Just today, I was working on a ProfileUnity 6.7 to 6.8 upgrade so as to use AWS S3 for FlexApp packages. Updating the ProfileUnity Management and FlexApp Packaging consoles was pretty easy and straightforward, but I wasn't exactly sure how to update the ProfileUnity client on deployed AWS WorkSpaces. Originally, the client was deployed to … Continue reading Updating the ProfileUnity Client for Cloud-based Desktops
Recently, I performed an upgrade from N2WS Cloud Protection Manager 2.3 to 2.4. Though I didn't have any issues during the upgrade AND my backups continued to be successful afterward, I received an error when trying to perform an AWS permissions check though the N2WS GUI, specifically, my N2WS instance did not appear to have … Continue reading “Errno13 Permission Denied” After Upgrading N2WS to Version 2.4
Hey everybody! Just a quick note to invite you to an AWS re:Invent 2018 recap webinar I'll be doing with representatives from Veeam/N2WS and St. John's University on Thursday, December 20th.
Though it's not officially over at the time of my writing, AWS re:Invent 2018 has ended for me. As you might expect, it's been a pretty hectic week filled with keynotes, sessions, chalk talks, expo floor excursions, hunting for the Ms. PacMan arcade game, rarely finding a chair to sit on in the certification lounge, … Continue reading AWS re:Invent – The Ultimate Team Building Experience?
If you're a regular reader of VirtualBonzo, you know that my co-blogger Adam Fisher (or maybe it would be more accurate to say I'm his co-blogger since he started the site) is a superstar! A tremendous blogger, a recently promoted Solutions Architect, a Tech Field Day Delegate, a drummer, and generally speaking, an all-around good … Continue reading 10 Cool Things you can do with Cloud Protection Manager from N2WS
At this point in the AWS WorkSpaces series, I have created my own image bundle, deployed and tested AD-joined WorkSpaces, and have setup Liquidware ProfileUnity to save user settings. Now, I want to add applications to my WorkSpace BUT without actually installing them onto my WorkSpace. How can one add an application to a machine … Continue reading AWS WorkSpaces – Deploying Applications using Liquidware FlexApp
Years ago, when I started working with Citrix MetaFrame 1.8, I don't recall ANY conversations centered around user profile/settings management. Through the haze of memory, it seems like the biggest factor affecting end-user satisfaction was ensuring the appropriate mailbox was accessed when Outlook was launched from the MetaFrame server. Then as things progressed toward shared … Continue reading AWS WorkSpaces – Integrating Liquidware ProfileUnity
As a continuation of the AWS WorkSpaces series, I'll detail the steps to deploy a WorkSpace into an Active Directory domain using a customized WorkSpace bundle in this post. Creating a WorkSpace Using an AD Connector Within the AWS console, click WorkSpaces under the Desktop & App Streaming heading. On the WorkSpaces page, click WorkSpaces … Continue reading AWS WorkSpaces – Creating a WorkSpace Using an AD Connector
A standard procedure in any VDI deployment is to create a customized "gold image". A gold image is simply a template machine on which the computing environment (OS, updates, applications, etc.) is customized to meet the needs of an organization, and this image then serves as the foundation from which copies/virtual desktops are built. There … Continue reading AWS WorkSpaces – Building a Customized Image Bundle
In order to join an AWS WorkSpace to and then login using existing "on-prem" Active Directory domain credentials, a WorkSpace directory using an AD Connector must be created. Amazon WorkSpaces uses a directory to store and manage information for your WorkSpaces and users. AD Connector Prerequisites Before jumping directly into creating the AD Connector, be … Continue reading AWS WorkSpaces – Creating an AD Connector