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Oct 23 2017

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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Oct 22 2017

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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Oct 22 2017

How to save money on Oracle Java Client Licenses

Last updated: 22nd October, 2017, 1:39 PM Oracle has multiple software for Java Clients. You can use the Enterprise version (JEE), but also the Runtime Engine (JRE). There is one big difference: you have to pay for the commercial use of the JEE. But I will give a work around that will save you money!

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May 04 2016

Installing OneDrive NextGen Synchronisation Client

Unable to sync files with OneDrive for Business.

Last updated: 4th May, 2016, 6:23 PM The OneDrive for Business client can give some difficulties, like unable to synchronize:

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Aug 02 2014

Oracle Java, ruleset.xml and signing deploymentruleset.jar

And the policy is also applied on the client.

Last updated: 23rd October, 2017, 5:46 PM This article has been replaced by a newer version. You can find it Oracle Java, ruleset.xml and signing deploymentruleset.jar.

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Jul 12 2014

User Environment Variables in App-V 5.0 with SP1, SP2 and SP2 Hotfix 4

The environment variables are shown correctly,

Last updated: 12th July, 2014, 4:26 PM Dan Gough wrote an excellent article named: User Environment Variables in App-V 5 Scripts. To summarize: it is about the fact that environment variables are not shown correctly in AppV 5.0. However: the question is: is this still the case? Time to investigate!

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May 15 2014

Check if a MSI has already been installed

Last updated: 16th May, 2014, 11:22 AM Sometimes it is easy to know if a MSI has already been installed. For example: use the same script to deploy both a MSI and the patches. If the MSI has already been installed, then install only the patches. Making an ‘adminstrative installation point’ and apply the patch …

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Jul 11 2013

Installing all Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime modules

Last updated: 6th March, 2017, 11:24 PM On my blog post Latest Supported Visual C++ Downloads you a link to the Microsoft site Latest Supported Visual C++ Downloads. Once downloaded, how to install all these updates?

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Mar 25 2013

Same homepage for Firefox as for Internet Explorer

Last updated: 28th July, 2014, 10:50 AM Sometimes each country has a different homepage. In Internet Explorer you can set each homepage via the policy. Also that can be done for Firefox in combination with GPO For Firefox. But it also generates extra administrative load as the same setting should be maintained at 2 places.

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Mar 22 2013

Installing Samsung Kies in multiple languages

Folder structure for the language files used by Samsung Kies.

Last updated: 2nd May, 2016, 9:29 PM Samsung Kies is used to administer a Samsung Galaxy mobile device. You can backup data, restore data, update your device etc. The company I am working for has the policy that mail may not be read on the mobile device. Thus the users should get a notification when …

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