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Citrix XenDesktop 7 – VDA Installation

The VDA version delivered with XenDesktop 7 bits is 7.0.0.3018 The VDA can be deployed two ways, via the GUI setup and in an unattended way. Using the GUI is easy and can be done very quickly – but it remains manual deployment. Here are screenshot so for the one who won’t have time to...

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Citrix XenDesktop 7 – Unattended Installation + Site join

We all need to automate things, we need to fast deploy, fast provision and stay lazy, not doing the same thing every day… So let check how we can industrialize XenDesktop 7 deployment (the easy part) and configuration (I guess the tricky part). First to deploy XenDesktop 7 using command line is simple and very...

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Citrix XenDesktop 7 – Installation

XenDesktop 7 is now available with different features and entitlements (link) and yes there is a lot to read on this webpage but most of everything is already known features. So I will just write now what I read between the line : No more Citrix Streaming Application (RIP) in favor of Microsoft APP-V XenServer...

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Citrix Storefront 2 (Preview) vs WebInterface

A new version of Strorefront is coming along with XenDesktop 7. There are a lot of change in this version comparing to the previous one but first here is a quick internal architecture of Storefront Services : What have changed with Storefront ? No more external database HTML5 Client improved Desktop Appliance Site Session pre-launch (for XenApp...

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Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU1 and AppV 4.6

Another moment of pure fun with Symantec Endpoint Protection… I liked the version 11 so much and I was missing mysterious Symantec issue so much I decided to update the anti-virus software to 12 on all my customer XenDesktop virtual machines… The version we chose to deploy was Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU1 (version given...

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XenDesktop 5.6 – The WinRM service is unable to start.

During a XenDesktop 4 to 5.6 migration I had to deploy WinRM on Windows XP SP3 virtual machines. I had a Desktop Group of 60 Machines for developers with IIS installed on it. WinRM installation went fine but the configuration wasn’t possible, I always got an error when the service was trying to start : The WinRM...

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Citrix CloudGateway 2.5 – Configuration

One more time for those who won’t have time to try another release here is a short and simple blog about Citrix CloudGateway 2.5, you’ll be able to read and see accross this blog post different steps and screens to setup the AppControler. New version are coming along with every time as much new features...

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