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Is There a “Fix-It” Button?

Having been in the systems management market for over a decade, you can imagine I have heard a lot of comments from customers, including the “can’t you just fix-it ” request. My first CEO gig was with Reflectent Software, the developer of an end-user application performance management product (Citrix acquired Reflectent in 2006 and bundled […]

Citrix Knowledge Center Top 10 – February 2013

Top 10 Technical Articles CTX129229 Recommended Hotfixes for XenApp 6.0 and Later on Windows Server 2008 R2 CTX132875 Citrix Receiver Error 2320 CTX129082 Application Launch Fails with Web Interface using Internet Explorer 9 CTX804493 Users Prompted to Download ICA File, Launch.ica, Instead of Launching the Connection CTX135099 XenServer Tool Workarounds for XenServer 6.1.0 CTX133997 Citrix […]

Citrix XenApp monitoring, Citrix XenApp concurrent user’s logs and real XenApp Published app logs

In this article we will cover few important aspects that you need to take into consideration when monitoring your mission critical Citrix XenApp farm (or previously known as Presentation server or MetaFrameXP). Sometimes if you are migrating a farm, for example from XenApp 4.5 to XenApp 6.5, you are not able to have centralized logs […]

Citrix XenApp Monitoring: XenApp Farm Health Report and Farm Nanny

Although Citrix Resource Manager was not perfect, many Citrix administrators are missing the functionality when they upgrade to XenApp 6.x. EdgeSight is after too complicated and requires more back-end components, while in large companies the central monitoring system is too complex, provide too much information and/or does not satisfy the specific needs of Citrix administrators. […]

Knowledge Base: Anti-Virus Best Practices for Citrix Products: XenApp, Provisioning Server, Edgesight Agent, Edgesight Server

Anti-Virus Best Practices for Citrix Products: XenApp, Provisioning Server, Edgesight Agent, Edgesight Server Document ID: SX122601 XenApp Recommendation:  Scan “On Write” events or only when files are modified. Scan only Local Drive or disable Network Scanning. Exclude the PageFile. Exclude Print Spooler Directory (%SystemRoot%System32spoolPRINTERS). Remove any unnecessary Anti-Virus related entries from the Run Key (HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrent VersionRun) […]

How to Troubleshoot and Possibly Resolve Citrix EdgeSight Server Performance Issues

One issue that comes back every so often with Edgesight is one of performance. Little by little, an administrator might see the following behaviour: Report Rendering takes forever, Payloads are queuing in the webload directory and are imported very slowly, Servers will not update the Database, Nightly maintenance takes a very long time – and […]

Wilco van Bragt at VANBRAGT.NET Reviews ControlUp

While Citrix Resource Manager was not perfect in earlier version of Citrix Presentation Server, many Citrix administrators are missing its functionality in the latest releases. From XenApp 5 for Windows 2008 Citrix removed Resource Manager and embedded its functionality in EdgeSight, their more advanced monitoring product. Although EdgeSight is a good product, it has a […]

Citrix EdgeSight for XenDesktop

Not being a true Edgesight guru I’m faced with more and more implementations where Edgesight is used to monitor both XenApp and Xendesktop. So again I had to implement EdgeSight for XenDesktop at a customer site, I thought let’s put it on paper and share it with you all. Site information: Edgesight is version 5.4 XenDesktop […]

Flexera Software Announces New Version of FlexNet Manager Suite With Enhanced Software License Optimization Capabilities

Flexera Software
Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today a new release of FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises. This release delivers new functionality further empowering organizations to move beyond basic software asset management to achieve greater financial control, savings and efficiencies through software license optimization. "The discipline of […]

ControlUp – A Game Changer for Terminal Server / Citrix XenApp and VDI Administration

Please welcome a new kid on the block – what we’re hoping will become a groundbreaking IT management solution for enterprise environments. ControlUp is a super-console designed to assist Windows systems administrators with the following mundane tasks:  Real-time monitoring of server farms and desktops, especially XenApp and XenDesktop (imagine a Task Manager working simultaneously on […]

Citrix XenApp 6.0 to 6.5 Upgrade Utility

Citrix XenApp 6.5 does not provide a binary upgrade path from XenApp 6.0. For some environments, the ability to create a new virtual machine image or clean installation XenApp 6.5 servers might not be possible. The script performs what normally would be a long process of manually uninstalling XenApp 6.0 components in a select order, […]

Citrix XenApp “Iron Cove” 6.5 Tech. Preview

With Windows 2008R2, Remote Desktop Services included a new way to disable logon on the machine, the classic way when disabling logon is always bringing problems when a user tried to launch his disconnected application hosted on a disable server… Now you can manage this behavior : Allow logons and reconnections. Enable all logons, reconnections, […]

IPM Looking for Citrix and Hyper-V Engineers

IPM, a New York City based IT consulting firm specializing in the design and integration of virtualization solutions, is looking for a few good men or women with Citrix and Hyper-V skills! Citrix System Engineer Due to strong demand and growth in the VDI space, IPM has an immediate need for Citrix Consulting Engineers. The […]

Citrix EdgeSight How To Videos Now Available

Citrix Support is focused on ensuring Customer and Partner satisfaction with our products. We are working on multiple items to help make it easier to find answers and solve problems via self-service avenues, all of which are available to all our Partners and Customers to leverage. In November 2009 we launched the How To video […]

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