Technical Deep Dives

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Getting to Know Citrix NetScaler CPX

Citrix NetScaler is a commercial load balancer that competes with open source load balancers, such as HAProxy and Nginx. NetScaler…

Zone Preference Internals

XenApp/XenDesktop 7.11 introduced a new feature called Zone Preference. This allows application or desktop session launch requests to take into…

How to Assign Desktops to Specific Servers in XenApp 7

This is part 2 of my blog post series about new application and desktop publishing. Part 1 explained how the…

No Worries! XenMobile Service/NetScaler Gateway Configuration Script for Easy Setup

Early this year, we announced an alternative to our previously recommended IPsec Enterprise Connectivity method, Citrix Cloud Connector. This move…

vDisk Replicator Tool

During my time as a field consultant, I’ve noticed that one of the most common operational challenges Citrix administrators face…

Developing Modular Web Applications in Early 2017

Lately, I’ve been working on a continuous integration devops dashboard for XenApp/XenDesktop, written as a SQL server database, web service…

Decoding the Citrix SCOM Management Pack for StoreFront Error, “StoreFront Store Service Probe Failed”

While using the Citrix SCOM Management Pack for StoreFront (MPSF), you might come across an error, StoreFront Store Service Probe…

Controlling VDA Load Balancing in FMA XenApp & XenDesktop

Since the release of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.0, it has been possible to use a pool of multi-session server OS…

MCS Storage I/O Optimization On Resource Constrained Systems

Machine Creation Services Storage I/O Optimization (MCS I/O) trades RAM usage in the Guest Operating System running the Virtual Delivery…

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