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  • Dec 05 / 2012
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Citrix, Uncategorized, XenApp 6.0, XenApp 6.5

Prevent users saving items on the Citrix/Terminal Server desktop.

In my current environment we allow users to save items on their desktop. Because we are using mandatory profiles we save the settings using Flex profiles from Immidio.

Lately some users are complaining that the logon times are increasing. After some investigation we came to the conclusion that the users are saving a lot of files to their Citrix/Terminal server desktop. The flex file would be around the 8 GB. My manager asked me to come up with a solution so that the users aren’t able to save files to their desktop but allow them to save shortcuts. Continue Reading

  • Apr 05 / 2012
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powershell, XenApp 6.5

Citrix XenApp 6.5 disaster recovery

High availability is always a hot topic at the customer but one thing is often forgotten. Disaster Recovery.

Recently I had a disaster recovery test on a Xenapp 6.5 environment. Scenario, delete all components.

Before starting I had to make sure that the backup was completed successfully. After deleting all components, VM’s, Databases etc… I started the restore. First I started to restore the Operating Systems then I restored the database for XenApp 6 after that I started an unattended install of XenApp 6.5 DataCollector by Login Solution 4. After the installation of the DataCollector I did a check to see if the farmsettings, farmpolicies and all other settings are restored again. Continue Reading