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 »

Citrix Release Xenserver 5.6 Sp2

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 »