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luke.geek.nz


An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Remote assist Xenapp users

    Due to inconsistencies in Microsoft’s remote assistance and dual monitor technologies – there is an incompatibility between Server 2008 R2 and some Windows client operating systems – not allowing you to use Citrix tools to shadow and control XenApp sessions – follow the quick guide below to remote assist Xenapp users.   A way around this is to – publish Remote Assistance for Helpdesk and System administrator access.   Table of Contents 1 Configure Remote...…


  2. Optimal Taleo Settings

    Taleo is used for many organisations as its tool for managing job applications. These settings are Internet Explorer recommended settings for displaying Taleo with no problems. Table of Contents 1 Magnification 2 Configuring Cookie Policy for Internet Explorer 3 Enabling JavaScript 4 Troubleshooting JavaScript 5 Setting Browser to Cache Web Files 6 Optimizing Cache Settings 7 Configuring the Printer Magnification The magnification level of your Internet browser must be set to 100%. Using a setting...…


  3. Automatically accept Meeting Requests in Outlook

    Have more emails in your inbox than you can read? Sometimes those all important Meeting requests can be missed – still waiting to be accepted or declined. Outlook includes Resource Scheduling options to automatically accept meeting requests in Outlook or to wait for the request to be accepted or declined manually. Open Outlook Click File Click Options Click Calendar Scroll down to the bottom and select: Resource Scheduling Tick automatically accept meeting requests and remove...…


  4. Adjusting java security settings

    Adjusting Java Security settings can be used to fix a variety of problems – especially around certification validation and problems with java security updates. However although not recommended for security reasons it can be used as a “quick fix” or “work around” until a permanent solution can be found and also just takes a few clicks of the mouse to change. Click Start Click Control Panel Click on the View by: option – top right...…


  5. Accessing the Ricoh printer maintenance shell

    Most Ricoh network capable printers include a Telnet server that is used by Ricoh for maintenance of their printers allowing you to access the Ricoh Printer maintenance shell. Using telnet or in my guide – I am using the third party tool pUTTY (as in my domain environment – telnet hasn’t been installed on most workstations) you can access the Maintenance Shell. Download and run PuTTY. Open PuTTY and choose Telnet under Connection Type. Type...…