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A License change with Citrix Provisioning server with huge impact after upgrade to 7.8?

RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans
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A number of reports are coming in from different sources that Citrix has changed something in Citrix Provisioning Server licensing or working. The impact of this is that customers using Citrix Provisioning server datacenter license suddenly can’t use the product anymore after upgrading to version 7.8. This impacts the customers using the XenApp Advanced or […]

Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop 7.x Health Check Script 1.0 Released!

Sacha Thomet
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In November 2014 I created the blog post about the adaption of the PVS Script for XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x : XenDesktop & XenApp FMA (7.x) HealthCheck – Oops!… I Did It Again Now after almost two years of continuous development on this Script, the XenApp & XenDesktop 7.x Health Check has now Version 1.0. I started this script in […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.06

Carl Webster
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#Version 5.06 14-Sep-2016 Add support for PVS 7.11 Change version checking to support a four character version number Add to Farm properties, Customer Experience Improvement Program Add to Farm properties, CIS Username Add to Site properties, Seconds between vDisk inventory scans Add to Server properties, Problem Report Date, Summary and Status Add, Fix, Remove or […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.04

Carl Webster
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I recently made changes to the PVS Assessment script based on feedback from a new script user WR. I decided to make the same changes to the “Old” PVS V4.2x documentation script and take this time to do some code cleanup. #Version 5.04 12-Sep-2016 Added Break statements to most of the Switch statements Added checking […]

Citrix Provisioning Services Assessment Script Update Version 1.11

Carl Webster
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Received an email from a new script user last week. He was running the new PVS Assessment script V1.10 and sent me his output file. After looking at his output, I noticed several things that could be improved. Thanks WR for the time spent in helping make this script even better. #Version 1.11 12-Sep-2016 Added […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.05

Carl Webster
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I love it when I get new script users. Especially when they are extremely nit picky and OCD. A new script user, Carol, sent me a list of things found in the 5.04 script update I posted earlier. After getting Carol’s approval on the fixes, I decided to go ahead and release the update on […]

Using the New Citrix Provisioning Services PowerShell with PVS 7.0, 7.1, 7.6 and 7.6 LTSR

Carl Webster
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I have been told that if you install the Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) 7.7, or later, console on version 7.0 through 7.6 LTSR that you can use the new Citrix PVS PowerShell. You know, the new, real, object-oriented PowerShell. I decided to test this to see if it was true. Thanks to my employer, Choice […]

Citrix “Old” Provisioning Services Documentation Script Update 4.26

Carl Webster
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I recently made changes to the PVS Assessment script based on feedback from a new script user WR. I decided to make the same changes to the “Old” PVS V4.2x documentation script and take this time to do some code cleanup. #Version 4.26 12-Sep-2016 Added an alias AA for AdminAddress to match the other scripts […]

Citrix Provisioning Services Assessment Script Update Version 1.10

Carl Webster
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Back in July, I was helping a customer of my new employer, Choice Solutions, with some issues with their Provisioning Services (PVS) implementation. In order to resolve their issues, we had to implement several registry changes on their PVS servers. They had multiple PVS farms in multiple locations spread across the United States. I actually started […]

Atlantis Computing with Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS), better together

Atlantis
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Historically, the virtual workspace utilizing Citrix PVS has been seen as difficult to utilize due to challenges such as cost, performance, user-experience experience and complexity.  Those days are over as there are new developments with Citrix Provisioning Service to lower cost and increase performance by benefiting from flash, software defined storage and hyperconverged appliances. Atlantis […]

TechJam: Citrix PVS & Atlantis are Better Together – On-Demand Webinar

Atlantis
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You’ll hear industry experts and Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP) Andrew Wood (Solutions Architect – Atlantis) and Ruben Spruijt (field CTO – Atlantis) share Citrix and Atlantis technology insights, including: Citrix PVS/MCS what is new? Citrix Provisioning Services pros and cons Citrix PVS deployment architecture and write cache considerations Atlantis and Citrix PVS key benefits and […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update 5.03

Carl Webster
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Version 5.03 17-Aug-2016 Fixed a few Text and HTML output issues in the Hardware region Note: This script is for the new PVS PowerShell not the old string based piece of crap. You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Read the entire article here, Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script […]

Citrix: Create AppDisks – Like a BOSS! – with PVS

Citrix
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By now, hopefully you have heard of—or even used!—Citrix AppDisks. Released as a part of  XenDesktop 7.8, a bunch has already been written about them, including this excellent guide from George Kuruvilla: Citrix AppDisks How-To Guide: Administration Basics and Gotchas From my own experience testing AppDisks, creation with MCS was a breeze, but with PVS there […]

Citrix: Introducing MCS Storage Optimization

Citrix
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Machine Creation Services (MCS) Storage Optimization (MCSIO), is a new feature within MCS provisioning and was introduced in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9.  This new feature helps reduce traffic to shared storage in XenApp and XenDesktop environments. What is MSCIO and how does it work? There are two provisioning solutions: A disk-based solution with MCS. A […]

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