[THIN] Re: Published applications in a mixed OS environment

Hi,

Kixstart is brilliant but seeing as Citrix use ctxhide to hide usrlogon.cmd
so there's no reason that couldn't be used to hide any other batch file.

regards,

Rick

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Ulrich Mack
Quest Software
Provision Networks Division
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 4:08 AM, TSguy92 Lan <tsguy92@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> My work around for launching CMD files / custom scripts for starting
> published apps is to use Kix as the app execution script engine.
>
> www.kixtart.org
>
> Very robust scripting language that you can generally port DOS commands
> directly into.
>
> So, the Pub App calls a CMD / BAT file which then calls to the KIX script.
> Just in case you can also flag the console to hide within Kix.
>
> Since you already have the logic worked out for the Batch script. You could
> probably do the following:
>
> CMD / BAT script =
>
> @echo off
>
> IF /I "%PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE%"=="AMD64" (
>
> kix32.exe C:\scripts\64bitexcel.kix
>
> ) ELSE (
> kix32.exe C:\scripts\32bitexcel.kix
>
> )
>
> Exit /B 0
>
> Kix script1 = "64bitexcel.kix"
>
> SETCONSOLE="HIDE"
> RUN "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office12\EXCEL.EXE"
>
> Kix script2 = "32bitexcel.kix"
>
> SETCONSOLE="HIDE"
> RUN "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office12\EXCEL.EXE"
>
>
> All that's needed for this, would be the Kix32.exe under
> C:\windows\system32 on any of the TS servers which might execute it.
>
> It would be cleaner to convert the processor identity logic into the Kix
> script, so that you only need 2 scripts per app (CMD just calls to a single
> Kix script, which checks proc types, then runs correct app), but the above
> should at least get you going for testing this out.
>
> HTH
>
> Lan
>
>
>
>

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