Monthly Archives: December 2012

Citrix Personal vDisk: Troubleshooting and Fixing Misbehaving Applications

Background Info At a client site recently I found myself troubleshooting an issue with an Oracle JD Edwards (JDE) application that was installed on the Windows 7 master image in a XenDesktop 5.6 environment utilizing Machine Creation Services (MCS) along … Continue reading

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Top 25 Cloud Services: Hidden Profits!

Cloud Services are typically defined as software and services that are virtualized and delivered virtually from the cloud.  Cloud services reduce infrastructure management headaches, are scalable, and you only pay for what you use.  There is no need to make … Continue reading

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Secure FIle Sharing: It’s All Just Data In The Cloud…

Secure file sharing has been a niche for data in the cloud that has not been exploited well in the past.  Secure file sharing is obviously something that every business has a need for, but short of setting up a … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Xenserver Networking Problems….

Over the course of our time in the field spent working on Citrix Xenserver issues, we have encountered networking problems within Xenserver a few times.  These networking problems included symptoms like packet loss in VM to VM communications across a … Continue reading

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Citrix Xenserver 6.1 – New Features! Our favorites…

Citrix Xenserver has been a great hypervisor for many years now, and continues to get better with new features and benefits that come out with every revision.  Xenserver 6.1 is no exception as it packs some powerful new features that … Continue reading

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Getting Citrix Certified

So you want to become a Citrix certified enterprise engineer, or maybe an infrastructure architect?  Well, the road is long — and the exams are hard, so let’s quickly discuss what it will take to complete this arduous task! There … Continue reading

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Setting Up The Citrix License Server Appliance

If you haven’t checked out the Citrix License Server Appliance yet, it’s something that is worth your time.  While traditionally, Citrix licensing has been accomplished through a Windows server based tool (The Citrix License Server Management Console), it can be … Continue reading

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Help! Lost or Forgot my Citrix license server password…

Environment:  Citrix License Server Problem: Client can not get into the license console because they forgot the password used to set up licensing server when it was first configured. Resolution: Reinstall Citrix License Server over the top of itself, and … Continue reading

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Citrix Xenapp: XML Service is Missing!

Environment: Citrix Xenapp 6, on Windows Server 2008 Problem: Client found that the Citrix XML Service was missing in the services MMC console.  There appeared to be no Citrix errors in the event viewer of any kind, but the server … Continue reading

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Why use Citrix for Application Delivery?

Citrix Application Delivery is big business, and something many of us have made a career of for over a decade. While many of us have bet our careers on Citrix Application Delivery, and it has become second nature to us … Continue reading

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