Monthly Archives: June 2013

Windows 2012 and SMB 3.0 – all you need to know

As part of my endeavours to cultivate an optimized windows 2012 RDS/XenDesktop 7 Published Desktop get the feeling SMB 3.0 is going to play a big part – found the below as a useful starting point in my research

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Getting rid of that pesky your virtual desktop is attempting to use your microsoft or webcam message for ALL :)

Or for that matter: “your virtual desktop is attempting to access your local files” Just released by citrix:

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VSphere HA Clustering – best practices – nice and simple does it :)

Must say from day 1 with working with VMware have been a big fan of the clustering technology that comes with vSphere/vCenter, in comparison to the even the likes of MSCS its a sinch’ – suppose the one thing i … Continue reading

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When your vSphere VM’s need CPU cycles NOW!

We had an interesting performance issue which reared its head recently. Environment Xenapp 6.5 environment. Hypervisor: ESXi 5.0 u2. Noticed consistent latencies on applications across the board, these latencies would in play no matter how “close” the users’ were to … Continue reading

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Slow access to your citrix web interface page?

Running Web interface 5.4 – on first launch close to v.slow i’d gauge it launching the logon page. Did a bit of digging around and found this: Worked a charm, nice, fast and the natives are now happier 🙂

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How to publish and deploy Xenapp Applications from the SCCM 2012 Console

Hi all, So after overcoming the pain of a duplicate GUID issue everything has worked swimmingly regards publishing and deploying Xenapp applications from SCCM. The environment we have running here is Xenapp 6.5 HRP01 (+recommended post HRP01 hotfixes), using PVS … Continue reading

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