Tag: xendesktop

Running and optimizing Citrix in Microsoft Azure

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This is a recap of  the webinar me and a fellow CTP Dave Bretty, had earlier today on MYCUGC “Delivering and Optimizing Citrix from Microsoft Azure” since the webinar itself only covered a big overview of the big picture I decided to do…

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Citrix moving forward with Citrix Cloud and Essentials package

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There is alot of interest around Citrix these days with the upcoming releases with XenDesktop Essentials and XenApp Essentials, and also with all the investments in the latest release with 7.13 as well. The purpose of this blog is to summurize the differences…

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Improving website performance using Citrix NetScaler

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Most of the time when I come into existing NetScaler deployments, it is often only deployed as a simple load balancer to do SharePoint / Exchange or some web front-end, while that is of course a viable option this can also be done…

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Hiding and publishing applications using XenDesktop 7.7 and Powershell

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So when creating a delivery group in Studio you have limited capabilities into how we can control who gets access to a certain delivery group or application. NOTE This is not using Smart Access on the Netscaler, this is purely a Citrix Studio…

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Storefront 3.1 Technical Preview and configuration options

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With the release of Storefront 3.1, Citrix made alot of options which were earlier only available in PowerShell or a configfile available in the GUI, which makes alot more sense since WebInterface has always had alot of options available in the GUI. Now…

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Setting up XenDesktop 7.7 against Microsoft Azure

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Starting of the new year with a long awaited feature on my part, setting up integration between XenDesktop and Microsoft Azure which is now a supported integration in 7.7 which was released now a week ago. This integration allow us to provision virtual…

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Office365 on Terminal Servers done right

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So this is a blogpost based upon a session I had at NIC conference, where I spoke about how to optimize the delivery of Office365 in a VDI/RSDH enviroment. There are multiple stuff we need to think / worry about. Might seem a…

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XenDesktop 7.5 and Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image

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Yesterday Citrix announced a Tech Preview of a XenDesktop 7.5 Gallery image for Azure Pack.For those so not familiar with Azure Pack, this is a portal which builds upon System Center (and some other tools) do deliver an Azure-like portal where you can…

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Citrix Connector for System Center Configuration manager 7.5 walkthrough

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Earlier today, Citrix released their updated System Center Configuration Manager connector to XenDesktop 7.5. It can be downloaded from here –> http://www.citrix.com/downloads/xendesktop/product-software/xendesktop-and-xenapp-75-connector-for-sccm.html note that it requires an mycitrix account in order to download it. So what does it do ? well a couple…

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SCVMM and XenApp 6.5 + PVS = Trouble!

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Having been involved in a case for a long time now where a partner wanted to use SCVMM with XenApp 6.5 and PVS 7.1 for a customer and it has not been quite as successfull. Now I wanted to share some notes with…

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