Tag: XenDesktop

  1. Updating Database Connection Strings in XenDesktop 7.x

    A while ago I did a post about updating connection strings for mirroring. Since then, I've had other requests for connection string manipulations. So I'm going to pull them into one post with an update for 7.6, Availability Groups and script updates. XenDesktop 7.6 XenDesktop 7.6 introduced the Analytics Service which also needs its db connection string updating. The service is responsible for sending information back to ...

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  2. Print Driver Isolation: Identifying Problematic printer drivers in Citrix UPS Installation

    When testing Citrix Universal Print Server, we in the test team look deeply at how well the product is working when we perform printing load testing on the overall environment when real third-party printer drivers are installed and stressed at scale. One of the things that we’ve found on the print server running Citrix UPS are crashed PrintIsolationHost and spoolsv processes. So why does this happen? Where are these crashes ...

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  3. Citrix Universal Print Server (UPS) – What’s changed in 2014 and what to expect going forward

    UPS Session at #CitrixTex2014 - so much interest we got the main stage!

    Sometimes as a product manager you see a technology that is either so cutting edge or fundamental that you have to add it to your portfolio.  I joined the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, HDX Product Management team as product manager for “HDX Graphics” to expand my remit beyond the GPU accelerated projects I’d been working on such as integrating NVIDIA vGPU and enabling GPU adoption ...

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  4. Creating and Deploying New VMs with XenClient is a Piece of Cake

    XenClient Architectural Diagram

      “Its local client hypervisor handled disconnected and poorly-connected scenarios flawlessly” ~ Michael Otey, Windows IT Pro   That was used to describe XenClient Enterprise in a recent review by Michael Otey of Windows IT Pro, who found that XenClient “makes centralized management of mobile devices easy” and that it allowed users to “easily migrate to new devices within minutes.” XenClient is a client virtualization solution that ...

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  5. New Way of Selecting Sessions for Troubleshooting

    Consider the case where an administrator wants to select a user session and troubleshoot the session from the help desk page.  Prior to now, when an administrator came to the help desk page,  the default session was already selected.  So, in cases where a user needed  to search  through multiple sessions, it required the user to go back again and select the correct session.  To ...

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  6. 11 Million words about the Citrix Connector 7 for System Center

    In case you missed it, the Microsoft Solutions Team at Citrix recently announced the general availability of the Citrix Connector 7 for System Center.  The Connector provides a bridge between Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and XenApp and XenDesktop 7 (including the latest 7.6 release), enabling you to extend the use of Configuration Manager to your Citrix environments. With Citrix Connector, day-to-day operations can be unified ...

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  7. ESRI supports ArcGIS Pro for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

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    Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop: ESRI support ArcGIS Pro in virtualized environments “ArcGIS Pro provides an integrated platform for 2D and 3D visualization and analysis. Pro has undergone extensive performance and scalability testing, especially in virtualized environments. Especially using the NVIDIA K1 and K2 graphics cards designed for virtualized environments.  To share this information with our users, we will be publishing a series of blogs on the ...

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  8. Learn to Demo in the Sandbox

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    Positioned to Win To sell to business decision makers, it is important to demonstrate solutions that incorporate your entire technology product stack and, in the case of Citrix, our end-to-end solutions. Your success will come from, not just selling products, but offering vertically-aligned solutions that support their organization's strategy. It is knowing your customer’s industry and being able to communicate to each of them that you understand ...

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  9. 25 reasons for a service provider to join the Citrix Service Provider program

    25 reasons to join Citrix Service Provider Program for hosting desktops, apps, mobile device management and file share and synch

    Why would a managed services provider, hosting provider or telco choose the Citrix Service Provider Program to expand business? There are a host of sales, marketing, and technical benefits associated with the Citrix Service Provider program that service providers will find immediately valuable.  It’s the 25th birthday of Citrix Systems, so in honor of 25 years of Citrix, here are 25 of our favorite Citrix Service ...

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  10. Citrix User Group Norway – October 29-31st 2014 – Carry on Cruising!

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    The Citrix User Group in Norway is running their next meeting on a two day sea cruise! Norway is a notoriously expensive country but it seems ferry cruises aren’t , so if you’ve been deterred by the high cost of Oslo hotels in the past check it out! Even if you can’t make it with the Norwegian events regularly attractive 140+ attendees it’ll be worth ...

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