Citrix Supportability Pack

Citrix Supportability Pack Description The Supportability Pack is a collection of popular tools written by Citrix engineers to help diagnose and troubleshoot XenDesktop/XenApp products. The tools are cataloged by features and components to make it easier to find and use. Early versions of the Pack serves as a launch pad […]

Citrix troubleshooting tools: Top 10

Tools are used for: 1) Data Collection / Tracing 2) Upload data to support team in an industry standard format (Citrix Insight Services – CIS) 3) Data analysis and review Check https://cis.citrix.com for more details.   Top 10 tools are: 1. MedEvac (for XenApp farm health check) 2. Citrix Diagnostics […]

SQL Server PowerShell Overview

More details at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc281954%28v=sql.105%29.aspx SQL Server 2008 introduces support for Windows PowerShell. Windows PowerShell is a powerful scripting shell that lets administrators and developers automate server administration and application deployment. The Windows PowerShell language supports more complex logic than Transact-SQL scripts, giving SQL Server administrators the ability to build robust […]

CIDR/VLSM IPv4 subnet calculator

http://www.subnet-calculator.com/cidr.php The CIDR Calculator enables CIDR network calculations using IP address, CIDR mask (subnet mask), mask bits, maximum required IP addresses and maximum required subnets. Results of the CIDR calculation provide the wildcard mask, for use with ACL (Access Control Lists), CIDR network address (CIDR route), network address in CIDR […]

Build your IT Professional hands-on skills

Become now an active member of the following communities to enhance your hands-on skills on various Microsoft and Citrix technologies: http://www.spiceworks.com/ http://www.experts-exchange.com/ http://eventid.net/ http://packetlife.net/ http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/ http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtuallabs/bb467605.aspx

Citrix Cloud Provider Pack for Service Providers

Citrix Cloud Provider Pack The Citrix Cloud Provider Pack is a set of technologies which complements Citrix hosted desktop solutions to provide new levels of automation, seamless hybrid cloud experience and mobility. Source: http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/03/19/fast-moving-clouds-2/ App orchestration technology: We hear over and over again that cloud providers are looking for ways […]

Browser configuration/support for apps/desktops

Make sure that you configure your browser settings properly when accessing any sites with hosted apps/desktops, based on the Sharepoint 2013 browser general guidance. Internet Explorer: Follow instructions at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263202.aspx#configurebrowser Other browser: For information about supported browsers, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526.aspx

PowerShell Deployment Toolkit

PowerShell Deployment Toolkit Source: https://blogs.technet.com/b/privatecloud/archive/2013/02/08/deployment-introducing-powershell-deployment-toolkit.aspx Rob Willis (MSFT) In this post, I want to provide an overview of the “PowerShell Deployment Toolkit”, or PDT. PDT is a set of scripts and knowledge that can be used to deploy… well, probably just about anything, but the samples we provide are for deployment […]