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  • Synology DDNS with custom domains

    The Synology DSM gives administrators the ability to utilize Dynamic DNS (DDNS) services to access your devices with vanity/custom domains. However, the list of compatible Service Providers is fairly limited. Luckily, we can do a little DNS trickery (CNAME record) to get around the issue for any domain. Start by opening Control Panel in DSM, […]

  • Horizon View Administrator Load Balancing

    After setting up load balanced Horizon 7 Connection servers, I was immediately stonewalled at the View Administrator login screen (https://connection-server/admin). Nothing but a blank modal window with the date and time – zero error details. Thinking it was possibly a quirk with the Flash interface, I tried the new Horizon 7 HTML5 console (https://connection-server/newadmin). To […]

  • Citrix “Cannot start app. Please contact your help desk.”

    After standing up a new Citrix site from scratch, we found Citrix Receiver/Workspace apps configured on client workstations configured with SSO couldn’t launch applications. After a few hours of checking event logs and enabling every Receiver/Workspace logging feature, I only found very generic errors. The most “relevant” error found in the Receiver/Workspace app log was: […]

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