Archive | February, 2014

Changing a Production XenDesktop 7.1 Site to use SQL Mirroring

February 11, 2014


All three databases configured for mirroring

In a previous article, I changed my lab’s PVS Farm to use SQL database mirroring.  Since that has been done it is time to change my XenDesktop 7.1 Site to also use SQL database mirroring.  I will document the process I found that worked.  It is not all like what is described in CTX127538 How to Reconfigure a XenDesktop […]

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Changing a Production Provisioning Services SQL Database to Use Mirroring

February 9, 2014


PVS Configuration Wizard 5

I received an email from a reader asking me if I had ever changed a production Provisioning Services (PVS) database from a single database to use mirroring. I had not, so I thought this was a good time to try it out and document the process.

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PVS V4.1 Documentation Script Has Been Updated 3-FEB-2014

February 3, 2014


Manually selected boot version

In my article for the Provisioning Services (PVS) 4.12 script, I stated “There are two items I have yet to find in the PVS PowerShell Programmers Guide: Boot production devices from version and which version is the current booting version (the one with the green checkmark)”.  Thankfully a member of the Citrix Provisioning Services team […]

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PVS V4.1 Documentation Script Has Been Updated 2-FEB-2014

February 2, 2014


Audit Trail Report

I received a message on Twitter from the very smart and always helpful Shane Kleinert (@ShaneKleinert you should follow him) asking if my Provisioning Services (PVS) documentation script had the vDisk Versions and Audit Trail information. I was sure it did until I checked and saw that I had never added that information to my […]

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Citrix XenDesktop Personal vDisk Stats using Microsoft Excel and PowerShell V2.1

February 1, 2014


Email received by user

Yeah, I know.  I just updated the script a couple of days ago and here is another update.  Well, I just couldn’t stand it that the script couldn’t support sending email over anything but the default SMTP port 25.  I just had to fix that but doing so required basing the script on PowerShell version […]

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