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Finding Mismatched Citrix XenApp 5 Servers Using Microsoft PowerShell

September 28, 2011

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Have you ever worked with a customer that had multiple Citrix license servers and product editions?  I worked with a client recently that had upgraded their Citrix XenApp product licenses from Enterprise to Platinum and had moved to a new Citrix license server.  Their problem was that they, over the years, had an unknown number […]

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How do I change the Client Drive Remapping Letter from V to another Letter?

August 12, 2011

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During the design phase of a XenApp server installation, a common question is whether to remap the server’s drive letters.  If a server has one hard drive partition and one CD-ROM drive the driver letters assigned by Windows are C and D respectively.  The Accidental Citrix Admin may find his users confused when they go […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix Provisioning Services and XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 – Behind The Scenes

August 4, 2011

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WHEW!!! I honestly never thought I would get the PVS and XenApp article completed. I swear, if you put ten Citrix Consultants in a room you will get, at a minimum, 50 different viewpoints on how PVS should be installed, configured and maintained. This three-part series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) started out to […]

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Finding Offline Citrix XenApp Servers Using Microsoft PowerShell Part 4 of 4

May 21, 2011

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In Part 3 of this 4 Part series, the PowerShell script from Parts 1 and 2 was modified to list all the offline Citrix XenApp servers in a XenApp farm by Zone and validate the Zone name entered.  The original question was could PowerShell be used to get a list of offline servers.  The answer […]

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Finding Offline Citrix XenApp Servers Using Microsoft PowerShell Part 3 of 4

May 21, 2011

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In Part 2 of this 4 Part series, the PowerShell script from Part 1 was modified to list all the offline Citrix XenApp servers in a XenApp farm by Zone.  While the script works and gives the desired output, there is a bug in that an invalid Zone can be entered which causes the script […]

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Missing Citrix MetaFrame COM Server

February 22, 2011

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I am picky when it comes to the Citrix XenApp servers on which I work.  Warnings and Errors in the event logs just drive me up the wall.  They are both to be banished if at all possible.  A client site I was at recently fixing issues had hundreds of DCOM errors recorded in every […]

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Is Your iPad or iPhone Slow to Access Your XenApp Services Site?

December 20, 2010

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I really like using my Apple iPad for accessing published applications on my Citrix XenApp servers hosted on Citrix XenServer 5.6.  I had four problems I thought were related to the Citrix Receiver for iPad.  From comments made by customers and from questions posed on Experts Exchange, I am not the only one experiencing these […]

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Error Deleting User From Citrix License Server 11.6.1 build 10007

November 16, 2010

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A colleague recently had an issue with the Citrix License Server version 11.6.1 build 1007 where a license user account could not be deleted.  Restarting the Citrix license services and restarting the server still did not allow the user account to be deleted.  In this article you will learn how to successfully delete the license […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 12 of 12

July 10, 2010

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Using the Citrix Receiver for iPad In Chapter 11, you learned to create and configure a XenApp Services site and test internal secure access to a published application.  In this chapter, you will learn to publish the server’s desktop, install Adobe Flash and use an Apple iPad to access the XenApp Services site. Publish the […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 11 of 12

July 10, 2010

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XenApp Services Site In Part 10, you learned to install and configure Citrix Secure Gateway 3.2 and test both external and internal secure access to published applications.  In this Part, you will learn to create and configure a XenApp Services Site (XSS). An XSS requires two items: the Citrix online plug-in client and the XSS […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 10 of 12

July 10, 2010

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Using Citrix Secure Gateway In Part 9, you learned to allow external access to the published applications using the AltAddr method.  In this Part, you will learn how to: Generate an SSL certificate request, Purchase an SSL Certificate from GoDaddy, Complete the certificate request, Test the certificate, Install and configure Citrix Secure Gateway, and then Test […]

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