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

Configuring Microsoft App-V 5.1

Configure App-V Content Share Step 1: Determine location to host the Appv Content, this usually will be a Highly Available File Store on Windows/Storage Device. Step 2: Run the following powershell script to create the Folder/Share with correct AD Replace the variables relevant to your setup # Variables $folder = 'D:\AppVContent' $appvshare = 'AppVContent$' $appvserverGroup = … Continue reading Configuring Microsoft App-V 5.1

Load Balance AppV 5.1 using Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Pre-requisite tasks Step 1: Launch Active Directory User & Computers, Create a new Computer account in the Correct OU (in my case LAB\Lab Servers\VCS\Appv Step 2: Launch DNS Server Name > Forward Lookup Zone > LAB.LOCAL. Enter the below information and click Add Host Name: LAB-APPV IP Address: 192.168.0.96 (this will be a VIP Address … Continue reading Load Balance AppV 5.1 using Netscaler 11.x/12.x

AppV 5 and Citrix PVS – What is the right way to deploy?

In order to understand what is best fit for PVS, we need to understand the two Mode types are available in App-V for streaming apps:- Normal Mode Shared Content Store Taken from Microsoft Blog  - Click here Normal Mode/SCS Not Enabled (default) User Launches App-V App If App is not available in RAM/WMM it requests … Continue reading AppV 5 and Citrix PVS – What is the right way to deploy?

App-V – Package {x} version {x} failed configuration in folder ‘D:\App-V’ with error 0x4C40320C-0x12

Issue: After redirecting default Package Installation Root from %PROGRAMDATA%\App-V to another location i.e D:\App-V The following error appears in Appv Client Event Logs: App-V – Package {x} version {x} failed configuration in folder ‘D:\App-V’ with error 0x4C40320C-0x12 Solution: Ensure that the folder permission, in this case ‘D:\App-V’ also has the below permissions Authenticated Users | … Continue reading App-V – Package {x} version {x} failed configuration in folder ‘D:\App-V’ with error 0x4C40320C-0x12