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Thin Clients, VDI and Linux integration from the front lines.... Raw and sometimes unedited notes based on my experiences with VMware, Thin Clients, Linux etc.

So what does it do?.......
And where can you get it?
Project Medevac 1.0
Project Medevac 1.0 in PPT


The MedEvac tool is utilized to run checks against a Presentation Server farm to verify environment health.

Health Check Overview

This tool can be used to check the following components of a Presentation Server Farm:

1. Verify XML Service health:

a. Verifies that the XML Service is able to respond to an XML, Web Interface, Program Neighborhood Agent or Program Neighborhood Client request.
b. Verifies that the XML brokers are able to contact the Data Collector.

2. Verify Data Collector health:

a. Verifies Data Collector is able to provide a least loaded server for the specified application.
b. Verifies IMA Service on the Data Collector is functioning properly.
c. Verifies the IMA Service can read the Data Collector's LHC.
d. Verifies that the IMA Service can read its Dynamic Store data.
e. Verifies at least one server in the farm has this application published.

3. Verify least loaded server health:

a. Verifies Term Service on least loaded server.
b. Verifies RPC Service on least loaded server.

Boy this would have been real useful last week.....   ;-))

PS: I haven't tried this yet, so please let me know if you have any issues and I'll pass on the info the the Product Readiness Team in Dublin

Posted on Monday, December 5, 2005 9:58 AM Citrix , IT Management , Real Cool Stuff , Microsoft Tips , Security | Back to top

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