Archive | December, 2015

Citrix XenDesktop 7.7, Provisioning Services 7.7 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache and Personal vDisk Drives

December 30, 2015

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The original articles I wrote about this process have proven very popular and viewed well in excess of 110,000 times. The previous articles: Citrix XenDesktop 7.1, Provisioning Services 7.1 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache and Personal vDisk Drives Citrix XenDesktop 7.5, Provisioning Services 7.1 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache […]

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Documenting Citrix Provisioning Services 7.7 with Microsoft PowerShell (PVS Script V5)

December 28, 2015

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Citrix has finally released a version of Provisioning Services (PVS) with REAL object-oriented PowerShell. Version 5 of the PVS script has been completely rewritten to work with the new PowerShell implementation. This new script has only been tested with PVS 7.7. There is a new DLL to be registered, a new snap-in and a new […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script V1.13 Updated for 7.6 FP3 and 7.7

December 28, 2015

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I finally got around to updating the XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x documentation script for 7.6 FP3. Since XenApp/XenDesktop 7.7 was so close to release (and as a CTP I had early access to the RTM ISO), I decided to add the new 7.7 features to the script and just release one update. Here are the updates to […]

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XenServer and HP Firmware Woes

December 23, 2015

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It’s a virtual world nowadays. But sometimes, even in a virtual world, physical problems can be a real pain. Recently I was involved in upgrading/migrating an outdated XenServer 6.0 setup, running on HP BL460c Gen7 and Gen8. The Gen8 boxes went fine, and the customer was really impressed with the performance of XenServer 6.5 SP1. […]

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Citrix Provisioning Services Documentation Script Update 4.24

December 5, 2015

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I received an email from a Citrix consultant working for CCS* that I was not reporting the RAM usage for the Cache to Device RAM with overflow to disk vDisk option. I thought I was reporting that data but I had only added it to the upcoming V5 of the PVS script. I have added […]

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