Tag Archives: xenapp

Where to Get Copies of the Various Documentation Scripts

September 30, 2011

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Many people have asked me where they can get copies of the PowerShell documentation scripts. To make it easier to find, I have linked to all of them in this one article.

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A Connection Could Not Be Established With The Specified Database when Setting Up Citrix XenApp Configuration Logging

August 8, 2011

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When executing the “Configure Database” wizard for a XenApp farm, the following error is given (Figure 1): A connection could not be established with the specified database Unknown error occurred: error code 0x8200003e

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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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Learning the Basics of Citrix Provisioning Services and XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 Part 3 of 3

August 4, 2011

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Prepare the Master Image for Updating In Part 2, you learned how to: Create a master image, Create a vDisk in PVS for the master image, Install Target Device software, Use XenAppPrep, Download XenConvert, Optimize a master image, Use XenConvert, and Test streaming a new image. In this Part 3, you will learn how to: […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix Provisioning Services and XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 Part 2 of 3

August 4, 2011

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Creating the Master Image In Part 1, you learned how to: Prepare to install PVS, Install PVS 5.6 SP1, and Perform basic configuration of PVS 5.6 SP1. In this Part, you will learn how to: Create a master image, Create a vDisk in PVS for the master image, Install Target Device software, Use XenAppPrep, Download […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix Provisioning Services and XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 Part 1 of 3

August 4, 2011

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Building servers manually — that means one at a time – is a long-standing and honorable tradition in Information Technology (IT) organizations.  And it needs to stop! There are many issues that can arise when manually building servers. However, one of the most dangerous and insidious problems is that inconsistencies in those server builds are […]

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Fixing a Broken Delivery Services Console on Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003

June 15, 2011

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The most frequently asked question from people who read my Learning the Basics of … series for XenApp 5 on Server 2003 is “why is the Delivery Services Console broken?”  I get this question so often; I updated Part 4 and Part 5 of the series but have also decided to put out a separate […]

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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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Finding Offline Citrix XenApp Servers Using Microsoft PowerShell Part 2 of 4

May 21, 2011

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May 21, 2011: I found a bug in the script where it did not work under all conditions for XenApp5 and XenApp 6.  I have changed the script to a version that, so far, has worked in all conditions tested. In Part 2 of this 4 Part series, a PowerShell script was created to list all the […]

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Finding Offline Citrix XenApp Servers Using Microsoft PowerShell Part 1 of 4

May 21, 2011

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May 21, 2011: I found a bug in the script where it did not work under all conditions for XenApp5 and XenApp 6.  I have changed the script to a version that, so far, has worked in all conditions tested. Recently I was asked how to use PowerShell to get a list of offline Citrix XenApp servers.  […]

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