A comparison of user profile load times between Roaming Profiles and Citrix Profile management v. 3.0 on XenApp 6. Edgesight 5.3 is used to compare the profile load times of 3 pairs of users with 10 MB, 100 MB and 500 MB profiles, showing the gain in profile load times when using the new “Streaming […]
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The Citrix XenApp 6 migration tool enables simple and fast migration from existing XenApp 5 (Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003) farms to a XenApp 6 on Windows Server 2008 R2 environment. Join Juliano Maldaner, Sr. Architect, XenApp Product Group as he takes you on a guided tour.
After the release of XenApp 6.0, there are several new printing policies that in previous version were set via the old Presentation Server Console or by altering the registry. Here is a quick overview of the new policies which is set by policies, introduced in XenApp 6.0( and XenDesktop 4): Auto-create generic universal printer – […]
Citrix has released a XenApp 6 Migration Tool. This beta release of the XenApp 6 Migration Tool is comprised of PowerShell commands packaged as a PowerShell 2.0 module. Citrix Administrators can leverage the use of these PowerShell commands to export all server and farm settings/policies, applications, folders, load evaluators and administrators to quickly setup a […]
How to Increase the Number of Concurrent Users on Servers Running Hotfix Rollup Pack 6 for XenApp 5 and Presentation Server 4.5 for Windows Server 2003. This article describes how to increase the number of concurrent users on a XenApp server when using desktop sessions. Background This article focuses mainly on desktop sessions because desktop […]
Citrix has released a whitepaper for User Profiles for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. The user’s profile plays a critical role in determining the how successful the user experience is within a virtual desktop or virtual application scenario. Profiles includes if and how user settings are saved, as well as logon time. Even a well-designed virtual […]
Best Practice whitepaper on how to Configure XenApp 6 for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 There are many customers who deployed Microsoft Office Communicator on XenApp for instant messaging, presence info & audio conferencing. With the XenApp 6 , Citrix has introduced a new HDX RealTime feature that enables customers to host Microsoft Office Communicator […]
App Streaming in Citrix XenApp 6.0 supports isolation of NT Services. It’s a big deal, fulfilling one of the last remaining big-ticket items in the isolation capabilities of the streaming system. How do you use it? Simple! Profile up an application which installs a service during it’s installation, publish the application to the user and […]
LBDiag is a utility for diagnosing load balancing in XenApp 6. LBDiag simulates the load balancing process for a user launching a specific application and provides a detailed report of the XenApp load balancing process. This simulation includes calculating load balancing policies, worker groups, server and application load evaluators, application installation, and multiple NIC support. […]
Before you run down to your servers and upgrade or install the latest release of Citrix XenApp version 6, please check out these know issues with running XenApp 6 on Windows Server 2008 R2, if some of these would be a potential showstopper for you, then I urge you to check out the Citrix Support […]