Direct Access with Citrix Netscaler and Storefront

Yesterday customer had a problem with Direct Access and Citrix. The situation was ... Direct Access worked just fine, but applications published thru XenApp didn't open. The problem was that Citrix XenApp didn't send Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) response to the Direct Access clients. When that was…continue reading →

DHCP migration from 2003 to 2012 r2

When you migrate from Server 2003 with export, you will see a Red X in address leases section. You should do the migration as follows: Open command prompt in Server 2003 and type:  netsh dhcp server export C:dhcp.txt all Open Dhcp console in the new Server.   Open Administrative command…continue reading →

Lync edge and broken replication with CMS.

Hi all, Yesterday a customer had a problem with Edge replication from Central Management Store (CMS) So installed Lync Logging Tools from And then started OCSLogger.exe on Frontend to see what was wrong. And started initated replication with invoke-csmanagementreplication from Frontend. And it ran for couple of minutes.…continue reading →

Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Direct Access and Windows 7 / 8

Direct Access is an excellent vpn-solution from Microsoft. With Server 2012 R2 it got even better. There is alot of pages telling how to install it right, but in real life you have to combine some of them. So here goes :-) Installing Direct Access Server with two nics.…continue reading →