Category Archives: Best Practices

IMA, service doesn’t start – possible reasons

Citrix Xenapp is completely dependent on the IMA service.  When IMA fails to start on a server, it can really put a damper on your day.  Often we find ourselves asking why Citrix doesn’t just tell you what it means … Continue reading

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Change License server in xa 6.5

If you want to change license server name in xenapp 6.5, open server role manager, edit licensing option then update your new license server name, click next and apply, and reboot.

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Best Citrix XenApp 6.5 CTX Articles 2013

In this how-to I’ll be listing all the best CTX articles I found while deploying Citrix XenApp. They range from best practices to troubleshooting guides I’ve found to resolve complex profile issues. I hope everyone finds it useful. 1. Best … Continue reading

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Eight Reasons To Run XenDesktop 7 on Hyper-V 2012

XenDesktop 7 is the latest product release from Citrix for delivering virtual desktops and applications allowing users to work from anywhere on any device.  XenDesktop 7 is supported on all the major hypervisors; however I will present the case for … Continue reading

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Best Practice – Assigning Apps to Users

Assigning published applications to users may be a very simple task, but if not managed well, it can end up creating more problems. I have seen customers assigning individual user accounts to the published apps in the Citrix admin console and … Continue reading

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Windows 8 and Server 2012 Optimization Guide

With the recent release of XenDesktop 7, we put together a list of recommended optimizations for Windows 8 /8.1 and Server 2012 virtual desktops on XenDesktop 7.x.  The purpose of this blog is to provide a list of commonly applied … Continue reading

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“New” Citrix Best Practices

Overview There are best practices and then there’s reality…I have been saying that for years.  Because I believe too many folks think some best practices are set in stone or should be implemented or followed no matter what the situation.  To be honest, … Continue reading

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