Posted By Dane Christensen

ControlUp Script Actions
for VMware Horizon

February 13, 2020

Editor’s Note: Guy Leech, a Citrix CTP and former VMware vExpert, has 25 years’ of Citrix experience, especially troubleshooting Citrix environments, plus years as a developer writing functional and efficient Powershell scripts. He has published over 50 ControlUp Community Scripts that can be leveraged manually, used based on guidance from our Virtual Expert, or automated […]
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Script of the Month – February 2019
Posted By Trentent Tye
February 06, 2020
Welcome to a new regular feature on the ControlUp blog. Every month, we’ll feature an interview with a member of the ControlUp community that submitted a script which was subsequently published in our Script Library. This month we’re featuring Tim Riegler, Systems Engineering Manager at Cherry Health. Many thanks to Tim for his script and […]
Your Data is Safe with ControlUp
Posted By Amit Spitzer
February 05, 2020
The Challenges of Data Hypergrowth Back in the day, if a vendor had installed a firewall, his customers felt secure. Things were simpler then. But, over time, as organizations collected and maintained more and more consumer data, including personal and financial data, that data became a highly tempting target for hackers and fraudsters. Additionally, companies […]
ControlUp 8.1 Raises the Bar
Posted By Dane Christensen
January 28, 2020
ControlUp 8.1, our major new release, is now available, and it’s powerful! ControlUp 8.1 introduces two new and significant capabilities: native integration with VMware Horizon and enhanced scalability. With this release, ControlUp enables EUC admins to seamlessly manage Horizon environments and control enterprise-scale implementations from the ControlUp console. Real-Time Monitor Cluster ControlUp 8.1 introduces the […]
ControlUp + IGEL = ❤️
Posted By Trentent Tye
January 22, 2020
Have you ever done a jigsaw puzzle and found that you’re missing just one piece? It’s just one piece, but it’s a gaping hole right in the middle of the picture you’ve been working to complete. That missing piece ruins the puzzle and makes it feel like all your effort was for naught. What you […]
Script Action: NetScaler/Citrix ADC
Posted By Esther Barthel
January 06, 2020
NOTE: This post comes from Esther Barthel, MSc, solutions architect, owner of cognition IT, and a consultant to ControlUp. On December 17, 2019, Citrix released a security bulletin detailing a vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC), formerly known as NetScaler ADC, and Citrix Gateway, formerly known as NetScaler Gateway, that could lead to arbitrary […]
ControlUp 8.1: Enterprises Rejoice!
Posted By Trentent Tye
January 02, 2020
A major new feature with ControlUp 8.1 is scalability of the real-time monitor for up to 100,000 machines! The Challenges of Scaling in Real-time ControlUp is a unique product in that it collects information in a 3-second cadence. I’m going to take a step back and talk about the challenges of collecting information at this […]
ControlUp 8.1 Preview: Advanced Horizon Capabilities
Posted By Dane Christensen
December 13, 2019
ControlUp 8.1’s native integration with VMware Horizon provides Horizon admins with a long list of new capabilities. Last week ControlUp technical evangelists Trentent Tye and Tom Fenton covered those capabilities in a VMUG Virtual event. That session was recorded and VMUG has kindly allowed us to share that recording on our blog. This session covers […]
Read Horizon Historical Data Capture Article in Virtualization Review
Posted By Dane Christensen
December 06, 2019
ControlUp is the subject of another article by Tom Fenton in Virtualization & Cloud Review! This article details a first-time user’s experience acquiring and leveraging VMware Horizon environment historical data captured by ControlUp. The piece starts with a description of how Tom configured ControlUp to capture historical data, then goes on to show what data […]
It’s Time for Automation – Part 3
Posted By Oleg Alter
November 13, 2019
NOTE: This post comes from Oleg Alter, a Senior Product Manager at ControlUp. I was thrilled to learn that since my first It’s Time for Automation blog post, thousands of Automated Actions are in flight in our customers’ environments. Many of those Actions optimize VDI resources and reduce bandwidth by closing unused remote sessions and […]
Read the ControlUp Review in Virtualization and Cloud Review
Posted By Dane Christensen
November 06, 2019
Recently we sent ControlUp Real-Time to Tom Fenton, Contributing Writer at Virtualization & Cloud Review. In response, Tom has written a three-part series detailing ControlUp setup and use in a vSphere environment. The first article covers the installation, configuration and the layout of the ControlUp Monitor Console (CMC). This article also details how the stress […]
It’s Time for Automation – Part 2
Posted By Oleg Alter
October 17, 2019
NOTE: This post comes from Oleg Alter, a Senior Product Manager at ControlUp. In Part 1, I shared with you some really cool scripts written by ControlUp colleagues. I’ve personally tested and verified those scripts, as did others on the team, to make sure that they are rock-solid. Please check them out! If you find […]
New VMware Software-Defined Data Center Solution
Posted By Dane Christensen
October 15, 2019
We are pleased to announce a new product that: Cuts costs and downtime, Maximizes IT control, and, Reduces risk in VMware software-defined data centers. ControlUp Analyzer is deployed as a virtual appliance and allows VMware vSphere™, vSAN™, Horizon, and NSX™ administrators to remove configuration and security risks and provide end-users with a great experience. Analyzer […]
It’s Time for Automation – Part 1
Posted By Oleg Alter
October 08, 2019
NOTE: This post comes from Oleg Alter, a Senior Product Manager at ControlUp. At ControlUp we take IT automation very seriously. The biggest challenge with IT automation is that every environment is unique, complex and ever-changing. Out-of-the-box automation is helpful, but usually covers 70-80% of use cases and often requires expertise to fit the automation […]