Are Nomad upgrades always easy?

Are Nomad upgrades always easy?

That’s a simple question, but as with practically everything in the world of computer management, “it depends” is the right answer. As the product manager for Nomad I would love to guarantee they always are, but there are the occasional exceptions so I’d rather advise you to do a [...]

HttpClient performance

HttpClient performance

I was able to dramatically improve the performance of HttpClient by removing one line of code. Take the below snippet; var httpClientHandler = new HttpClientHandler() { UseDefaultCredentials = true, PreAuthenticate = false, ClientCertificateOptions = ClientCertificateOption.Automatic [...]

Thinking about Requirements

Thinking about Requirements

Poor or ambiguous requirements are often blamed as a key factor in software development. However writing any requirements is difficult, let alone good ones. What can we do to reduce this particular risk to our projects? If you have to create requirements and are unsure of what makes a good Engineering [...]

Now there’s much more to PC Power Management

Now there’s much more to PC Power Management

No doubt, 1E’s NightWatchman is second-to-none when it comes to PC Power Management. It’s been more than 12 years and there’s not even a single competitor who has come close to beating NightWatchman in terms of power saving. But there’s lot more to what NightWatchman can bring to its [...]

There’s no need for aggression

There’s no need for aggression

On July 7, news hit the wire that Attachmate are allegedly suing Mobistar to the tune of $6.12m for the illegal use of their ReflectionX product. It’s not surprising when Attachmate is regarded by many as one of the more aggressive software vendors when it comes to software auditing. [...]

1E Nomad and IIS Request Filtering

A ConfigMgr client uses HTTP or HTTPS to get content from a distribution point (DP) when running a deployment that requires content. IIS has a built in function called IIS Request Filtering which blocks certain file extensions, folders and file names. Some examples include: <filename>.resx (file extensions) Visual C++ (double escaping) \bin folder [...]