Export users registry settings from NTUSER.DAT

In users profile folder, you find a hidden file called NTUSER.DAT. This file contains the users registry settings/values and for example it can be useful when you need to get registry settings from a corrupt profile. NTUSER.DAT will be found in the users profile folder (by default: C:\Users\% UserProfile%). To export settings: Start the Registry…



Securing Onedrive – Cleaning up unwanted sharing permissions

OneDrive for Business is great! The administration tools provided is not! If you’re still reading you might agree with me when I say that Sharepoint Online admin center is far from the best experience when administrating anything related to OneDrive. Luckily we have access to everything we might need using the OneDrive REST API, a…



News in Teams for Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure

Microsoft recently announced the official support of running Microsoft Teams on Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). In addition to this, Citrix was announced as the single certified “Partner” for running Microsoft Teams on VDI, as the solution uniquely provides Audio/Video optimizations on (Citrix) Virtual Apps and Desktops. Microsoft and Citrix has lately worked rather closely to…



“Authroization or Customer header is unavailable” while working with Citrix Cloud API

While working with the Citrix Cloud monitor service is amazing, it is also quite unpredictable and we often experience bugs without any notice. The latest one is related to paging, where the nextLink is presented as http instead of https, which breaks recursive searches. Now this is not the hardest one to fix, but the…



Don’t get phished this holiday season

Holiday season is coming closer and I would like to take this opportunity to discuss phishing since the amount of phishing attacks increases a lot during holiday season. According to Zscaler the amount of phishing attacks increased with 400% from October to November this year as Black Friday and Cyber Monday came closer. Phishing, which…



Printers disappeared in Devices and Printers

I recently troubleshooted an weird issue related to “Devices and Printers” in an Citrix environment, I was really confused on why this suddenly started showing, and I do not yet know the reason behind it. But fortunately I found a solution, or workaround, call it whatever you want. Se in the problem section to see…



Unable to share control in Microsoft Teams

I encountered an issue with Teams recently that had me quite puzzled. When sharing my screen, either directly with another person or through meetings in Teams I could not give permissions to share control, it was grayed out like the image below: I first thought this was because the users I shared my screen with…



Issues using Microsoft DirectAccess with Citrix Cloud

When migrating a Customer to Citrix Cloud I encountered a specific issue I had problem with finding the correct answer to when searching the internet. It’s an problem we solved long ago but when we migrated to Citrix Cloud we realized we could not solve it like before. Take a look in the “Problem” section…



Profilhantering i Windows Virtual Desktop

Hantering av användarprofiler är en viktig del i alla VDI miljöer och detsamma gäller även för Windows Virtual desktop (WVD). Med WVD så går Microsoft ifrån sin User Profile Disks (UPD) lösning som användes i RDS. Det rekommenderade sättet att hantera profiler för WVD är nu att använda sig av FSLogix, som Microsoft köpte upp…



Manage Kubernetes with Azure ARC

During Ignite there was some big news, one of them was Azure ARC. A couple of years ago Azure started to deliver Azure stack, further on Azure also provided DevOps which could be used within any environment and cloud. With Azure Arc Microsoft can also enable customers to move from only hybrid cloud solutions to…