Changes to XenServer Free Edition Starting With 7.3

Citrix has announced changes to XenServer 7.3 that can greatly impact users of the Free edition.  The full post on XenServer.org explains the reasoning behind the changes, but since many people are not aware, I wanted to highlight the fact that these changes will be effective from 7.3 moving forward […]


XenApp and XenDesktop 7.16 Now Available

Citrix has released XenApp and XenDesktop 7.16, and per their usual cadence, it is packed with a bunch of new goodies.  I’ll highlight a few of my favorite features and fixes here, but be sure to look over the release notes for anything that may be important to you!  Be […]


Welcome to the Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) class of 2017!

I am honored to be among the Citrix Technology Advocates (2017) class of 2017. CTA’s are individuals who are active in the Citrix community, providing feedback and helping others through things such as blog posts, participating CUGC, providing support in IRC or discussion boards and more. A special thanks to […]


Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR

Yesterday it was announced that XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR was available!  This release brings a host of enhancements but more importantly it is the next long term release for customers who need a more consistent release schedule with long term support.  If you’re not familiar with LTSR versus CR, […]


Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) 7.12 Released

  Download page   Better late than never, PVS 7.12 has been released.  Provisioning Services 7.12 includes a number of notable fixes, and a much-anticipated tech preview release of Linux VDA streaming.  Additionally, PVS is now capable of clearing cached Windows credentials – a feature I know a few of […]


XenApp and XenDesktop 7.12 Now Available–LHC is BACK!

“I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in joy, and were suddenly ecstatic. I fear something awesome has happened.” –Atum wan-Kenobi Download Page   New Features Citrix has released XenApp and XenDesktop 7.12, which, along with many other enhancements, includes the […]


[Script] Checking the Percentage of Desktops Available in Each XenDesktop Site

When you manage multiple sites you may find that Citrix Director lacks an “at-a-glance” view of the status of multiple sites. This becomes extra apparent in a large pod-based design where multiple sites may exist within the same datacenter or in an active-active datacenter setup. With VDI, it is important […]


Resource Aggregation and Load Balancing in StoreFront 3.6 1

Storefront 3.6 brings a few important new features to the table. One of the three new features in the list is the ability to load balance non-identical sites or farms. Prior to version 3.6, all farms should have been publishing identical resources with load balancing enabled. This post will look […]