I spend a lot of time thinking about and discussing Citrix, VMware, RDS, and other end-user computing topics with people from across the world. It’s one of the things that gets me all warm and fuzzy, because there are a thousand different ways to do it and they range from […]
When adding a host resource in Citrix Studio for XenDesktop and XenApp 7.6, you need to enter the connection URL for the Hypervisor. You may notice the connection fails when you have a trailing forward slash (/) on your URL. Use the format http[s]://ip-or-fqdn not http[s]://ip-or-fqdn/.
There are a variety of devices that have a multitude of ways to backup their configuration, although often you find yourself needing to purchase additional tools from a vendor to do so, or be forever stuck with copying that pesky switch, router, proxy or other configuration to some TFTP server […]
Unfortunately I won’t be able to go to Synergy this year. It’s a bit disappointing as I rather looked forward to it, but at least I have confirmation now so I can proceed with getting my XD 7 certification tests in order.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftPowerPowerSettingsabfc2519-3608-4c2a-94ea-171b0ed546ab DWORD: ACSettingIndex Value: 0 (disabled) This change was necessitated when I found a number of virtual desktop brokers were losing connectivity with the Delivery Controller. Upon investigating the ESXi console, I noticed only a black screen, but the VM was marked as “powered on”. The “tasks and events” tab […]
Citrix Director is great for showing you trends for logon performance, but you can’t yet “drill down” to determine which user specifically had the long log on duration. Luckily enough, the SQL database does have this information. The query below will show you all logons from the current day and sort […]
When deploying PVS 6.1, we had difficulty with the XenDesktop Setup wizard. PVS couldn’t see the template from SCVMM, and there were few resources available as it didn’t appear many Citrix users employed Hyper-V for PVS. Ultimately we ended up calling Citrix for support and after a few days they […]