Linux coming to XenApp and XenDesktop

Citrix announced a limited technology preview of virtualized Linux apps and desktops, that integrates with XenApp and XenDesktop and extends the FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) to enable additional use cases in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, oil and gas and financial services. When used with Citrix HDX, the company’s market-leading user experience technology, customers will get unmatched… Read More »

Xenserver iSCSI and Jumbo Frames

So,you either just setup iSCSI or are having performance issues with your current iSCSI device. Here are some pointers to ensure “networking” is not the issue: 1. MTU Settings Always check in XenCenter that your NICS responsible for storage are pointing to the correct target IPS. If they are, ensure you can ping these targets… Read More »

Xendesktop 5.5 Special Folder Access with Xenapp 6.5

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 »

Xenserver VM Stuck in shutdown (orange icon)

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 »