Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 LTSR Released

The next LTSR is, at long last, here.  Nick Rintalan has an excellent post summarizing the top 10 reasons to upgrade.  Some of my favorite enhancements are to Director, which has come a long way in terms of functionality and robustness.  Custom reporting, login time drill-down…too many good things to […]


Citrix Hypervisor 8.1 Released

Citrix have released Hypervisor 8.1.  New Features include: Support for UEFI Secure Boot for Windows VMs Multiple vGPU support for Windows and Linux Support for AMD Rome Improved performance for VM imports and Exports Storage performance improvements New Windows I/O Drivers New XenCenter Notifications for End of Life versions The […]


Who cares if one more light goes out? … Well, I do.

While I realize there has been quite a bit of non-technical posts as of late, I wanted to continue to share things that mean a lot to me. Two years ago I was hit with news that shook me to my core. I was not aware that I could be […]


Monitoring License Expiration in LogicMonitor

This is a repost of a blog I did over on MyCUGC.org When you’re responsible for the care and feeding of your Citrix environment, it is important to keep tabs on your licensing status. In particular, if you have a license type that expires, it is important to monitor that […]


There And Back Again: A Family’s Tale: Part 6 – Adventure Into The Mountains

Adventure Into The Mountains The weather forecast called for clouds and rain, so I wasn’t too bummed out.  On arrival though, I learned a hard lesson:  Alpine climates change quickly.  The sky was crystal clear, without clouds to be seen.  Despite my blisters, which had painfully persisted since Wellington despite […]