Citrix tip: ever need to rebuild your citrix license server? v.careful with hostname

Recently on the discussions a poster bought up they have been encountering issues post citrix license server rebuild. The user may see the following error when trying to connect: “Citrix XenApp license acquisition error (-25): Unable to acquire a license from (<server name>) server. Please contact your system administrator or open Event Viewer for more details.” … More Citrix tip: ever need to rebuild your citrix license server? v.careful with hostname

Getting launch problems on your Win10 v7.6-7 VDA’s? check out

Recently seen this gather traction on the forums of which citrix is actively working on a permanent fix. If users’ are complaining of issues appearing to launch their windows VDI but never actually launch and it be a relatively recent occurence check out following article: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX205398 Certainly worth checking or if said microsoft patches have … More Getting launch problems on your Win10 v7.6-7 VDA’s? check out

Really quick and easy vSphere VM disk monitoring tip – use stacked graphs

Really quick and easy vSphere VM disk monitoring tip – use stacked graphs One handy tip if looking to find the “culprit” VM off a host when assessing which one is causing the IO issues is to use the “stacked graph” functionality that comes in vCenter. It gives a really quick and easy graphical representation of … More Really quick and easy vSphere VM disk monitoring tip – use stacked graphs

Want to road test Azure RemoteApp ? here’s how in 6 easy steps

Want to test Azure RemoteApp ? here’s how in 6 easy steps Requirements-wise just need an MSDN subscription, if looking to go production there are no up-front costs and no termination fees with this service. Payment for Azure is based on the services you consume. Depending on what resource you are running in Azure each … More Want to road test Azure RemoteApp ? here’s how in 6 easy steps

VM requirement checklist for DirectPath I/O Passthrough in vSphere

VM requirement checklist for DirectPath I/O Passthrough in vSphere environments In certain instances and based on very specific requirements, you may want a VM to monopolize a specific physical card. To do this first you need to enable the card for DirectPath I/O Passthrough and then configuring the connection to the enabled card as virtual hardware … More VM requirement checklist for DirectPath I/O Passthrough in vSphere