Looking to find out the version of your citrix license server? here’s how

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

Plan on utilizing VMware App Volumes with your XenApp environment?

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?

Looking to try out new container with docker feature in w2k16 tech preview ? check out

Apologies – couldn’t find re-tweet button on the pages (be the eyesight going!) so links to get you started below – ideally if you have a azure dev subscription can build the container host VM from in there: How to build from within Azure portal: https://msdn.microsoft.com/virtualization/windowscontainers/quick_start/azure_setup#NextSteps_StartUsingContainers Getting started guide: https://msdn.microsoft.com/virtualization/windowscontainers/quick_start/manage_docker  

Slow performance logging into a Xenapp 7.x environment? The Delivery Controller counters to watch out for

One that hopefully your DBA team (if there is one:)) have set for monitoring already. Given the sheer number of potential areas that can cause slow logons (eg AD, filer-SAN from a storage perspective, network, AV, profile bloat the list is endless) good to have as many bases covered from a monitoring perspective As per … More Slow performance logging into a Xenapp 7.x environment? The Delivery Controller counters to watch out for

Users logging into wrong data center in hosted shared xenapp environment? fix may be v.straightforward

Recently had this issue and to be honest nearly embarrassed at the simple nature of resolution – see thread below that I had opened on it http://discussions.citrix.com/topic/370801-some-users-accessing-hosted-shared-desktop-in-wrong-data-center/ Turns out the a dsmaint recreatelhc in both DC’s zone data collectors was the resolution  

Citrix profile management tip : how long does it take to copy down your profile?

Very easy one this – one thing to note is if looking at edgesight session start detail for a user you will see a profile load time – this doesn’t just include profile copy down but also stuff like printer enumeration : So to get the specific amount of time it takes to load a profile down using UPM: … More Citrix profile management tip : how long does it take to copy down your profile?