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Citrix Receiver: A Troubleshooting Process For Help Desks

I get asked sometimes to provide a document that help desks can use to troubleshoot various Citrix Receiver issues on the Windows client PC.  Some of those issues might be failed installs, failed uninstalls, failed upgrades, registry corruption, or all … Continue reading

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Citrix Edgesight 5.4 – “EdgeSightData is not a valid short name” when uninstalling agent from Xenapp end point

Environment: Citrix Edgesight 5.4 Summary: Receiving error "EdgeSightData is not a valid short name" when uninstalling agent from a Citrix Xenapp end point.  Noted error codes in the event viewer, with event ID's 11325, and 1325 Troubleshooting Performed:  According to … Continue reading

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Citrix or Microsoft: Troubleshooting Process to Rule Out Citrix Xenapp

Often times when we get support calls for our Citrix Xenapp environments, our gut reaction is to be defensive and say that the problem could not possibly be Citrix.  With Microsoft, Networking, Storage, Databases, Printers, and Users all in the … Continue reading

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Citrix PVS 6.1 – HF19 – Console Crashing When Changing Vdisk from Private to Standard

Environment: Citrix Provisioning Server 6.1, Hotfix 19 — Running Server 2008, Xenapp 6.5 Vdisks. Summary: Client reported that the PVS console was crashing when he switched the vdisk from private to standard mode.  This was consistently reproducible every time.  Unusual … Continue reading

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Xenapp 6.5: Annoying Security Popups When Launching Applications

Microsoft GPO's are going to be the death of me.  Recently, after completing a migration to Xenapp 6.5 from an old 4.5 environment — we started to notice annoying security popups when users were launching applications.  These popups looked scary, … Continue reading

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Makes you proud to be a Citrix geek….

Know a friend or family member who you've had trouble describing what exactly it is you do with Citrix and Citrix products?  Show them this video…   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Citrix Xenapp Seamless Display Issues

References: Seamless Configuration Settings for the Citrix Receiver for Windows CTX127043 – Case Study: Troubleshooting Seamless Flag – Custom Application Seamless Configuration Settings Nested Seamless Sessions are not Supported Certain Seamless Applications Experience a Fatal Error When Using Client Devices … Continue reading

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Harlem Shake – Citrix GoToMeeting Style!

This was too funny not to share.  If you use GoToMeeting with HD Faces ( Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days! ) for our online meetings, teleconferences, and troubleshooting sessions — You'll have a hard time keeping a straight face … 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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