Author Archives: Citrix Blogger

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Citrix Techs is a community of bloggers who write about Application Virtualization, Citrix Products, and Remote Access.

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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Help! My Citrix Xendesktop VDA is Not Reporting In!!!

Citrix Xendesktop relies on a VDA, or virtual desktop agent to maintain communication with every virtualized desktop in the environment, and the associated desktop controller. One of the most common calls you may get regarding Xendesktop might be that your … Continue reading

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Autotask: Web Customer Service Software that Just Works!

As someone who has worked for Citrix Platinum providers, and Platinum partners — People ask me quite often what my favorite Web Customer Service Software is.  I think it’s important to mention that I have worked on all sorts of … Continue reading

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Virtualization: The Future Of Your Business

Ask one hundred people what virtualization means to the future of their business, and you’ll get a hundred answers.  Ask a hundred people what virtualization is, for that matter, and you’ll get a hundred answers.  The spellcheck on the PC … Continue reading

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