by far. And in any … Continue reading

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