Technical Stuff

VMware Horizon 6.0 & Mirage 5.0 Reviewers Guides

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

VMware Horizon 6.0 & Mirage 5.0 Reviewers Guides2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00

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

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

Configure and Troubleshoot Citrix XenDesktop 7.x Services – Updated for 7.62016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00

App-V 5.0 standalone – Add Packages and Connection Groups from file share

If you are running App-V without the complete infrastructure or SCCM you normally store all your packages on a file share. Attached you find a small script that connects to a given file share, searches for all .appv files in it and loads all the found packages on the target system. If you have connection

App-V 5.0 standalone – Add Packages and Connection Groups from file share2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00

XenDesktop 7.x DB creation with locked SQL Servers

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

XenDesktop 7.x DB creation with locked SQL Servers2016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00

Install and Upgrade Citrix Delivery Controller from 7.5 to 7.6

Citrix XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 were anounced and are available right now. Let´s have a quick look at the installation of the Delivery Controller (DC) that ships with that version. What´s new with DCs? One of the highly anticipated features in this version is the Connection Leasing. I will not go too deep into

Install and Upgrade Citrix Delivery Controller from 7.5 to 7.62016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00

Create a bootable ESXi 5.5 USB Stick with VMware Fusion 7

This is a simple and short blog post about an easy method of creating a bootable ESXi USB Stick with VMware Fusion on a Mac. It only takes some minutes to be completed. If you need general information about VMware ESXi in VMware Fusion please refer to this VMware KB article Installing ESXi in VMware

Create a bootable ESXi 5.5 USB Stick with VMware Fusion 72016-10-30T20:12:43+02:00