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No Synergy This Year For Me

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.


Disable “Sleep” in Windows 7 Start/Shutdown Menu

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 […]


Discover What Citrix Director Won’t Show You: Which User/Machine Had Long Log on Duration in XenDesktop 7 5

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 […]


Provisioning Services 7.0 Download

Recently the question was asked in #Citrix (CitrixIRC) when the PVS 7.0 download would be available.  The answer:  It’s available now.  Log in to your Citrix account, choose downloads, XenDesktop, select XenDesktop 7.  Under additional components, you’ll find the PVS 7 download page.