An optimized citrix virtual explorer published app and observations that came with it

So while back whilst working on an issue with a customer got some great feedback regards to their day to day workings – what worked well and what didn’t work for them. In particular my focus lay in particular on what their performance was like in their interactions with using office files and what they … More An optimized citrix virtual explorer published app and observations that came with it

Having trouble registering your Azure hosted XenDesktop VDA with your on-prem XD controller?

Recently was testing Azure with our on-prem solution as part of a proof of concept we were doing and noticed the VDA’s were appearing “unregistered” in Citrix Studio. Turns out there is an additional CTX article to review – https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134971 Review the registry keys under the multiple forests with 2 way or 1 trusts. In … More Having trouble registering your Azure hosted XenDesktop VDA with your on-prem XD controller?

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

Having skype audio issues using citrix published desktop in a Win10 BYOD environment?

Been getting instances of this recently with our BYOD environment relating specifically with windows 10 devices. Seems the default behavior for the later version of receivers is reverting to the light version which cuts off some functionality required to make user’s be heard on skype calls – they can hear but cannot be heard. Enclosed … More Having skype audio issues using citrix published desktop in a Win10 BYOD environment?

Getting “Cannot start” launching app-v published apps in Xenapp 7.x environment?

Further to an earlier post i did relating to a similar error message I did come across this issue again in 2 separate environments. Oddly v.uneven in how often it would happen but it would only occur with the app-v published applications we had. Summary of environments Both Xenapp 7.13 VDA’s running 7.15 Published to … More Getting “Cannot start” launching app-v published apps in Xenapp 7.x environment?

Excellent post on recommendations running WS2016 in Citrix Xenapp 7.15 LTSR CU2

Shout out to Wendell who posted some great recommendations regarding the above setup – will definitely save some time for folks in the long run particularly relating to UPM configuration piece and getting that right, details enclosed: https://discussions.citrix.com/topic/396719-recommendations-windows-server-2016-as-a-xenapp-715-ltsr/