Category Archives: XenDesktop 5.X

Power manage vms in xendesktop

XenDesktop provides full and partial power management of machines in desktop groups. You can power manage virtual machines not physical ones. The ability to fully or partially control power management depends on how virtual machines in the desktop group are … Continue reading

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VM Hosted Apps

VM hosted apps allows you to isolate applications and host them from virtual machines or physical computers, including blade servers, running Windows single-user desktop operating systems. Users access these applications through a Web browser, the Citrix online plug-in, or Citrix … Continue reading

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Generate new Esx certificate

Note: The below process works only for esx version till 4.X. Not for 5 and 5.X Changing your host’s network name and SSL certificate When you first install ESXi your host will be given a hostname of “localhost” and domain … Continue reading

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HDX MediaStream for Flash Feature Dynamic Blacklist Explained

There are certain situations in which HDX MediaStream for Flash failsfor certain Website URLs. This happens as a result of certain Web pages that have been designed to work in a way that is not compatible with our HDX architecture. … Continue reading

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(MMC) based Administrative Consoles takes an Extended Time to Start

Symptom Citrix Microsoft Management Console (MMC) based administrative consoles such as Access Management Console, Delivery Services Console take an extended time to start. Once running, the consoles operate normally. Cause Citrix MMC based administrative consoles feature components that are written … Continue reading

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Desktop Studio Object reference not set to an instance of an object. reload the snap-in to retry

Upon first launch of Desktop Studio just after installation you’ll be presented with error message: “Object reference not set to an instance of an object. reload the snap-in to retry.” Solution1: Cause: Because “CitrixConfigurationService” service is NOT running on your … Continue reading

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Machine Creation Services

Machine Creation Services (MCS) is one option for desktop image delivery. It simply uses the hypervisor APIs (XenServer, Hyper-V, and vSphere) to create, start, stop, and delete virtual machines. When XenDesktop Desktop Studio is configured, a hosting infrastructure and storage … Continue reading

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