Citrix has released some new documentation for CloudPlatform version 3.0.6.
The following documentation can be downloaded from their website:
In the previous posts I have explained to you how to install the software and how you can create your first environment. Here’s the overview of the previous, current and yet to come posts and the Excalibur Tech Preview.
In this post we are going to configure the Agent software for use with Excalibur on a Windows 2012 machine.
In this post I assume you already have installed a Windows 2012 server and are ready to install the Excalibur agent now.
Mount the Excalibur ISO in your VM and (if everything is correct) the auto launch will show this screen. Select the “Delivery Agent for Windows Machines” and let the installation begin. Continue reading “How to install Citrix Excalibur Tech Preview (part 5)”
I see alot of searches from Google coming to my blog referring to the issues with Flash 11.3 and 11.4 hotfixes released by Citrix [#LA2283] & [#LA2565].
Quick recap of the issues fixed:
[From OnlinePlug-in_12.3.200][#LA2283] Continue reading “Citrix XenApp 6.5 Flash 11.3 / 11.4 redirection”
HP has released a small PDF which helps you to install and configure Server 2012 on HP hardware.
Read or download the PDF here.
A grab of the document:
This paper identifies the HP ProLiant servers and ProLiant server platform options that we support with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and provides information that can assist you during your OS installation1. The information applies to both Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition and Microsoft Windows Server Standard Edition. Their differences in virtualization support make them appropriate for different environments:
• Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition provides unlimited virtual instances, making it ideal for highly virtualized private and hybrid cloud environments.
• Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition provides two virtual instances, making it ideal for low density or non-virtualized environments.
This paper addresses the following key topics:
• Recommended system configurations
• Supported HP ProLiant servers
• Supported ProLiant server platform options, including:
Software and drivers
• Procedures for a new installation
• Known issues and workarounds
Desktops fail to start with a 1030 error.
In this scenario, when the user clicks on their desktop group, the desktop viewer starts, but then disconnects giving an error 1030:
“The connection to ‘mydesktop’ failed with status 1030”
This issue was not fixed by reinstalling the Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) software and was not seen with a fresh vanilla OS Image, however the customer required that their organization use the image approved by their security department.
Citrix has released hotfix XAE500R01W2K8066 for Windows 2008 32 and 64 bit operating systems.
When clicking the clock in the notification area of a XenApp 5 session on Windows Server 2008, the following error message appears:
"Unknown Time Zone…"
To enable this fix in its entirety, you must install both a client a server hotfix that contains fix #LA1044.
The fix works with time zone (UTC+09:00) Seoul and (UTC+09:00) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo.
XenApp servers behind read-only domain controllers (RODCs) might experience slow application launch issues while winlogon.exe spikes CPU usage.
You can download the 32 bit patch here.
You can download the 64 bit patch here.
HDX MediaStream Flash redirection does not work for any site when the "Flash URL compatibility list" policy is enabled and a site is added to the list – regardless whether it specified to render on the server, on the client, or to be blocked.
At times of heavy logon/logoff activity, one or more of the following can be observed:
Accessing certain Web sites with Internet Explorer and HDX MediaStream for Flash enabled can cause the Web page to become unresponsive, displaying only a cyan background.
Citrix has released a new version of the Citrix Receiver. Version 3.3 brings the following enhancements:
– Simplified use for first-time and returning users
– ShareFile integration
– Template to create a site-specific download site
– Simplified logon, with option to use email addresses
– Automatic updates
– Access to SaaS apps from outside the firewall without a VPN
Read the online documentation here.
Download link (requires a MyCitrix ID)
Receiver for Windows 3.3 click here.
Receiver 3.3 for Windows Enterprise click here.
Provisioning Services Target Device Software might fail during the installation with the following error:
When you click OK, the following error appears: