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Designing IT solutions for 20 years.

PowerShell Commands to Install Hyper-V

Install Hyper-V using Windows PowerShell install-windowsfeature –name hyper-v -includemanagementtools –restart Install Hyper-V using DISM.exe, run the following command from an elevated command prompt: dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:microsoft-hyper-v     Install the management tools with Windows PowerShell, you use the Install-Windows-Feature cmdlet, as follows: install-windowsfeature -name rsat-hyper-v-tools Install just the Hyper-V Manager or just the Hyper-V PowerShell…

Netscaler traffic management

NetScaler Traffic Management Features

Here are the traffic management features of the Citrix NetScaler: Cache Redirection NetScaler Traffic Managaement analyzes incoming requests and forwards the requests for already cached data to cache servers. Dynamic HTTP requests and non-cacheable requests are forwarded to the origin servers. Content Switching Analyzes client requests and redirects the requests to specific servers on the…

Splunk Antivirus Exemptions

Splunk Antivirus Exemptions There are 2 main parts of your Splunk environment that will need exemptions from Antivirus software: the hosts that run Splunk and the hosts that run Universal Forwarder. The file locations are different for Windows and Linux. The file paths assume you have installed Splunk to the default location. If your environment…

Splunk PVS Boot Time In Seconds

Citrix PVS Boot Time Splunk Query

Ever wonder how to get the boot time that Citrix XenDesktop PVS puts in the Windows Application Event Log in a format that you can calculate in Splunk? I have my Windows Event Logs dumped into index=wineventlog with a sourcetype=WinEventLog:Application. When looking for the PVS bootime you need search for SourceName=StreamProcess. That will give you…

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