Category / XenDesktop

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Since so many different factors depend on the brokering process, this is a really helpful article that covers troubleshooting just about every angle of the XenDesktop Brokering process. Are your desktops not registering with the DDC? Check this article here (although a little outdated): http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/07/23/troubleshooting-xendesktop-brokering-process-2/

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  • I received an interesting request from an awesome colleague in the midst of this VDI deployment we’re doing to one of our offices. His question was to see if it’s possible to individually name each of the display names of the desktops that show up in Storefront (or web interface if that’s what you’re using). […]

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  • Before I get into the actual issue and solution, let me set the stage since this is my first post (although some of the details may be irrelevant to this particular post). I’m currently working on a VDI deployment to our Brazil office running XenDesktop 7.1 (VDA¬† version 7.1.0.4033), Storefront v2.0.17, and Netscalers (10.x in […]

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