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What is WannaMine Crypocurrency Mining Malware?

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Jeff Wilkinson [fa icon="calendar'] February 6, 2018 [fa icon="tags'] Microsoft Windows, Email Security, Managed Infrastructure & Helpdesk, Data Security, Information Security

Remember the WannaCry ransomware that made us all want to cry? Well bad news, the base vulnerability of it is still lurking out there waiting to take your company’s infrastructure down. Our security team is still finding it on company’s systems today. The base vulnerability is called EternalBlue. (More details on Cisco’s open source security coverage here.)

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Citrix Synergy 2017 Recap, News & Product Updates

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Johnny Ma [fa icon="calendar'] June 16, 2017 [fa icon="tags'] Managed Services, Virtualization, Citrix XenMobile, Citrix, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft, Citrix XenApp, Citrix Storefront, Citrix XenDesktop, Lewan News & PR, Microsoft Windows, Cloud Computing, Microsoft Azure

This year’s annual Citrix Synergy conference took place in sunny Orlando, FL at the end of May. The event never disappoints and once again indicates that it’s going to be an exciting year for Citrix customers!

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Error Fix: Cisco Spark for Windows Installation Roaming Profile Conflict

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by John Certeza [fa icon="calendar'] April 6, 2017 [fa icon="tags'] Cisco, How To Guide, Microsoft Windows, CIsco Spark

Cisco Spark is an incredibly cool new cloud-based solution for meetings, messaging and calling (more details in a forthcoming post!), but as with any technology, we run into the occasional error message...

When installing Cisco Spark on a new system, if you encounter a conflict with your roaming profile that prevents the install, here's the fix.

The error I received was: The older version of Cisco Spark cannot be removed. Contact your technical support group.

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How to Inject Drivers into a Microsoft WDS Windows 10 Image

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Maggie Keanaaina [fa icon="calendar'] February 28, 2017 [fa icon="tags'] How To Guide, Microsoft Windows, Managed Infrastructure & Helpdesk, IT Solutions

This post is for users who start a new PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment) Client to connect to a Microsoft WDS (Windows Deployment Services) server and receive the following error: WdsClient: An Error occurred while obtaining an IP address from the DHCP Server

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How To: Azure Resource Manager VM Level Backup & Restore Without Snapshots

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Phillip Martin [fa icon="calendar'] August 25, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Data Backup & Recovery, Microsoft, How To Guide, Microsoft Windows, PowerShell, Microsoft Azure

One basic task I found very underwhelming in the Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM) portal was the backup. If you're thinking about taking a snapshot of a server as a precaution before you make any updates—sorry—snapshots don’t exist. You'll have to replace snapshots with backup and restore. I’ll break this down into the three parts: Backup, Recover, and Restore.

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Citrix Synergy 2016 Recap, News and Product Updates

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Johnny Ma [fa icon="calendar'] June 15, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Managed Services, Virtualization, VMware, Citrix XenMobile, Citrix, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Citrix XenApp, Citrix Storefront, Citrix XenDesktop, Lewan News & PR, Microsoft Windows, Cloud Computing

This year Citrix Synergy was hosted in Las Vegas, May 24-26, at the Venetian conference center. Myself and another engineer from Lewan attended and came back with our heads full of announcements, product updates and a look at what’s coming next. It’s going to be an exciting year for Citrix customers!

For those of you who couldn’t make it, or are still trying to digest all of the exciting and innovative announcements you heard while you were there, here is a recap.

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Microsoft Windows Server Fix for Get-DfsrFileHash Error 0x00000005

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by John Certeza [fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, PowerShell

Microsoft Windows Server recommends that you Validate Preseeded Files for DFS Replication during setup of Distributed File System (DFS) Replication. But when you validate file hashes on either your source or destination server you may get the following error:

Get-DfsrFileHash : Could not calculate the file hash. Error code 0x00000005

There isn't much information on error 0x00000005, however there is a simple fix I've found.

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12 Ways App & Desktop Virtualization Is Transforming IT (Infographic)

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Allie Perry [fa icon="calendar'] March 22, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Virtualization, Citrix, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft Windows, Data Security, infographic

"More than 35 million Americans in the workforce did some or all of their work at home in 2014."
"Mobile workers will account for nearly three quarters (72%) of the total U.S. workforce by 2020."

What does this all mean? Forward-thinking businesses of every size are turning to application delivery and desktop virtualization to reduce IT costs, provide greater mobility and productivity for employees, and to improve data security and compliance.

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Lewan Achieves Citrix Specialist in Virtualization Designation

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Lewan Solutions [fa icon="calendar'] December 29, 2015 [fa icon="tags'] Citrix, Lewan Awards & Certifications, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft Windows

Lewan Technology is proud to announce achievement of the Citrix Specialist in Virtualization distinction. Becoming a Virtualization Specialist requires a proven track record of delivering and managing Windows apps and workloads via Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. This achievement furthers Lewan's commitment to in-depth Citrix technical expertise.

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How to fix Microsoft Hyper-V Error: "The Session was disconnected."

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by John Certeza [fa icon="calendar'] October 5, 2015 [fa icon="tags'] Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows

With my recent switch to Microsoft Hyper-V for virtualizing my work desktop (Windows 10 guest on Windows 10 host), I've come across the following error when resuming my virtual machine and attempting to login:

"The session was disconnected.  If you want to continue, try to connect again.  If the problem persists, contact your system administrator. 

Would you like to reconnect?"

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