Wait for a File or Registry Value to exist

Posted: September 26, 2016 18:00 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

When creating a login script, application pre-launch script or even building an AppSense Environment Manager configuration you may need to wait for a file or registry value to be present. Very often a simple one-off check isn’t enough; I’ve seen environment variables get created really late in the login process so checking at the beginning […]

Storing File Versions in Environment Variables or AppSense Environment Manager Session Variables

Posted: September 22, 2016 17:00 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

Another script from me I’m afraid – as you mat have guessed I’m going through the scripts that I currently have stored in my archives and making them available. Anyway, this one is another one that I’ve had use of in the past. The idea was to find the version of a particular file to […]

Active Directory User Attributes as Variables

Posted: September 20, 2016 19:03 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Microsoft, Scripting Comments: 0

On a number of occasions over the years I have found myself needing to gain access to Active Directory attributes; maybe in login scripts or even in AppSense Environment Manager and in later releases Application Manager as well. Whether this be for establishing conditions and therefore providing granular configuration or maybe even to just use […]

Stop a user from navigating away from Citrix StoreFront pages

Posted: June 13, 2014 14:53 by James Simpson Categories: AppSense, Citrix, Scripting Comments: 0

I recently had a conversation with someone around whether or not it was possible to use AppSense Environment Manager stop a user from navigating away from a Citrix StoreFront page. Internet Explorer was the browser in use so that kept the scope quite narrow. First thoughts were to use a Process Stopped trigger. Unfortunately though […]

extFS on Windows

Posted: September 21, 2013 19:35 by James Simpson Categories: Linux Comments: 0

For a long while I had been using ext2fsd for reading my ext file systems on my Windows machine. This was all working well until up(down)graded to Windows 8. From then I could not get the drivers to install properly and read the partitions. I had worked around the problem for a while by keeping a […]