Few links to help you set at the policy level, worth noting that active session limits are set at the RDS layer. To set disconnected / idle timeout settings for your xenapp session: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX127318 To set active session limits for your xenapp session https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753112%28v=ws.10%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396
Quick and dirty – do it and will save a surprising amount of time 🙂 http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX126752
Easy enough to find from digging but more for my memory keeping a note of it 🙂 # esxcli hardware ipmi sel get Particularly useful if coming on from a remote connection and obviously other scenario is when trouble is afoot with the host and you can’t access via vCenter
Recently seen this on the vmware discussions and was able to recreate the issue as was interesting in using the feature in 6.x (FT is something that has interested me but always found it preferable to employ more traditional HA methods/recommendations). Indeed did notice in the lab a noticeable drop off in performance, such that … More Experiencing poor throughput on a windows VM (ESXi 6.0 VM hw 11) in FT mode?
So often been asked this one on my travels, rather than providing the whole endpoint’s C: drive users'(via client drive mapping policy) have often expressed a desire to just show my documents or better still specific folders even within that. How to setup: On the citrix server: Go into registry and create a key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Citrix\Client … More Want specific folders on your client device to appear in your citrix published desktop/app session?
Recently seen a citrix forum piece regards this. User had run an internal security check on the xenapp 7.x environments. Turns out the above policy was enabled on their 7.6 FP2 delivery controller but the user didn’t want it enabled in their 7.1 site so had it explicitly disabled at the policy level. However using certain … More Running a mixed mode Xenapp 7.x environment ? be careful using policy “Allow file transfer between desktop and client”
Recently seen this query posted on the citrix forums relating to the wrong desktop background appearing on first launch of a 2008 r2 published desktop even with the load a specific theme gpo setting applied: Came across same issue previously and hotfix KB2462182 came to my rescue (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2462182)
Got precisely the stop error indicated in KB – caveat had to go latest update on ESXi 5.5 to resolve it too http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=2095497&sliceId=1&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&dialogID=805119693&stateId=0 0 805129984
Actually surprising number of reasons you may need to do this, generally related to an when you install an updated version of an application might have difficulty accessing licenses post install. This can in turn be dependent on the version of license server you are using – to verify go to the following: Open the … More Looking to find out the version of your citrix license server? here’s how
One thing to bear in mind and this bit me in my proof of concept environment was order of the installation pieces between the native agents and that: So if planning on testing install in the following order: I) After your OS is on install your VMware tools II) Install XenApp III) Then install your App … More Plan on utilizing VMware App Volumes with your XenApp environment?