WASP MobileAsset SQL error: 26 – Error Locating Server/Instance Specified

When installing the WASP MobileAsset client you may get SQL error 26, error locating server/instance.  If you are not using MobileAsset but get this error with another application that uses SQL database, the problem may have the same simple solution.  As the linked article explains, this specific error has to do with trying to connect … Continue reading WASP MobileAsset SQL error: 26 – Error Locating Server/Instance Specified

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Xenapp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 2

This is a follow-up to Xenapp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 1. In the scenario explained in Part 1, we already have a functioning XenApp 5.0 Farm and are moving to XenApp 7.6.  The XenApp 5.0 Farm already has a License Server.  The old License Server in the Farm will not be … Continue reading Xenapp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 2

XenApp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 1

As far as I know, a simple XenApp 5.0 to XenApp 7.6 upgrade/ migration is not possible; it requires starting a new farm/ site from scratch (the words farm and site will be used interchangeably as they refer to the same general concept). It might be possible to upgrade to XenApp 7.6 from a newer … Continue reading XenApp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 1

SSL Certificate Error – Security Errors on Patient Portal

The following is an update to SSL Certificate Error - Security Errors on Patient Portal Previously users were receiving SSL Certificate Errors when attempting to access a site that was trusted.  The SSL Certificate Error reads as follows: Your connection is not private.  Attackers might be trying to steal your information from anysite.com (for example, … Continue reading SSL Certificate Error – Security Errors on Patient Portal

Windows 8 BitLocker Pre Boot Authentication

Healthcare institutions can no longer say they don't have a need for drive encryption.  Federal laws will only get tougher as the years go by and we are having to encrypt everything ePHI.  Now that many of us are on Windows 8 we have a "free" encryption option that is built in, Bitlocker. With Bitlocker … Continue reading Windows 8 BitLocker Pre Boot Authentication

XenApp 7.6 Site/ Farm Planning

It is easier, in some ways, to implement Citrix XenApp 7.6 from scratch rather than perform an upgrade or migration.  Lab tests performed required the creation of a new Domain Controller, File Server and Print Server; our XenApp lab implementation also required a Delivery Controller, License Server, StoreFront and Virtual Delivery Agent.  The greater workload … Continue reading XenApp 7.6 Site/ Farm Planning