Browsing All posts tagged under »XenApp«

PreConfiguring Citrix Receiver

August 3, 2012

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In some environments, specifically healthcare and clinical environments, it may be desirable to remove many of the self-service aspects of the Citrix Receiver. Nurses and physicians do not always have time to go through a registration/setup sequence. In these environments, it would just be great if we could do the following without user intervention. Auto-configure […]

Deploying StoreFront Services

August 2, 2012

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Citrix released CloudGateway v2 two days ago. My client’s team was anxious to download and install StoreFront Services 1.2 for an upcoming project demonstration scheduled later this week. Shortly after the announcement webinar was finished, we had the code downloaded and installed. Unfortunately, because we installed it without reading all the documentation we spent the […]

Disabling IE9 First Launch Web Page

July 21, 2012

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I had a customer request to turn off the first run upgrade web page that shows up after upgrading to IE9.  It took me a little while track this down, so I thought I would post what I found out so it is easier for future people searching for this. Most of the results from Google said […]

Virtualizing XenDesktop and XenApp in the Cloud

July 19, 2012

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Have you considered putting XenDesktop Shared-Hosted desktops (formerly known as XenApp) in the cloud? Well, I have just spent the last six months designing, building, and scripting the configuration of XenDesktop/XenApp in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for Citrix. This has been one of the most interesting projects I have worked on in my […]

Extending a PVS vDisk

November 6, 2011

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Ever need to increase the size of a Provisioning Services (PVS) vDisk, for instance when an application upgrade needs more disk space than planned when creating the vDisk? Well, if so the process I use is fairly simple to complete and preserves the existing data. With the older vDisk formats (PVS 5.x and earlier) you can use the VHD Tool executable available on Microsoft’s MSDN website […]

Server 2008 R2 SP1 and XenApp 6 Updates

August 17, 2011

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Ever have that problem with a brand new XenApp 6 server running on Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 where not even Notepad will launch? Well, the secret is to get the right Microsoft patches and Citrix hotfixes installed, which when complete will enable applications to run again. Ran into this several times and with […]

A Study on XenApp IOPS

February 10, 2011

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Let me first apologize for my delay in getting this out. I have been extremely busy with my current project, however, I think you will be pleased with what I have researched for today’s blog. I had the opportunity to collect a considerable amount of production data at a customer site over the past two months. I […]