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WEM 4.5 UPDATE AVAILABLE

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:08
Intro Citrix’s software developers are hard at work and have rolled out version 4.5 of Workspace Environment Manager. You can now download the new version here (requires Platinum licenses and login to Citrix.com). I’ve provided the release notes below. What’s new Workspace Environment Management 4.5 includes the following new features. For information about bug fixes, see Fixed issues. … Continue reading WEM 4.5 UPDATE AVAILABLE →
Categories: , Citrix, Virtualisation

PowerShell – Add PowerShell to Context Menu

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:54
Here’s a holiday hack for PowerShell. If you would like the ability to right-click on a directory and have PowerShell open to that directory here’s what you do… Open the registry on the system you want to do this on (regedit.exe) Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\directory\shell Right-click and create a new key called PowerShellPrompt Rename the Default … Continue reading PowerShell – Add PowerShell to Context Menu →
Categories: , Citrix, Virtualisation

WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – OCTOBER 28 2017

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting Configure Citrix Profile Management through WEM Citrix Optimizer Beta Tool Powershell: PSGraph 1.2, The SubGraph Release Citrix vs SMB (Small and Medium-sized Business)? Citrix UPM Profiles to FSLogix Profiles Conversion Powershell Script Everything there is to know about joining the Citrix CTP program Tech/Nerd/Gadget/Gaming … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – OCTOBER 28 2017 →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – OCTOBER 21 2017

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting Bart Jacobs’ Toolbox: Monitoring Part 1 Bart Jacobs’s Toolbox: Monitoring Part 2 A look at the Goliath Application Availability Monitor WINDOWS 10 END OF SUPPORT CYCLE Citrix Health Assistant (updated version) Discussion with Ron Oglesby, the New Citrix Community Lead How to use Director … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – OCTOBER 21 2017 →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – OCTOBER 7 2017

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting CTP Program: A Look Behind the Scenes XenApp & XenDesktop Component Architecture Poster How to enable/collect logs on WEM Agent machines How to enable/collect logs on WEM Broker App-V Decision Matrix v7 Hey StoreFront, How Are Your Delivery Controllers Doing? How to verify when … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – OCTOBER 7 2017 →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 30 2017

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 11:35
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting Secure Deployment Guide for NetScaler App Layering and AntiVirus Best Practices Citrix App Layering 45. Available (requires MyCitrix login and active CSS) The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide – Part 3 Tech/Nerd/Gadget/Gaming Thanks for reading, Alain Advertisements Filed under: Always Be Learning, Automation Tagged: … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 30 2017 →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 23 2017

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting Sizing Windows 2016, Windows 2012 and Windows 10 VM’s NetScaler 10.1, 10.5, 11.0, 11.1 and 12.0 Builds Temporarily Offline General items to consider while upgrading from WEM 4.2 and earlier to WEM 4.3 or later WEM SQL Database is growing to over 20 GB … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 23 2017 →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 16 2017

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting XenApp/XenDesktop Site Design (v2017) Provisioning services 7.x vdisk Imaging Procedure Citrix Provisioning Services Boot Process How to Perform Reverse Image in Provisioning Services to upgrade Target Device software version XenDesktop 7.x: Use Powershell to display the last logon time of users Complete List of … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 16 2017 →
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NetScaler MAS: Resetting nsroot password

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:45
Intro NetScaler MAS represents a very versatile and powerful tool. If you have NetScalers, I recommend you give it a try. As of this writing, if you have 30 or fewer VIP’s configured on your NetScalers, you can use all the features of MAS (confirm with your Citrix Sales Rep). So, let’s say you want … Continue reading NetScaler MAS: Resetting nsroot password →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 9 2017

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting App Layering: PVS Cache Disks May Need to Be Larger with Elastic Layering XenApp and XenDesktop Q3 2017 FAQ from the What’s New Webinar Image Optimization Analysis – Citrix XenApp Community Champions: Citrix Technology Advocates (CTA) The ‘death’ of Windows NanoServer Citrix Printing Quick … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – SEPTEMBER 9 2017 →
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Citrix Technology Advocate

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 13:44
(I’m not that full of myself, but I’m pretty happy about this recognition). About 14 years ago, I was working in a regional, multi-hospital system in Eastern Tennessee. I was the newest member of the network engineering team and we were responsible the network, servers, Active Directory, storage, IBM mid-range systems. Basically, all the vital … Continue reading Citrix Technology Advocate →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – September 2 2017

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting PVS Server shows down in console even though StreamService is running StoreFront 3 optimizations Citrix Director Load Balancing – NetScaler 12 Warm up Citrix VDA’S with ControlUp logon simulator and PowerShell Command-line switches for Microsoft Office products Tech/Nerd/Gadget/Gaming Thanks for reading, AlainFiled under: Always … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – September 2 2017 →
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WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – AUGUST 26 2017

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 08:00
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive EUC/Virtualization/Scripting Troubleshooting Citrix Receiver Updates Citrix App Layering Preparation Script Available Now! Citrix Profile Management 7.15 LTSR Workspace Environment Management 4.4 Supported Databases for XenApp and XenDesktop Components User Profile Best Practices for XenApp Citrix Receiver Command Line Helper Tool Tech/Nerd/Gadget/Gaming Android Oreo superpowers, coming … Continue reading WAGTHEREAL DIGEST – AUGUST 26 2017 →
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Visual Studio Code: PowerShell Profile

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 19:47
Intro Microsoft has released a terrific open source, multi-platform code editor called Visual Studio Code. If you want to get started with VS Code, I would recommend watching the videos provided here and then watch this excellent video about replacing PowerShell ISE with Visual Studio Code by Mike Robbins. What about the PowerShell profile? While … Continue reading Visual Studio Code: PowerShell Profile →
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