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Ricoh UPD drivers finally coexist on one server

clock March 19, 2014 16:06 by author Hans Straat
Today I was talking to a ricoh engineer while we were troubleshooting some issues on the ricoh mfp's I manage and he talked about coexisting printerdrivers from version 4.0. I emediatly downloaded and installed V4.2 and YES eureka I got 2 Ricoh drivers on my printserver instead of one.If you choose ... [More]

Logon or Logoff scripts with Applocker enabled

clock January 15, 2014 09:30 by author Hans Straat
While working on the environment I had to implement a simple logoff script (written in vb). Well you all now how it works. Setup a policy configure the script to the logoff section in the policy (User hyve) and link it to the OU you want to have the logoff script working in. Now everytime a pop... [More]

Change bulk the default printsettings on a Ricoh printer

clock January 8, 2014 09:52 by author Hans Straat
I had the challange of changing 150+ ricoh printers to change the default way they print. Standard when you do a printjob to a printer you walk to the printer pick up your print (it's waiting for you at the outputtray). But in a environment with sensitive information you can't simply print and then ... [More]

Rollup Package 03 released for Xenapp 6.5

clock January 2, 2014 09:42 by author Hans Straat
Rollup Package 03 is released for Xenapp 6.5. There are much improvements and fixes again in R03, be sure to roll it out on your test environment before updating your production environment so you know you break something in test instead of production :) Get the update here

VLC Player for Windows 8 and Windows phone 8 almost ready

clock November 29, 2013 10:03 by author Hans Straat
Today I read a nice article ( DUTCH!!) that VLC has overcome the problem with audio and is nearby the release of the VLC player in the Windows Store. This means a great video player for Windows RT , Windows 8 etc. Can't wait to get my hands ... [More]

Printjobs stay in queue 'sent to printer' Windows Server 2008 R2

clock September 23, 2013 10:21 by author Hans Straat
In the printenvironment I manage I had the complaint that from time to time a printer reprinted all the past jobs. After looking into this issue I noticed that the printqueue was building up rapidly to over 300 jobs in the queue all with the message 'sent to printer'. It turned out that the sec... [More]

Get your printers in a csv file and use it for documentation or to convert printserver in Res Workspace Manager

clock September 19, 2013 10:42 by author Hans Straat
Res Workspace Manager, Documentation, Convert [More]

Create multiple printservers in RES Workspace Manager

clock September 13, 2013 11:42 by author Hans Straat
I recently got the chalange to replace the printserver at my job and to create a new printserver environment. So while we are working on getting Res Workspace Manager life in action the next step would be breaking down the current printserver and replace it with 4 printservers each hosting under 400... [More]

ThinkKiosk 4.0 is released

clock September 12, 2013 16:41 by author Hans Straat
Today Andrew Morgan anounced that ThinKiosk 4 is released, what's new is there is a enterprise edition now(payed) the community edition is and will be free of charge. The enterprise edition holds more features and goodies then the free (express?) edition but that sounds normal to me. Read the full s... [More]

Up again after dns registar went away?

clock September 3, 2013 20:14 by author Hans Straat
Might you have noticed that we where not resolvable with DNS lookup for a period of 4 days, the registar where I hosted my DNS is no longer responsive and bloked bij SIDN in the netherlands. Now we run our DNS at a dutch registar. We hope you didn't mis us much :) ... [More]

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Hans Straat founded and is writing his expirience from the field and works in the IT industrie since 90ish.

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