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 […]
May 1, 2011

Script to install all print drivers from a print server

I was just preparing to write a PowerShell script to connect to a print server, enumerate all the shared printers and connect to each one which […]
April 19, 2011

STOP 0x00000035 NO_MORE_IRP_STACK_LOCATIONS error when shadowing on XenApp 6

This issue started occurring when testing a newly build XenApp 6 server. When shadowing a user from this newly built XenApp 6 server the newly built […]
April 19, 2011

Repurposing Win XP desktops as thin clients

Repurposed PCs deliver Windows 7-like experience using XenApp Hosted Shared Desktops This excellent Citrix Community blog details how to turn old Win XP desktops into Desktop […]
April 18, 2011

HP BiDi Channel Components Installer error

There has been an issue with the HP bi-directional (BiDi) component for some years where the MSI installer tries to run each time a user logs […]

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