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Find XenApp 6.5 License server name from registry

AFAIK, there  is no direct GUI link to check the license server name so i thought to put a post so that whenever needed, I can quickly check it. Below are the 4 places where you can find license server … Continue reading

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Citrix Products Evolution

From the time citrix started below are the editions and name changes with year numbers. Citrix was founded in Richardson, Texas, in 1989 by former IBM developer Ed Iacobucci . Citrix Version Name Year MultiUser 1.0 1991 MultiUser 2.0 1992 WinView 1993 … Continue reading

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How to put XenApp servers to maintenance mode

Introduction “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.” – Bill Gates Many people know that I am a big supporter of laziness in IT (and … Continue reading

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Make Secondary DB Server as primary in Citrix

Below mentioned is a real time scenario with Questions and Answers: We have Presentation Server 4.5 on 2 servers. Everything is on our Server1. Server2 is currently just used as another Citrx server in the same Farm for deploying Citrix … Continue reading

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Move SQL datastore from one server to another

How to Move a Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine Data Store From One Server to Another Summary This article describes how to move a Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (MSDE) data store from one server to another. Background The steps … Continue reading

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IMA and SMA services not starting

IMA Service and Citrix SMA Service fail to start and MFCOM Service is unresponsive, when the state of the status is Starting. The reason in the Event viewer mentions that the SMA and IMA Service failed to start because a dependent … Continue reading

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Session Sharing

Session sharing is a mode in which more than one published application runs within a single ICA/HDX connection. Session sharing occurs when a user has an open session and launches another application that is published on the same XenApp server; … Continue reading

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