Today I have received two new applications to play with; that’s exactly what I did.

After installing and playing with both apps, I can say they do exactly what their respective developers advertised. Each can be very useful to deployments and day-to-day admin tasks.

XenApp Fast Publishing

Author: Pierre Marmignon | Citrixtools.net
Description: The XenApp Fast Publishing Tool has been designed to easy applications publication and management on XenApp Environments. It allows multiple apps to be published to one or many servers at once.
Requirements: Windows Server 2003, Windows 200 Server | .NET Framework 2.0
Compatibility: Citrix XenApp 4.0, XenApp 4.5
Download: http://www.citrixtools.net/en/Downloads.aspx | Size: 456 K


XenApp Farm Monitor

Author: Dennis Smith | Gourami.eu
Description: When starting Farm Monitor finds out these key elements of your Citrix farm: Datastore, License Server, and Data Collector(s). After this, Farm Monitors scans every XenApp server in the farm. When all elements of the farm are gathered, Farm Monitor pings these servers to see if they are online/reachable.
Requirements: Windows Server 2003, Windows 200 Server | .NET Framework 2.0
Compatibility: Citrix XenApp 4.0, XenApp 4.5
Download: http://gourami.eu/files/farm_monitor_beta5.zip | Size: 455 K



Kudos to both developers. I hope you guys find these apps usefull, if not, let them know where and how they can improve.