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Willem-Jan Vroom

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Improved script to migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

Last updated: 25th November, 2018, 10:25 PM In my article, I wrote about a script to perform a user migration. In the meantime, that script has been improved to perform a more efficient and errorless migration. The following improvements have been implemented:

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Migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

Last updated: 25th November, 2018, 3:07 PM For a migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 it is needed to do the following with the users’ account: Move it to a different OU Add it to a new VDI group Add it to the new application groups Remove it from the previous application groups Clear …

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Inventory the directory access rights on file servers

Last updated: 12th September, 2018, 7:56 PM During the migration, it was needed to inventory the directory access on several file servers. So we could easily monitor the access rights on several directories on the file servers. Some applications are started from a UNC path. So we could add the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ group …

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Modify the users’ profile path in Active Directory

Profile path in AD.

Last updated: 10th August, 2018, 10:12 PM The customer I am working for asked me to write a script that removes the profile path from the users’ profile in Active Directory. One of the requirements was to do it on a batch-by-batch basis. Thus not a big bang. I decided to write a PowerShell script …

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Unable to create an App-V 5.0 package from an Office 365 installation source

Last updated: 24th June, 2018, 2:54 PM While creating an App-V 5.0 package from an Office 365 installation source, you might see this error: The ‘flattener.log’ gives the following information: Flattener.exe : ERROR : | 6/2/2018 1:29:18 PM | P:444 | T:1 | Packaging FAILED: The group or resource is not in the correct state …

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AppV 5.0 Exclusion File

Last updated: 10th May, 2018, 12:45 PM If you have to exclude the same entries every time, you can put them in a template. This is the template I use all the time.

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Cannot edit the object which is in use as SCCM blocks an application

Last updated: 11th January, 2018, 10:57 PM You might have had this earlier: editing an application in SCCM 2012, the SCCM console crashes. And when you want to continue, you get the error: The following objects are not available and wil not be edited. In this article, I will describe 2 solutions.

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Current list of App-V 5.x file versions

Last updated: 9th January, 2018, 12:16 PM An overview of the AppV 5.x versions and its release date. Title Build version KB article Release date App-V 5.1 September 2016 servicing release 5.1.115.0 3168628 09/22/16 App-V 5.1 HF05 5.1.108.0 3172672 07/13/16 App-V 5.1 June 2016 servicing release 5.1.106.0 3155806 06/20/2016 App-V 5.1 HF03 5.1.104.0 3144445 04/20/2016 …

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Oracle Java, ruleset.xml and signing deploymentruleset.jar

Last updated: 30th October, 2017, 8:12 AM Since Java 7 Update 51 Oracle has tighten the Java security. From now on only predefined sites are allowed to run, otherwise users will get all kind of warnings. Fortunately the most warnings can be suppressed. In this article I will describe what admins can do.

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Check if there is a working internet connection when a firewall blocks ping requests

Last updated: 22nd October, 2017, 1:32 PM Sometimes you need to check if there is a working internet connection. You can use the pingcommand for that. But this command does not work if ICMP echo request have disabled on the firewall. If this is the case we have to check the status of a website. …

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