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E2EVC Athens, Greece AD 2018

Another E2E event in my pocket and this one in Athens was a pretty good one. I learned many things as well during the session than while speaking and sharing all around with everyone. http://www.e2evc.com What I love about this event, this is the no marketing bullshit policy. Even tho there are sponsors, presentation are...

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VMware VMtools installation with XenDesktop / XenApp 7.x VDAs

It’s time to update this “popular” blog post with latest version from VMware and Citrix products. Many people still install VMware tools 10.0.6 as is and don’t try to optimize this middleware / drivers to work with Citrix VDAs 7.x. To do so, run the setup to proceed to a Custom installation And then click...

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Microsoft Office (Exchange) 365 – RDSH Myth

For many years now, the everything in cloud is happening more and more, among all the services / software available as a services, most of the vendor are promising a cheaper way to manage their software and a much more simple way to manage it.. I know some of you will disagree with what I writing...

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Expand virtual machines hard disk – automation

Sometimes, at some customers’s place, with an infrastructure already in place (XenApp with PVS or XenDesktop VDI pooled with PVS) the D: drive is too small. The drive where you redirect Windows Event Logs, Logs (UPM for example and/or other applications – services) This is a drive where page file is often redirected as well...

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XenDesktop XenApp 7.x – vmware / ad / delivery group notes and descriptions sync

Several times i had the need to synchronise Virtual Machine notes (vmware) with Active Directory Computer description. As in big environment, different team are managing each of these components, the need to be able to link an Active Directory computer account to a vm with XenApp / XenDesktop delivery group has often been seen as...

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Citrix XenDesktop 7 – Create Persistent Hypervisor Connection and Hosting Unit, Unattended

I blogged about how to automate Citrix XenDesktop 7 deployment and database creation, and how to join and existing XenDesktop 7 site unattended, but now to continue and go a bit further in the automation process, I needed and wanted to know how to automate Hosting Configuration by Adding Connection and Resources to the DDC...

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vmware vmtools installation with XenDesktop VDA

December 2016 – Blog post updated : http://www.archy.net/vmware-vmtools-installation-with-xendesktop-xenapp-7-x-vdas/ This is the personalized installation I do when I deploy vmtools on the VMs with VDA to install on it. Don’t forget to install vmtools before Citrix Virtual Desktop Agent ! It always good to have this information shared because I had a lot of question regarding vmware...

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E2E Conference, you should go !

Update : You can download my slide deck to have all the information you wanted to have (URLs, Registry keys etc…) E2E What’s new in XenApp 6.5 – Impact in production env.   Next E2E event will be in Vienna, Austria the 25th, 26th and 27th of May 2012 —- E2E is a great community...

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