Citrix have finally released project Tampa from beta to Xenserver 6.1 hypervisor, finally introducing features like Vmware’s storage Vmotion, in this case called Storage XenMotion. Citrix have also committed to start releasing 2 updates per year for XenServer. The following features have been added. Storage XenMotion:
I tried upgrading Vsphere from Version 5.0 Update 1 to 5.1, however when booting from the CD or Trying update manager i kept on getting the following error: From CD err no 39 directory not empty From Update Manager The update was failing after a short period.
Logon as the local Administrator Try to run the discovery process If it fails (as it did for me) open a command console
When you are running a user / device license each user that logs on, is assigned a license. This license is automatically revoked after that user has not logged on into the system. However sometimes you may manually need to revoke a license if you run out. running this command from your license server will… Read More »
I have been having issues connecting redirected drives into my Xenapp Server. It seems there is a problem with the new Citrix Receiver where this has been disable for some reason. So you can not open any documents published through XenApp from Xendesktop from any local or networked drives for your Xendesktop image. The following… Read More »
Sometimes in some scenarios, you encounter a Xen hosted VM that is stuck in a “Pending” state, typically a VM that was stuck with a pending Shutdown task. from XenCenter, the VM is no responsive in a panic state and the Shutdown and Reboot buttons are greyed out. A couple of potential causes for this condition include: 1. a mounted iso from the… Read More »
This latest updates Welcomes a few new feature which we have been waiting for, for quite some time. Such as the introduction of IntelliCache. makes hosted Virtual Desktop Infrastructure deployments more cost-effective by enabling you to use a combination of shared storage and local storage. The load on the storage array is reduced and performance… Read More »
The long awaited Service pack for Xendestop 5 has finally arrived. Bringing new features along Licensing enhancements: V 11.9 of License Server supports user/device licensing, manages license checkout information, and provides information that enables you to check out the least number of licenses. You can use Desktop Studio to track and manage license usage and… Read More »
When Clicking on a link from a local or network share on a Xendesktop 5 image, an error with cannot access \\client\c$\users\desktop\file.doc This is a problem as you have to manually open the application and then select the file from within the application, making the user experiance quite unfriendly.
1. Perform a metadata backup and back up your VMs before performing the rest of this procedure. 2. Disable High Availability (HA) from XenCenter, if enabled.