Monthly Archives: November 2012

Citrix Xenapp Logon Process Through Web Interface

This can be sort of confusing when logging in through a web interface that is configured to “Authenticate at the Web Interface”. First of all, that’s not what that setting means — When it’s clicked, it actually means that you’ll … Continue reading

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Citrix – Project Avalon is coming! Are you ready?

Project Avalon refers to the convergence of the Citrix Xenapp and Xendesktop products into a single unit.  Many have predicted this for a long time, and now it appears to be set to become reality in 2013.  If you didn’t … Continue reading

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Help! My Citrix Access Management Console Won’t Launch! Fails discovery…

Environment: Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, 5.0 – Windows Server 2003 Description: Access Management Console won’t launch, or launches but will not discover. This can happen a lot after a hot fix has been installed, or a roll-up pack. Process used … Continue reading

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Copying Citrix PVS’d Vdisks while running can cause WMI to break

In consulting land we’ve noticed a few cases recently where a 24/7 shop decided to snapshot a running Citrix PVS’d VDisk so they could make updates with the minimal amount of downtime possible. This is becoming more and more common … Continue reading

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Best Practices Deploying and Upgrading Citrix PVS Targets

People ask me often what the latest best practices are for deploying targets in a Citrix Provisioned environment.  While there are some documents out there, this video is the best thing I’ve found to share recently.  It’s from the exclusive … Continue reading

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Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 – Dual monitors not working

Environment: Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, Windows Server 2003, thin clients with dual monitors Description:  Found that multiple monitor configurations were not working as designed.  Only monitor on the left side was showing up and nothing more. Resolution:  Utilized Citrix article … Continue reading

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Citrix PVS 6.1 – Could not resolve NETBIOS DNS names from provisioned VM’s, only FQDN

Software: PVS 6.1, Win2k8 Description: Client found that he could not resolve NETBIOS (Short DNS) names from provisioned VM’s via Citrix Provisioning Server 6.1 — Only FQDN’s. Resolution: Found that the binding order of the NICs on the PVS Target … Continue reading

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