Today we were troubleshooting a strange behavior in a customer environment. When connecting to several target machines the Remote Desktop Client hung for about 30 seconds at “Securing remote connection”. The issue seemed to be RDP Version related, as connections to Windows XP/2003 machines were established fast – while Vista/2008 or higher showed the issue. Read more →
One thing that is really missing in XenCenter is the possibility to create local storage repositories. So if you missed to create one during installation, or just want to add more local hdd capacity you have to use the commandline. Come one Citrix – this sucks! – we should have a GUI for this in a Enterprise Product, right?!
Small and short article for today: how to setup and configure Splunk Forwarder for Debian Linux. This is also valid for all Debian derivates like Ubuntu etc. In the Splunk universe the Forwarder is installed on your machine, collects data and events generated by your OSs and forward it to your Splunk Indexer. Read more →
With ESXTOP or the vCenter performance tab of a VM you can monitor the co-stop metric to check for vSMP performance problems. Read more →