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Citrix XenDesktop or XenApp Adobe Flash crashes IE

Oct
15

I ran into a problem recently where a XenDesktop farm's Windows 7 VM's were crashing when visiting sites with Flash - youtube, MSN, etc. etc. The Flash version was 11.8.x.x, XenDesktop version is 5.5.

Items Tried:

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Rebooting a XenDesktop Controller - DDC

Aug
06

I get this question occasionally: "What will happen to my existing user connections if I reboot my XenDesktop Controller?"

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Citrix User Profile Manager Streaming Driver Not Loaded

Jul
29

Issue: User profiles are loading very slowly. Most take 1-4 minutes to load.

Environment: XenDesktop 5, PVS 6.0, UPM 4.1.2, Windows 7 PVS image.

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XenServer Tools Not Installed Error

May
17

Issue: XenCenter Console showing XenServer error on provisioned Services XenDesktop VM's - XenServer tools not installed - in the XenCenter console.

Environment: XenServer 6.1, Virtual Machines provisioned via Citrix Provisioning Services

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Citrix XenDesktop - VMware SDK Connectivity

May
13

Products: Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and VMware 5.1

Issue: Client was getting error messages when trying to connect his XenDesktop infrastructure to his Vcenter host.

Troubleshooting:

  1. There are no special "things" that need to be installed on the servers themselves. But the connectivity to the Vcenter SDK by default is SSL based. If your Desktop Controller doesn't trust your Vcenter server then the connection won't work. That was the case in this situation.

The Fix:

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Citrix EdgeSight Licensing Grace Period Error

May
13

Issue:

Client getting EdgeSight Error Message: The device "servername" at "IPAddress" has reported Grace Period violations EdgeSight has detected license violations in the payload for the device  "servername" at "IPAddress" . This device is still within the 14-day licensing grace period. Please take corrective action to prevent future violations

Troubleshooting:

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Citrix Excalibur - How To Article - Install, Configure - Part I

May
07

What is this article?

This article is an introduction into Citrix Excalibur. I will go through as many features as possible as well as the installation and configurate of a basic proof of concept site. There will be numerous articles in this series. The other articles in this series are listed at the bottom of this page.

About Excalibur

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Citrix Excalibur - Delivery Controller - Initial Site Configuration - Part 3

May
07

This article will show you the steps to configure your first site on the Citrix Excalibur Delivery Controller. The Delivery Controller is responsible for distributing
applications and desktops, managing user access, and optimizing connections to applications. Each site has one or more delivery controllers.

Prerequisites:

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Citrix Excalibur - Delivery Controller Installation - Part 2

May
07

This is part II of the article series on Excalibur. It will walk you through the build of the Citrix Delivery Controller. The links to the other articles in this series are at the bottom of this page.

Delivery Controller Server: These are the components and items that will be installed on this server

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