Category Archives: XenApp and XenDesktop 7.X

Find master image used by machine catalog and Update master image steps

Find Master image: We don’t have the option to view the master image used by machine catalog in citrix studio directly. We need to go through powershell to view the master image details. Here is the command: Add-PSSnapin citrix*  – … 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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Disable Power Management in XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6

We have seen an issue in xenapp 7.6 where some of the vms are shutdown automatically after weekend reboot. After lot of research on the delivery controller, we have identified that Delivery controller is sending the shutdown command to some … Continue reading

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Imaging wizard failed after reboot

As per the pvs image wizard process, you install pvs target device setup on a machine and run image wizard to push the OS into a vhd(or vhdx in xa7.7) file. For this you need to reboot your target machine. … Continue reading

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PowerShell script to find unregistered vms and send email in xenapp 7.6

I recently came across a task to check all the unregistered vms in xenapp 7.6. I got the infomation and send email manually. I thought of a script which would do the same and wrote this small script: Script: Add-PSSnapin … Continue reading

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PowerShell script to Enable and Disable Maintenance Mode XenApp 7.6

Small script to enable and disable maintenance mode on xenapp 7.6 environment. Script: Function Global:Enable-MaintenanceMode([string]$servername) { Add-PSSnapin citrix* $name = (Get-BrokerSharedDesktop -HostedMachineName $servername).MachineName set-BrokerSharedDesktop $name -InMaintenanceMode $true } Function Global:Disable-MaintenanceMode([string]$servername) { Add-PSSnapin citrix* $name = (Get-BrokerSharedDesktop -HostedMachineName $servername).MachineName set-BrokerSharedDesktop $name … Continue reading

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Citrix XenApp Life cycle – EOL and End of Extended Support

On the Tuesday morning keynote that launched this year’s Citrix Synergy conference, Citrix CEO Mark Templeton took time to set to rest several years of speculation about the importance of XenApp. The message was unequivocal: “We love XenApp.” Templeton went … Continue reading

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