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Office365 on a non-persistent Citrix Desktop? FSLogix does that for you!

One problem that caused me a little headache for some days where the corrupted OST files of a customer of mine that uses Office365 / Exchange Online on top of a non-persistent (MCS) XenApp Desktop environment. One of my earlier challenges were to level the old performance with the performance they used to have before […]

Implement a Single Solution for Your EMR Print Management

Imagine One Centralized Administrative Console to Address All Host-Level Printing In healthcare IT, there is no room for error, and time isn’t always by your side. You and your staff need technologies that work for you and streamline your processes so that you can spend your time on what’s really important: your patients. Don’t waste valuable […]

AppSense on Controlling Windows Store Applications When Using Windows 10 Pro

IT administrators who have rolled out Windows Pro for their organization are finding an unwelcome surprise from the Anniversary Update (build 1607). The update no longer allows restricting of Windows 10 Store Apps to prevent users from installing third party apps using Group Policy. This capability is now only supported by Microsoft on Windows 10 […]

Microsoft Step-By-Step: Excluding Users or Usergroups from Group Policy

Sometimes excluding a user or user group from a group policy is needed to appease an application setting or system setting. I’ve seen administrators create separate OU and move users there to exclude said user from the particular group policy. This is not necessary. This post will demonstrate how you can exclude a user or group from a GPO […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 09/29/16

VMware ESXi Disabling Hardware Accelerated Init (WRITESAME) in ESXi (2146566) Date Published: 9/26/2016 Disabling Hardware Accelerated Move (XCOPY) in ESXi (2146567) Date Published: 9/26/2016 VMware Horizon Client Session disconnects when using PCoIP and toggling the Allow Display Scaling setting in Horizon Client (2146966) Date Published: 9/28/2016 VMware Horizon Flex Limiting Virtual Switch Connectivity with VMware […]

Microsoft Releases Desktop Optimization Pack – September 2016 Servicing Release

The September 2016 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is now available for download. This servicing release contains the latest fixes for Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 4.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3), Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.1 RTM client, Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Server, and Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) […]

Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop 7.x Server OS VDA Staggered Reboot Framework

This is the second version of the reboot framework for XenApp/XenDesktop Server OS VDAs. If you’d like a refresher on the first version, please revisit our previous blog post. First, I’d like to summarize the framework conditions: No single instance to control the reboots. Thus, not creating reboot schedules for VDAs on the Controllers. Flexibility to create […]

Citrix AppDNA 7.11: Added Security & Server 2016 RTM Reporting

Server 2016 and Enhanced Security Reporting The release of XenDesktop 7.11 comes with the new version of Citrix AppDNA with a new reporting module for Server 2016 RTM and added security algorithms for the Security reporting feature introduced in 7.9. Let’s take a look at what has changed. Server 2016 RTM In Server 2016, we’ve introduced […]

Citrix XenDesktop 7.11 and XenApp 7.11

Thomas Poppelgaard
Starting with Version 4.5, Citrix Receiver for Windows allows users to add a NetScaler URL via Group Policy Object. By adding the NetScaler URL in the GPO, Citrix Receiver for Windows Installation continues without prompting users to enter the NetScaler URL again. See Configuring NetScaler URL via GPO for more details. USB Audio per user setting […]

Advances in Remote Display Protocol Tec – #VMworld 2016 EUC7601 Session Video

Explore advances in remote protocol technology with Blast Extreme. We will delve into Blast Extreme protocol, Blast Extreme optimization with graphics partners (Intel, Nvidia, AMD), & tips for fine-tuning various GPO parameters. From the fine folks at VMware VMworld.

Microsoft PowerShell DSC broken in KB3176932.

On August 23, Windows update KB3176934 released for Windows Client. Due to a missing .MOF file in the build package, the update breaks DSC. All DSC operations will result in an “Invalid Property” error. If you are using DSC from or on any Windows client, take the following steps: Uninstall the update if already installed. […]

Troubleshoot and Speed Up Windows Logons in Desktop Virtualization Environments

Logon issues are part of the reality of any desktop virtualization environment. Since slow logons are rampant in virtual environments and have a negative impact on user experience and how VDI is perceived in the organization, it is important to minimize the slow logons to the lowest level possible. Let’s explore common reasons for slow […]

How to enable the Microsoft App-V desktop client in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

As mentioned a few weeks back, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) is now included in Windows 10 as part of the Anniversary Update. What wasn’t mentioned was how to enable and use these App-V components, so if you’re wondering how this works, here’s a short primer and a couple links to get you pointed in the […]

FSLogix Releases Office 365 Container for Citrix!

Industry First Drop-In Solution Extends Existing Profile and UEM Infrastructure While Enabling High Performance Office 365 on Virtual Desktops With over 70 million monthly users, Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest growing commercial product ever FSLogix Office 365 Container for Citrix works to extend UEM solutions from all major industry vendors New product provides True Cached […]