IT/Citrix administrators often face issues and spend long time troubleshooting citrix Xenapp & Xendesktop, I beleive below table of events & services must help to identify > fix the issue and also proactively monitor
Component Task To be configured HSD Services to be monitored Citrix Independent Management Architecture Citrix XTE Server Service Citrix MFCOM Service […]
Startmenu redirection configuration is the same as we do for Windows 2003 or XP apart from 2 settings which i found helped in successful redirection for Windows 2008 R2 & Windows 7
“Remove user’s folders from the Start Menu” should be Disabled, Enabling will prevent redirection of start menu.
Enable “Remove common program groups from […]
I was working on a recent project where i had to configure citrix receiver to use multiple monitors on Ubuntu 13.10
I ran into few issues, however below are the steps to successfully configure
Download and install Linux receiver 13.0 By default install directory would be /opt/Citrix/ICAClient And edit the file wfica.sh
By default it […]
Recently i faced a small but strange issue after installing Citrix Webinterface. When i browse http://localhost (or) http://<server name/IP> will hit IIS7 page.
Recently while installing SQL 2008, it was getting failed with error “Access Denied”
After checking few settings, found the server was hardened per company policy and to SQL needed “Debug Programs” rights for the user ID which is been used to install.
Below is the setting to change it, can be done either in Local […]
We had issues with log rotation in XenServer causing the disk space to use completely and get hung, I had to delete the log file manually everytime this happens. So we decided to rotate the log files ensuring it doesn’t hog up disk space.
Change /etc/logrotate.conf Rotate 5 (will hold only 5 MB log files) […]
I had an issue when trying to assign vDisk RAM cache for 10GB, In the target device RAM cache was showing only 8GB. I know it’s a limitation in Windows 2003 STD where the OS limitation is 4GB, however i had Windows 2003 enterprise edition.
Did some check and found there’s a regkey to be […]
Recently I installed Windows 2008 x64 VM and installed xentools 6.0.2. VM was so slow and i couldn’t do any tasks. Sounds as a bug with xentools 6.0.2, couple of options to get it fixed
Rollback to xentools 6.0 Or “Disable Offload options” in the NIC properties. I disabled all properties in Advanced tab, you […]
By Default SQL 2008 listens in dynamic port, we may need SQL to listen in specific port (eg.1433) incase if this DB has to be accessed over firewall. Below are the steps to do it
I had a requirement to provide a VM with more than 8 vCPU and in Xencenter UI there was no option to do it.
I was able to do it from xenserver command line and below are the steps
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