Category Archive: Citrix

May 14

Architecting EUC Solutions Delivered

Just received the copy of Architecting EUC Solutions by @bsuhr I ordered. No time to get into it this weekend but looking forward to reading it.

Jun 13

vCoffee Links #6 – Friday 6/13/2014

vCoffee Links is a regular feature on vHersey.com. vCoffee Links features news and links of interest from the past week or so. If you have something interesting to add please submit it in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @herseyc.

May 26

vCoffee Links Issue #5 – Memorial Day 2014

vCoffee Links is a regular feature on vHersey.com. vCoffee Links features news and links of interest from the past week or so. If you have something interesting to add please submit it in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @herseyc.

Mar 24

Citrix PVS Write Cache Design Considerations

An important design consideration when provisioning using PVS becomes; where should you put write cache for images deployed using PVS? Unfortunately like any design consideration the answer is: it depends and there may be more than one good way to do it. There are a number of ways to configure write cache but for this article I am going to look at two of the most commonly used options: Cache on Device Hard Disk and Cache on Server Disk.

Apr 07

Citrix XenServer, meh. Console Access, neat!

Recently I have performed some discovery and analysis on a couple of production Citrix XenServer environments. Both of them hosting Citrix XenDesktop and both of them have been running beside a VMware vSphere environment.

Feb 19

Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA) for XenApp 6

  On February 18, 2013 I sat for and passed the Citrix Exam 1Y0-A22 Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration exam which means I now hold the Citrix CCAA. The path to obtaining the CCAA requires that you obtain the Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix XenApp 6. I sat and passed that exam on January …

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May 23

VMware vSphere Client on the iPad Using Citrix XenApp

I published the vSphere Client using Citrix XenApp to make it available to administrators on any machine they happened to log into on our network.  There have been multiple occasions where I have been at a branch location and needed to access the vSphere client.  Usually I just RDP to my desktop and access it …

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May 20

Need Help!!! XenApp Streaming Profile for EMC ApplicationXtender Desktop 6.5

For the past week or so I have been trying to create a working Citrix XenApp streaming application profile for EMC’s ApplicationXtender Desktop 6.5 Document Manager and the Data Source Selector that goes with it. The streaming profile is created using a newly cloned Windows XP SP3 VM joined to our domain with the latest …

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