vGPU 101: Passthrough vs. vGPU & Why it Matters

Now on third generation technology, the ability to deliver a great graphic experience in virtual desktops and virtual (published) applications is something becoming more common but the three primary hypervisors (Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V and the segment leader, VMware) do not all have the same capabilities. View Post

SAML/Single Sign on with Citrix

Two of enterprise businesses’ biggest headaches are addressed by a single solution:  Security Assertion Markup Language or SAML. View Post

How we used Citrix Desktop Virtualization to reduce new hire onboarding time by 80%!

Do you need to bring onboard new employees and get them productive fast? Are you a business that frequently sources your hiring needs with temporary hires? If the answers are a yes, you’ll find this success story very interesting because here at the Citrix XenApp engineering offices in Ft Lauderdale, we were having the same […] View Post

How do you Implement Citrix Insight for Desktop Director 7?

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How to Implement LDAPS or SSL for Netscaler Authentications to AD

As a Citrix Consultant implementing AGEE, I am often asked how to secure the connection from Netscaler/AGEE to LDAP.  By default when you authenticate from Netscaler/AGEE to AD it is on port 389 using plain text as shown below: View Post

Have You Checked Out PVS 7.1 Yet?

Have you checked out PVS 7.1 Yet?  If not then you don’t know what you are missing! View Post

How to Update XenApp 6.x Licenses without a Reboot

How to Update XenApp 6.x Licenses without a Reboot As a Citrix Consultant sometimes you need to update a XenApp license whether it be permanent or temporary.  With temporary licenses you get a countdown indicator like that shown below. View Post

XenClient New Release 5.0 – Tips to Make Installation Painless

XenClient New Release 5.0 – Tips to Make Installation Painless   View Post

How do you manage and deliver Citrix XenApp applications when you have users on multiple domains?

Q&A:  How do you manage and deliver Citrix XenApp applications when you have users on multiple domains?    View Post

How do you Upgrade from Presentation Server 4.5 to Citrix XenApp 6.5?

Few migrations have been as thought provoking as Presentation Server 4.5 (often called XenApp 4.5) to 6.5.  XenApp 6.5 was released on August 24th, 2011.  Presentation Server 4.5 went end of life (EoL) March 31st, 2013.  We will first look at the overview of the process of upgrading, then the core changes and finally considerations […] View Post