Citrix XenApp and Windows Server 2016 – Optimisation Script

The following details the Computer Settings that the script will perform in order to Optimise Windows Server 2016 in XenApp/RDS based environment as per citrix optimisation Guide in 2008 R2/Various blogs and my own experience in running citrix environments. I have extensively reviewed all settings/Changes and believe that they all apply to Windows Server 2016 … Continue reading Citrix XenApp and Windows Server 2016 – Optimisation Script

Installing & Configure Netscaler 12.x for XenApp/XenDesktop

Importing Virtual Appliance into XenServer & Initial Configuration Step 1: Select XenServer in XenCentre (in this case CTXLAB-XENHOST) Step 2: Select File, Click Import Step 3: At locate the file you want to import , click browse Step 4: Browse for the XVA file (NSVPX-XEN-12.0-41.16_nc), Click OK. This can be downloaded at http://citrix.download.com Step 6:Click … Continue reading Installing & Configure Netscaler 12.x for XenApp/XenDesktop

Netscaler Access Gateway licensing

This is always a frequent question i get asked, do you need to license the Netscaler for additional XenApp/XenDesktop Users? Below taken from Access Gateway Licensing Mismystified Citrix Blog. License Types Access Gateway is licensed at two levels: Platform License Universal License Platform Licenses Every Access Gateway (VPX/MPX) comes with a Platform license, which enables all … Continue reading Netscaler Access Gateway licensing

AppV 5.1 – Configuring SSL for AppV Management/Publishing and Reporting Services

This is a follow on my previous post - Installing Microsoft App-V 5.1 on Windows Server 2016 and Load Balance AppV 5.1 using Netscaler 11.x/12.x on how to secure the communication within App-V by using SSL instead of the default HTTP NOTE: Before continuing , please ensure you have a valid certificate authority in the domain to send … Continue reading AppV 5.1 – Configuring SSL for AppV Management/Publishing and Reporting Services

Cloudhouse Containers – a first look

ClousHouse Containers Overview: Containers include the App Redirection Engine which provides application compatibility and redirections to enable the containers to overcome the hard-coded dependencies detected during packaging so that apps can run natively on supported Citrix/Windows platforms. Deployment Workflow provides management of runtimes required for the target operating system, configuration state and the layering of … Continue reading Cloudhouse Containers – a first look

Microsoft to block Standalone Office 2016 from accessing Office 365 in 2020

As per Office 365 blog found here Effective October 13th, 2020, Office 365 will only allow Office client connectivity from subscription clients (Office 365 ProPlus) or Office perpetual clients within mainstream support to connect to Office 365 services. (Please refer to the Microsoft support lifecycle site for Office mainstream support dates.) Any Standalone Office 2016 … Continue reading Microsoft to block Standalone Office 2016 from accessing Office 365 in 2020