Lakeside Systrack – excluding applications from being captured

Lakeside systrack gathers a lot of data around application metrics and a ton of other cool stuff. However on occasion you may find yourself wanting to exclude the systrack agent from collecting data. This might be for instance if you are having an issue with a application ¬†and suspect this may be down to the Lakeside Systrack agent hooking into your applications executables. Lakeside Systrack uses a couple of DLL’s for hooking into and collecting metrics for all applications by default. This DLL is LSIHok.32.dll and the 64bit DLL is Lsihok64.dll. You you use process explorer https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/process-explorer and view the DLL’s associated with the processes you will see that the Lakeside DLL’s hook into pretty much everything. Now there aRead More…

SSL Cipher mismatch

SSL No Cipher Match error on Dell Wyse thin clients

I came across this issue with a Dell Wyse thin client on a project recently. the thin clients in use covered several different models but they all had the same issue and the majority were using an up to date firmware revision (8.5). The setup for the deployed environment included external NetScalers with the Gateway VIP using SNI. SNI allows you to bind more than a single SSL certificate to a VIP. This can be useful in situations such as GSLB configurations where the GSLB Gateway certificate could be remote.company.com but the Optimal gateway routing could be *.gslb.company.com as an example. Everything was working perfectly until we tried migrating branch offices with a simple ADSL or similar internet connection so all users needed to connect via the Gateway VIP. However when users trieRead More…