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Microsoft Application Virtualization Cookbook

IT Books
Over 55 hands-on recipes covering the key aspects of a successful App-V deployment About This Book Deploy a resilient App-V infrastructure Combine App-V with Remote Desktop Services, Citrix XenDesktop, and System Center Configuration Manager Discover Shared Content Store Mode, Scripting, and Connection Groups to extend your deployment Who This Book Is For If you have […]

Citrix Synergy 2016 – Day 3

Wilco van Bragt
The last day of Citrix Synergy already arrived. This third day is based on breakout sessions only. My experience of this day are again blogged in this article. I started the day with the presentation Desktop Virtualization Round-up by Jarian Gibson and Eduardo Molina. They started of describing the architectures of Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, Microsoft RDS […]

Login VSI Extends VDI Portfolio with New Virtual Workspace Management Solutions by Adding Login AM and Citrix Published Apps support

Login VSI
Adds support for Citrix Published Apps and automated deployment and management to enhance user experience Login VSI today announced an expansion of its workspace management product portfolio by adding Login AM, automation software for deploying and managing dynamic Windows infrastructures, and by adding support of Citrix published applications. The new Login VSI software suite provides […]

Return of the x8AD Script error in App-V

A long time ago I had an issue with scripting in a particular training environment at a company site and all the App-V Scripts failed with an error ending in 0x8AD without running the script. Although not documented as a standard windows error code, it seems to fall into an area of error codes assorted with […]

Citrix Announces Citrix Connector 3.1 for Microsoft SCCM!

Citrix Systems
Since Citrix released the first ConfigMgr 2012 Connector for XenApp and XenDesktop in 2014, admins have benefited from the integrated management (“single pane of glass”) capabilities that the Connector brings. The Connector allows you to publish applications directly from ConfigMgr console to Storefront and Receiver via XenApp, deploy App-V packages to XenApp side-by-side with our […]

April 2016 hotfix rollup for the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack

The April 2016 hotfix rollup for MDOP is now available. The article linked below describes the hotfixes in the rollup as well as download and installation instructions. For Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 2.1 SP1, this hotfix package fixes an issue where changing the desktop wallpaper generates a COM error causing wallpaper synchronization to fail. […]

Citrix: Per App VPN with XenMobile and Citrix VPN

Citrix Systems
With the iOS per app-VPN feature, you can leverage the VPN profile in conjunction with the Citrix VPN app on a XenMobile-managed iOS device. There, you can establish an on-demand VPN tunnel to the enterprise network for a desired set of applications installed on the device. Below, you’ll find steps that will help you enable […]

Working with Centennial Preview App Converter

This week Microsoft made available a preview of the first publicly available code involving Project Centennial, so I played with it a bit and if you are thinking of doing the same this post might help. Project Centennial is about taking standard Win32 and .Net applications and creating an AppX package that contains a Windows […]

TOOL: FxR from App-V

If you have read the previous articles on creating a minimal infrastructure App-V environment (Here) then you will have seen that you can use FsLogix Apps to manage the availability of globally published App-V applications. The only slightly sticky point is creating the FsLogix .fxr rules for each App-V package. Whilst the steps aren’t overly […]

Single Application Layer Methodology is Best

Application Layering has been all the buzz and Liquidware Labs has innovated in this space since 2011 with FlexApp. FlexApp leverages a pair of File System Filter Drivers to layer applications into a Windows desktop OS on well-connected desktops such as Virtual desktops, Citrix XenApp/RDSH Servers, and even physical desktops. What Problem is Layering Solving? […]

Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 and Citrix XenApp 7.8

Thomas Poppelgaard
Citrix have released a new version of Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 and XenApp 7.8 and is now available for download. Citrix raises the bar of for user experience and new product release for Storefront 3.5, Provisioning Services 7.8, Citrix Receiver 12.1.10 for Mac (OSX), License Server for Windows, XenApp Secure Browser Deployment Kit, AppDNA 7.8, Session Recording 7.8. This is WILD […]

Microsoft: Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft App-V 5.1 and Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft App-V 5.0 SP3 now available

Hi everyone, just a quick note to let you know that Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft Application Virtualization (APP-V) 5.1 and Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) are now available. For Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 RTM, this hotfix package fixes the following issues: Issue 1: The lock on the […]

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