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 ...

XenApp is Dead, Long Live XenApp

Well XenApp never really died it just got eaten up and integrated with XenDesktop, which with usual Citrix flair, meant they had played around with product names again, and confused the hell out of everyone. They did have a Xendesktop App version but that got dropped, so the usual conversation with customers went: “I want ...

Basic Citrix Printing Troubleshooting Tips 1

Troubleshooting Printing in Citrix can be a bit off a pain, but here are some tips taken from the Citrix Printing Tips by Marek Dresler from the Citrix Blogs.  It looks like Marek is going to keep a blog going of printing issues that he comes up against, so probably worth keeping an eye on if ...