RDS-O-Matic live in the wild. 14

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 3

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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Synergy 2015 Keynote – Citrix Cloud Workspace 2

So today we got the Synergy 2015 keynote, delivered by the usual suspect, Mark Templeton. Here I am at 3:26am in the morning after a couple beers and scotch I had a couple hours ago with old time pals like Shawn Bass, Harry Labana, Ron Oglesby and Michel Roth. Great […]

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Parallels acquires 2X. A deeper analysis.

As you probably know by now, Parallels Inc. has acquired 2X Software Ltd, one of the smaller players in the VDI/SBC space, in case you did not know that. Like Brian, I always have a soft spot for the smaller vendors out there like 2X and Thinspace for the simple […]

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EUC Podcast 1

Ladies and Gentlemen, Just want to let you guys know that I am now part of the EUC Podcast with some of the best guys in the industry (I am not one, but it is good to be part of a team full of these). The first podcast, that of […]

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NetScaler 10.5.X Gateway Wizard

I promise this will be a quick post and hopefully it will save you time troubleshooting your NetScaler 10.5 setup. I was testing the latest build I could get last week (10.5 54.9.nc) and I noticed on the ‘XenApp and XenDesktop’ wizard (that is actually pretty good to get you […]

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Citrix PVS Image Copy

If you built your Citrix environment properly, you should have by now at least a test environment and a production one. And if PVS is part of your deployment, the same applies to it. A development PVS and a production one. If you do not see why you would need […]

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