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Citrix XenDesktop 5.x: Common issues

  • Firewall configuration: Not only Windows firewall but any other firewall like McAfee or Symantec or others might block the communication. The easiest way to check is to telnet VDA from DDC and vice versa.
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NVIDIA GRID – A Guide on GPU Metric Integration for Citrix XenServer

Just a quick blog aimed at those looking to develop GPU hypervisor monitoring products by integrating the NVIDIA GPU metrics exposed by XenServer via their APIs. 543 more words

Publish Outlook 2016 in XenApp

Download Office 2016 Administrative Template files and import ADML and ADMX files to C:\windows\PolicyDefinitions

GPO settings below are just a recommendation, Please review and pick  ones that apply to you. 261 more words


FormFast printing in XenApp/XenDesktop

Ensure the following

  1. “Generic / Text Only” is loaded in Printer Driver store (eg: Powershell on 2012 R2)
    1. Add-PrinterDriver -Name “Generic / Text Only”
  2. Citrix policy “Universal print driver usage” set to “Use universal printing only if requested driver is unavailable”

Removal of Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp 7.x VDA fails with InstallFailure 1603

Some of you might have seen the following problem – the removal of the VDA failed:

If you check the details you get some more information’s – e.g. 195 more words


Citrix VDI Handbook

At Citrix Summit in January 2016, I heard from many of you asking for an updated version of the Citrix VDI Handbook.

At Citrix Synergy in May 2016, I heard from many of you asking for an updated version of the Citrix VDI Handbook. 114 more words


Building NVidia GRID and XenDesktop – Part 2

So how has that initial POC been going? After a year of production use the general feedback from the end user has been very positive with few calls to the customers helpdesk and no real issues passed onto me. 623 more words