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Citrix: Bring back the Rollup packs


Citrix: Bring back the Rollup packs

In the past Citrix had several software updates available, these days the options are different. In this short article I explain what has changed and why I think that’s causing issues.

In the old days you had:
  • Software
  • Hotfixes
  • Feature packs
  • Rollup packs.
The Rollup packs used to contain all the hotfixes of a certain period and guarantee that you installed all the hot fixes and your environment was up-to-date again. The Rollup packs would have a list with all the previous hotfixes it included.

When we fast-forward to today what Citrix is delivering is:
  • Software
  • Hotfixes
  • Feature Packs
As you notice the rollup packs are gone. Hotfixes are no longer combined and as Citrix is also not delivering service packs the Citrix site is loaded with hotfixes.

On the Citrix site you can create a filter to find hotfixes for a specific product but after you selected the last version there is no filter for feature packs.  Of course a feature pack is to add new features so…

Read the entire article here, Citrix: Bring back the Rollup packs

via Rob Beekmans at vThoughts of IT

RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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