Application Containers, and more, in an RDS based world.

I was supposed to write about this yesterday but if any of you follow the news in this particular little industry, yesterday Citrix changed its CEO for the fourth time since 2015 and thanks to that, I had to delay this post a bit (before you ask, I will write […]

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How-to: RD Gateway behind a NetScaler 11

Before jumping in on how to get this done, let’s take a step back and review what the problem is and why this makes sense. The Issue If you are cheap and like to run your labs (or parts of it) at home, that probably means you have a single […]

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Introducing the Citrix Student Mentorship Program 2

Ladies and Gentlemen, Yes, I know I have been MIA for a bit but the good news is, I am not dead. Not yet. I have been quietly working on a little community thing and now we are ready to announce it. Before going into the details, let me explain […]

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E2EVC, the Ghetto Conference

If you guys follow me on Twitter (@crod, how cool is that?) you probably have seen that Alex and I do exchange some humorous, sometimes harsh, tweets. Thing is, we have known each other for a very long time and more than that, have been friends for that long (Alex […]

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RDS-O-Matic for Windows. It is ready! 6

It is show time people. Just want to show you the native RDS-O-Matic Win32 app. I had time to port if from the Excel spreadsheet idea and it is not only small but works like a champ. I know Alex (Twitter @E2EVC) will be complaining about its GUI but hey, […]

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RDS-O-Matic live in the wild. 13

Ladies/Gentlemen, Just a quick post to show you RDS-O-Matic in action. I just updated it to match what we have on the book I am releasing with Freek Berson. As I mentioned before this little handy Excel spreadsheet (Windows app will be ready and released at E2EVC Dublin) right now […]

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An interesting case about PVS retries… 2

This is a post about a couple things I found at a customer site regarding PVS retries and why I came up to the conclusion they do not matter as much as most people think. There is more you need to look at. First some background information about the environment: […]

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PVS Retries – Script 1

As PVS retries can indeed cause all sorts of degradation to the user experience (i.e. applications freezing or overall slowness) and it is not something that is readily exposed on any of the Citrix monitoring/management consoles (even the PVS console does not show that info, or Director for that matter), […]

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Citrix – Where did it go wrong? 3

Coincidence or not, a funny thing happened last night, two days before I leave for one of the Citrix CTP meetings at HQ. I had a dream and when I woke up this morning I knew I had to put it to words in a blog post. So here you […]

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Disappearing Citrix Policies – Scripting a fix

Not sure how many of you have experienced Citrix Policies disappearing from the AppCenter console, on XenApp 6.5. I know it is an issue as many posted similar occurrences in the Citrix Support Forums. Not sure if it is a problem with XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 on the FMA architecture as the […]

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