March 12, 2012

Remote Assistance PowerShell GUI for XenApp

Shadowing to or from multi-monitor desktops is broken in Windows Server 2008 R2, which means Citrix XenApp 6.x. Nothing new here, I read about this on […]
March 8, 2012

Display the server name on Citrix Web Interface

When load balancing Citrix Web Interface servers a useful tweak is to display the Web Interface server in small text on the web page. This assists […]
February 1, 2012

Flight Centre Desktop Virtualisation enables Business Continuity

Deptive designed and implemented the Citrix XenApp 6 desktop virtualisation solution for Flight Centre New Zealand in late 2010. An article has recently been published by […]
November 9, 2011

Enable the Citrix Desktop Viewer with XenApp

  The Citrix Desktop Viewer toolbar if officially supported with XenDesktop only, but also works with XenApp. The Desktop Viewer is enabled on the each Web […]
October 24, 2011

How to determine the client IP address in XenApp 6

26 Sep 2012: See my updated method here. I have been modifying a client’s 2500 line VBScript login script recently (what a beast!) and had to […]
August 10, 2011

Citrix acquires RingCube

Citrix have just announced their acquisition of RingCube, it’s been an active few months for Citrix with their recent acquisition of Kaviza. RingCube’s vDesk product fits […]
July 11, 2011

Stress testing print drivers on XenApp

While dodgy print drivers no longer often cause a BSOD, they are still an on-going source of issues on Citrix XenApp farms, namely print spooler crashes […]
June 22, 2011

Recommended XenApp 6 Hotfixes

I am a huge fan of XenApp 6, but XenApp 6 does have more than it’s fair share of bugs. Citrix have published a list of […]
June 1, 2011

Citrix Provisioning Services 5.6 Best Practice

Citrix have released an awesome whitepaper that is a must read for anyone implementing PVS. Check it out here: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX127549     And some “PVS secrets” […]
May 31, 2011

Faulting module: svchost.exe_gpsvc

A Group Policy problem on XenApp servers is a high visibility issue so I was not happy to see this error in the system log:The Group […]
May 27, 2011

Configuring Windows Search for XenApp 6

Windows Search is enabled on XenApp 6 Windows 2008 R2 servers by installing the File Server > Windows Search Service role. Once the Windows Search Service […]
May 17, 2011

McAfee MOVE AntiVirus for VDI

I was talking to Roly from MPA last week and he mentioned McAfee’s MOVE AntiVirus which is designed for VDI environments. The key point which grabbed […]

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