Citrix virtual apps & desktops 7.18 and new app-v features

As outlined by Ben’s article in Citrix blogs (see: https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2018/06/15/using-app-v-dynamic-deployment-user-configuration-files-with-xenapp-7-18/ ) a key new feature that has been added and long sought after was the ability to alter the dynamic configuration files that came with your app-v package. Delighted this piece is in now as a million and one use cases for it and just wish […]

Quick and handy AppDNA tip: Experiencing locks running analysis? here’s where to release them

Doing some bulk analysis of apps recently and server experienced a crash. After coming back up and trying to do a re-analysis of the apps i got a “task locked” message trying to re-run. Luckily didn’t need to chase up a DBA to release the lock from the SQL console option handily available from AppDNA […]

Citrix AppDNA tip: having install troubles with your Desktop Client?

  Have a really beefy project land on my lap relating to application migrations and Windows 10 so looking to utilize AppDNA (version 7.11) to assist. With that in mind wanted to install the AppDNA Desktop Client on my machine in order to have quick and easy access but hit issues with the install. Trying to […]

Nice Citrix AppDNA 7.9 vid’

If you happen to be lucky enough to be a Citrix Platinum level customer will be lucky enough to have AppDNA in your toolkit. Nice video covering the piece’s. Interesting product as its uses extend far beyond the application virtualization space. For example if you have a separate Application Packaging team covering desktop-based apps will […]

AppDNA tip: how to set and change SCCM server from console

Whilst working in AppDNA recently had to figure where to change the SCCM box we were connecting to as had been renamed. Slightly “tucked away” this setting so handy to remember. Logon to the AppDNA console Click Edit >> Settings >> ConfigMgr Enter relevant server details in fields and click Ok