LinuxVDA’s Excellent Adventure!

There’s something afoot at the Circle K… So I’m sure you’ve had some fun getting the Linux VDA to work on XenApp 7.15LTSR. Well…… it is a bit of a challenge. I have had some difficulties myself. It kind of felt like nailing Jell-O to a tree or lighting a...Read more

Get the SCCP on SiteManager

Welcome back to the same bat time, same bat channel. We recently migrated SiteManager over to a new 3.18a version and to our new enterprise Citrix farm. Almost everything work perfectly, except that it didn’t. We ran into some fun with a single port. SCCP. Not sure if it is...Read more

Citrix Default Setting Has Teeth

Looks like another fun day in the wild world of virtualization. After having setup a new enterprise farm, you typically try and copy over your policies from your known good farm. Well….. Sometimes this works well. Sometimes it does not. What is worse, is when you build an entirely new...Read more

Path To Enlightened-ment

Ran across this video explaining Adaptive HDX transport. Rather good video that I wanted to share so that the people can get the information. Going to delve deeper into this new protocol that is delivering ICA over UDP versus TCP. Might have some more information on it in a future...Read more

SiteManager Please!

So you have have SiteManager and you want to virtualize this app into Citrix. You may have noticed there are some caveats with. One of the issues that we encountered (we’ve been running this for several years across several versions now), is that you have to be creative to separate...Read more

Not Working Fedora 29 to 5 – Updated!

Hello and good morning. These are the adventures of the starship…. wait. That’s right. Wrong channel. Wrong show. So….. I decided to upgraded to Fedora 29 ( really really nice btw) at the end of October. Everything was hunky and even dory one would say. Except for something. Something very...Read more

Something Mandatory This Way Comes….

  So, you have found that you have the dreaded, evil, painful, Mandatory Upgrade message…. This has happened to me a few times. I’ve spoken with Citrix support (which was very good about this btw) to get fixed a couple of times. The third time, I tried my hand at...Read more

IP Home on the Range

Good afternoon Citrix machina! So today, I want to expand on my overview list ( please see overview subject to change post ). I listed as item 1 that you need an IP range for your Citrix environment. I used a 255.255.255.0 subnet that got me quite a few servers...Read more

SQL Requirements for XenApp 7.15LTSR

Here are the requirements I ran across needing for the SQL backend portion for XenApp 7.15LTSR. I had to initially get full sa permission so that XenApp could setup it’s 3 databases. We couldn’t get it to work otherwise. After that, we were able to step down the permission as...Read more

Overview subject to change

Good afternoon and stuff! As promised, I’m going to begin to post the stuff for building a XenApp 7.15 LTSR Enterprise environment. This is subject to change as I run into different issues, requirements, or angry wombats. Below is a skeleton of the requirements I ran into in setting up...Read more