• My team came across an interesting discovery (credit to Connor Gorman). He noticed that he was able to take files off of his virtual desktop and into his Google Chrome device by simply using the ‘Upload’ & ‘Download’ features present in Receiver for Chrome: This was strange to us because we went through an extensive Citrix policy […]

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  • I wanted to write a quick post about an exciting new integration that Atlantis USX is bringing to their new USX release, version 3.5.1. They have partnered with Citrix for this implementation to bring the USX performance metrics into a single pain of glass that is Citrix Director. Personally, this is going to make my […]

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  • Wanted to share this one out, because I couldn’t find anything out there that would cleanly get this information for me so we went to the drawing board. This powershell script will display Delivery Group Name, User AD Account name and then User’s Full name like this: group user fullname Test_Delivery_Name NFI\NickyFixIt Fuchs, Nick — […]

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  • This one that was difficult for me to find and google an answer for. All of the answers were for Lync or didn’t work. The organization I work for currently, has to be very careful what messaging tools our users have access to. Because of this, some extra measures have to be taken to disable […]

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  • Whenever I spend an extraordinary amount of time troubleshooting something that should be very simple in theory, I am compelled to write something about it in order to save some poor soul the time and frustration from going through what I went through to get to the finish line. With that said, one of my […]

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  • I currently work in an organization where justification of change is key. Any time there is any type of change, upgrade, movement of any sort, the change requires vetting/approval from all angles. Typically this is easy when you’re selling it to fellow IT peers, however sometimes this could be difficult when you’re dealing with the management perspective […]

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  • Since I couldn’t publish this post on the Citrix forums due to some limitations, I wanted to post it here and reference for those who had the same question as I did. Citrix released version 7.6.300 version of the VDA earlier this month (October 2015). The question was whether or not the previous hotfixes were […]

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  • Being someone who takes pride in being able to solve an issue as quickly and thoroughly as possible, it’s led me down a path to find some nifty workarounds, one having to do with troubleshooting Internet Explorer. If you’re in an environment that locks down their Internet Explorer settings menu via Group Policy and doesn’t allow the […]

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  • After battling the configuration of getting Citrix Desktop Lock to work in our environment, I think I’ve got all the missing pieces documented. For some reason, I had trouble figuring this out even with the Citrix Desktop Lock documentation located here. I got it working in our US domain workstations, then a couple weeks passed […]

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  • It’s been a while since my last post, mainly because I’ve been deep in the trenches finalizing the migration of my company’s Brazil datacenter all the way up here in the Northeast. I can probably write an entire 20-part blog post on the growing pains of doing just that, but part of me would rather […]

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