VMware Horizon 6.0 & Mirage 5.0 Reviewers Guides

By |2016-10-30T20:12:43+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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 [...]

Configure Citrix StoreFront 2.6 – Part 2

By |2016-10-30T20:12:43+00:00October 17th, 2014|Technical Stuff|

Now that we have created a basic unconfigured StoreFront deployment we will have a look at the features and options we can configure. Start the Citrix StoreFront Console. This is what it looks like when we open it for the first time. We now can View or Change a store or create a new one. [...]