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Citrix & VMware – Installer Mess!

By | 2016-10-30T20:12:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Technical Stuff|

At first I want to wish you all a happy new year. I had planned a different blog post as the first one but I had no chance of preventing me writing down these thoughts about the installers of Citrix XenDesktop (respectively XenApp) and VMware Horizon View. Both companies have large-scale installations out there and [...]

VMware Horizon 6.0 & Mirage 5.0 Reviewers Guides

By | 2016-10-30T20:12:43+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Technical Stuff|

VMware released their Mirage 5.0 Reviewer´s Guide. It can be downloaded here: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/vmware-horizon-mirage-reviewers-guide.pdf. Topics covered are: What is VMware Mirage? Key features Packaging and licensing Components and architecture Installation and configuration Hands-on evaluation exercises There is also a Reviewers Guide available for Horizon 6.0. It can be downloaded here: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/view/VMware-View-Evaluators-Guide.pdf Topics covered are: Installation Prerequisites [...]

Configure and Troubleshoot Citrix XenDesktop 7.x Services – Updated for 7.6

By | 2016-10-30T20:12:43+00:00 January 15th, 2015|Technical Stuff|

If you need to troubleshoot your environment it is often crucial to have as much information about the environment you can get. If you need to troubleshoot XenDesktop or XenApp environments and especially the services you can start the service executables with the -logfile switch and the path where you want to store the log [...]

XenDesktop 7.x DB creation with locked SQL Servers

By | 2016-10-30T20:12:43+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Technical Stuff|

I have seen many projects in the past were it was not possible to automate the creation of XenDesktop databases during the deployment process because the database servers were locked out of security reasons. In this case the only chance of creating the databases was to deliver SQL scripts to the database team. When the [...]