Product: XenServer

  1. From My Virtual Desktop: Detecting a Full File System

    To all, I hope the weekend was kind to each of you!   What I would like to discuss today is an infrequent annoyance, but one that does arise and is troublesome:  a full XenServer file system.  The reason to discuss this in a public manner is to share my experiences of such a situation as well experiences I have troubleshot for clients, partners, and beyond.   The Situation.  ...

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  2. New virtualization 3D graphics resources: free webinar, demo from TeamRGE, more

    Click on the image to see the latest demo on YouTube from @TeamRGE

    Thanks for tuning in to our newest installment of info for those of you seeking to know more about 3D graphics in virtual desktops. We've got a webinar coming up with our friends at NVIDIA and a cool new demo video. Don't miss the registration info at the bottom of this post! Well-known independent virtualization consultants @TeamRGE have been busy with some new videos showing what ...

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  3. Highlighted Support Articles – May 2014

    Citrix Support is committed to providing updated and accurate information to our consumers. We are focused on ensuring there is relevant content to assist you in managing your environment. Find below the Citrix Knowledge Center Highlighted Articles for May 2014 .     Highlighted Desktop and Apps Articles CTX200041   FAQ: AppDNA 7.5 CTX133877 Timeout Error 4002 in PVS Console after Clicking "Show Connected Devices" CTX131448 XenDesktop 5 VDAs Shut Down Very Quickly CTX140436 Citrix Director ...

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  4. From My Virtual Desktop: Basic Network Testing with IPERF

    Good day, everyone!   From my last blog entry, I discussed virtual network interface speeds versus reality.  This blog can be read here. A great question was posed: "How do you test networking speeds?" This is a great question as - by itself - it is simple enough to answer.  However, depending on what one desires out of "network testing" the answer can be as complex as anyone would ...

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  5. From My Virtual Desktop: PV NIC Speed Advertisement vs Reality

    Hello, Xen Fans, Clients, Partners, and Fellow Citrites! This blog is intended to address (and answer) a common question that is asked of support: "Is there anyway to make a VMs network interface run higher than 1GiB?" The question is completely understandable - especially on a Windows VM - where the VMs are leveraging bare-metal network cards with 10GiB capabilities.  The VM is stood up, PV tools ...

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  6. Simple cost model for comparing automated and manual testing

    Citrix testing of XenServer is very highly automated, as described here. As Citrix embarks on a major investment to bring Citrix CloudPlatform testing up to a similarly high level of automation, it is instructive to review the cost models for automated versus manual testing. The model presented here is based on data gathered from years of experience in XenServer automation. For simplicity I split testing into ...

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  7. Cisco UCS variants are Verified Citrix Ready with XenDesktop HDX 7.1 on XenServer 6.2

    Cisco have worked with Citrix to verify more variants of its UCS servers into HCL including the B-series blade servers along with the existing C-series Rack-mount servers, which help provide a superior Citrix XenDesktop HDX 3D pro experience with Citrix XenServer 6.2 using NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2 cards. The XenServer Hardware Compatibility Listing for the same can be found here. Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) is in popular ...

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  8. NetScaler Master Class Webinar Series – July 2014 Edition

    NetScaler Master Class Series Date: Jul 2, 2014 Hosted by: Citrix What you will learn Welcome to the Citrix NetScaler Master Class. At these live webinars you will learn about the most critical elements of cloud infrastructures and enterprise datacenter architectures. Get details on latest features of NetScaler, tips and tricks for easy configuration, and interact with our NetScaler product experts. Agenda NetScaler 101 - Command Center: managing your NetScaler estate In the Spotlight ...

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  9. @Citrix Networking Experience Newsletter Now Available!

    Valuable networking information delivered directly to your inbox Rely on this newsletter to keep you informed on important networking trends, updates to Citrix networking products (including NetScaler, CloudBridge, NetScaler Gateway, NetScaler AppFirewall), opportunities for technical training, and much more. Every edition will cover: Recent announcements Popular blog topics Customer successes Upcoming events Service and support notes and updates And, it's free! Have you signed up? Enter your email address to start receiving Citrix Networking Experience newsletters. ...

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  10. From My Virtual Desktop: Reminder – XenServer is FREE!

    Hello, World!   I received a kind Tweet tied to someone looking at XenServer pricing and VMWare pricing. Let's stop right there because XenServer is free.  What you pay for - if you want - is Support and licensing of your XenServer deployment as to use the Update Tools. Again, XenServer is FREE.  The XenServer ISO (yes, it fits on a CD) can be downloaded from http://xenserver.org/open-source-virtualization-download.html More specifically (since ...

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