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Citrix Brand Unification – Product Renames

Citrix has announced a brand unification effort in order to simplify product naming.  Here’s what you need to know! Former Name New Name Citrix Provisioning Service Citrix Provisioning Citrix Receiver Citrix Workspace App Citrix Workspace Service Citrix Workspace Citrix Workspace Suite Citrix Workspace Citrix XenApp Citrix Virtual Apps Citrix XenApp […]


Citrix Synergy Tips

Here are my personal tips for Citrix Synergy, whether you are a first time attendee or an alumni! You don’t have to hit every session.  Keep an eye out in the App whether or not a session will be Recorded or if it repeats.  Recorded sessions get uploaded to YouTube! […]


Updating Provisioning Services Bootstrap for Each Server in the Site

There are times where you need to configure the bootstrap information (or re-configure) for the servers in the farm. The bootstrap information can be updated in a few different ways. The first place you will encounter the bootstrap information screen is in the configuration wizard while configuring Provisioning Services if […]


Dramatically Reduce Logon “Time to Desktop” By Moving From Group Policy Preferences to Powershell Logon Script 15

Update 5/16/2017: Thanks to tabularasa for some improvements to this, fixing some missing slashes among other things! In years past, logon scripts were the bane of many logon experiences due to their synchronous nature.  Beginning with Windows 7, logon scripts can be processed asynchronously.  We glossed over this fact: “Nice […]


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 […]