Tag: xenserver

  1. Mobility Experts: Wrapping and Uploading of Apps for Windows 8.1 Device on XenMobile

      This blog helps in understanding the steps to wrap apps to be used with Windows 8.1 devices. The process is same for XenMobile Server v9.0 and v10.0. Below are the pre-requisites for wrapping apps for Windows 8.1 as on February 2015: Computer running 64 bit version of Windows 7 or 8.1 Operating system Latest MDX toolkit for Windows 8.1 downloaded from Citrix Download page Latest Worx Apps from Citrix ...

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  2. What’s Lurking In Your Data Center?

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    The story of Dan and the last Windows Server 2003 upgrade. This is the story of Dan, a typical IT Admin, at a typical company, facing the same “typical” challenges as many of his peers. Obsolescence. Dan struggles to keep his skills and aptitude up to date and “modern.” He has let his technical certifications lapse and grow stagnant. He got comfortable with the technology he ...

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  3. Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop 7.6 Administrator’s Survey

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    Calling Customers and Partners! Do you have experience using XenApp or XenDesktop 7.6 in either pilot or production environment?  Have you assisted in the design, deployment, or ongoing management of the product? If yes, Citrix would love to hear from you!     Share Your Feedback This is your chance to share your assessment of the latest product release directly with Citrix Product Management and Design teams. This survey is intended ...

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  4. Polska: New Citrix User Group – Meeting 5th March 2015, Krakow, Poland

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    I was delighted to hear from Paweł Serwan last week that the PLCUG (Poland Citrix User Group) have opened registration for their first official meeting (Wszystkie prezentacje odbędą się w języku polskim!). This is possible thanks to the support and sponsorship of Cisco Systems, Poland. PLCUG joins many other user groups (you can read about some others here). These user groups are typically open to all ...

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  5. Citrix CloudPlatform 4.5 Supports XenServer Hosts with GPU/vGPU

    Towards the end of last year, the XenServer team announced the availability of 3D graphics pack in version 6.2 SP1. This supported hardware accelerated vGPUs based on NVIDIA GRID technology.   In combination with XenDesktop HDX 3D Pro, this enabled the use of rich 3D applications by concurrent virtual machines on a server. With Citrix CloudPlatform version 4.5, you can now leverage vGPU as well as GPU-passthrough capabilities ...

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  6. Citrix XenServer: How to Access XenStore Information, from a Windows Guest VM, Using WMI Interface

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    A while ago I wrote a Knowledge Base article (CTX136426) documenting the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) available in XenServer to transfer data between the hypervisor and an operating system within a VM such as a XenDesktop or XenApp VD. I still frequently get enquiries on our SDK forum that are basically looking to see if such an interface exists so I’m republishing my article here ...

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  7. XenServer 6.5 – SDK Enhancements – PowerShell, C#, C, Java, Python APIs

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    There have been a variety of improvements to the SDK with Citrix XenServer 6.5   The old style PowerShell SDK, which was shipped as a PowerShell v1.0 Snap-In in XenServer versions prior to 6.5 and was deprecated as of XenServer 6.2, has now been removed. Previously released as a PowerShell v2.0 Snap-In, the XenServer PowerShell SDK is now shipped as a more versatile PowerShell v2.0 Module XenServer's per host ...

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