Install Office 2013 on XenApp 8

Install Office 2013 on XenApp
Not all off us have a big enough environment to spend the the time & resources to implement App-V so, in this article I plan to go through how to install & configure Office 2013 on XenApp, so all your users can successfully access the application remotely. The first thing you need to do is ...

Struggling with Certificates: The request contains no Certificate Template Error?

Certificate Request Processor The request contains no certificate template information. 0×80094801 (-2146875391) Denied by Policy Module 0×80094801, the request does not contain a certificate template extension or the Certificate Template request attribute. I was getting this error at 2 sites I was working on, when trying to get a certificate for my XenApp Controller.  The ...

Importing the XenMobile App Controller into VMWare ESXi

Importing the XenMobile App Controller into VMWare ESXi
In this blog post I am going to go through the process of installing the XenMobile App Controller appliance into VMWare’s ESX. This first thing you need to do is download a copy of the AppController from the Citrix Website, you will need a create a Citrix login to get access. I usually just download ...

Making XenMobile Highly Available

XenMobile is a great product that ensures that all mobile devices accessing your Network & Data, do so in a secure and manageable way without leaving your company open to data leaks and information accessed in an unmanaged and unsecured way. If you are thinking about implementing it in your organisation you really also have ...

XenApp & XenDesktop 7.5 Blueprints

Getting a daily email of blog updates from Citrix can be a wealth off information, and I would highly suggest that you have a look at signing up to it. You just need to go to Citrix Blogs and you can sign up by email or RSS. Just today apart from all the blogs about ...

XenDesktop & XenApp 7.5 Available

The good news is that XenDesktop 7.5 and the now available XenApp 7.5 is available to download from Citrix.  Hopefully this will now stop some of the confusion in the marketplace around what had happened to XenApp. Taken from the Citrix eDocs site and available at Citrix.com, here is what is new in the 7.5 ...

Creating a boot disk in PVS

Creating a boot disk in PVS
If for whatever reason you can’t use PXE in your environment, or even just want to test PVS (Provisioning Services) you can use the Provisioning Services Boot Device Manager to create an ISO that you can use to boot your workstations. When you start up Provisioning Services Boot Device Manager you will be presented with the ...

Backup up XenDesktop7 1

What should you be looking to backup when looking to protect your XenDesktop environment. At a minimum, backup the following XenDesktop7 components so that it is possible to recover from a complete failure of your environment. Naturally since you will be reliant on your XenDesktop environment, that you will have built, your environment to be ...

Some interesting Citrix related Posts

Here are some interesting posts I have found looking around Citrix, the first one is: Citrix XenDesktop delivered from 4650 miles away using NVIDIA vGPU from Oslo, Norway to Florida, US – via a hotel wifi……, in a rather amazing demo Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), Alexander Ervik Johnsen, of www.ervik.as, demos a VDI deliverd by XenDesktop ...

Citrix Receiver Clean-Up Utility

I was having trouble installing the updated version of receiver onto my PC, complaining about a previous version that I had already uninstalled, this is where the handy Citrix Receiver Clean-Up Utility comes into play. You can download it from Citrix Support and you can use it when: Receiver or Online Plug-in is installed but the old ...