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How to redirect Symantec Endpoint Protection client (v12.1.x) definition files

The Story

I’m currently working in a Citrix XenDesktop environment with pooled, non-persistent desktops. Citrix PVS is used to stream a read-only vDisk to VM’s on a XenServer infrastructure. 1,664 more words


Citrix Synergy 2015 Recap

Last week I had the privilege to attend Citrix Synergy 2015 down in Orlando, FL. In this blog I wanted to review some the key announcements Citrix made during the keynote. 306 more words


#Citrix Workspace Cloud Setup on Microsoft #Azure - #EnvokeIT, #DaaS, #XenDesktop, #NetScaler

This is just so cool and great! Finally we who have seen and played with it can talk about it in the open and Citrix is showing the new Workspace Cloud services! 148 more words


PLEASE Citrix fix integration with Azure Stack! - #AzureStack, #CitrixCSP, #CitrixSynergy, #MSIgnite


Ok, Microsoft have made some really cool announcements of Azure Stack, yes STACK not Pack. Azure Stack is NOT version 2.0 of Windows Azure Pack.. 262 more words


Powershell: Set Mouse Pointer Scheme to NONE for XenDesktop VM's

Why to do this?

Better user experience; reduced cpu load on zero client devices like xenith compared to aero mouse scheme.

Powershell Script
$RegConnect = ::OpenRemoteBaseKey("CurrentUser", "$env:COMPUTERNAME")
$RegCursors = $RegConnect.OpenSubKey("Control Panel\Cursors", $true)
$RegCursors.SetValue("", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("AppStarting", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("Arrow", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("Crosshair", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("Hand", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("Help", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("IBeam", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("No", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("NWPen", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("Scheme Source", 0, 'DWord')
$RegCursors.SetValue("SizeAll", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("SizeNESW", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("SizeNS", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("SizeNWSE", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("SizeWE", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("UpArrow", "")
$RegCursors.SetValue("Wait", "")

$CSharpSig = @'

public static extern bool SystemParametersInfo(
                 uint uiAction,
                 uint uiParam,
                 bool pvParam,
                 uint fWinIni);

$CursorRefresh = Add-Type -MemberDefinition $CSharpSig -Name WinAPICall -Namespace SystemParamInfo –PassThru
$CursorRefresh::SystemParametersInfo(0x0057, 0, $null, 0)

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Receiver 4.2 desktop shortcuts

Yeah yeah, long time no blog.  I know.  Life gets in the way.  Work gets in the way.  I have a list of things I need to blog about, and I’ll get to a few of them here shortly.   753 more words


Citrix releases XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Feature Pack 1

Today, Citrix announced in a blog post that Feature Pack 1 for 7.6 has been released. It is available for download on Citrix.com. The Feature pack is to release Session Recording and HDX RealTime Optimization Pack 1.7 for Microsoft Lync. 69 more words