Nutanix – How to activate Images uploaded from PRISM Central

While uploading the ISO from local machine, single registered cluster is randomly identified for each specified image, and the image is uploaded to it. The image becomes active on that selected PRISM Elements (PE) and become inactive on other PEs registered to PRISM Central (PC).   When a cluster needs to create a VM from […]

Citrix 7.15 LTSR CU3 Update – DBMissingOptionalFeature

8 Weeks ago, I’m installed a fresh new Site with 7.15 CU2, after updating the Citrix Site CU3, the monitoring system inform us about the following issue. With CU2 everything works well and the ServiceStatus shows “OK”. Rolling back the DB and the Controller now and open up a Citrix Case SR 78506137. If you […]

BIS-F reference configuration

To start easily with BIS-F , I will share here a minimal configuration for the first Setup. At a later time, it’s possible to share different configurations as well. Installation: Donwload the BIS-F Shared configuration below and, extract the ZIP file and copy both XML Files to the BIS-F Installation folder.   V1.0: Can be […]

Citrix Director slow login after shutdown XA6.5 Data Collector

On my latest customer, we are finalized the Server 2016 Migration (XenApp 7.15 LTSR) just in time, end of June 2018. Now we are on the schedule to de-provisioning the old XenApp 6.5 Environment and starting to remove the Farm from the old Webinterface/StoreFront and remove it from the Citrix Director Servers in the IIS […]

Base Image Script Framework – Bugfix Minor Release 6.1.0 build 02.105 BETA

  The long awaiting BETA with some bugfixes is now available. The biggest HotFix is for Citrix AppLayering, now it detect the RunMode and the BIS-F own Diskmode.. with this 2 combinations, BIS-F is able to  detect App- and Platform Layer different if needed. Read here, how it works. The new Documentation fo this release can be found […]

RDP/HDX issue – Server becomes unresponsive

On my latest customer, sometimes we run in an hanging Citrix XenApp Server 2016 (Citrix 7.15 LTSR CU1) issue, with the following side effects: can’t open TaskManager can’t open CMD can’t restart any service can’t logon with RDP   powershell can be start if you open up powershell with get-process | out-gridview you can see […]

Base Image Script Framework (BIS-F) – Minor Update with cool AppLayering Feature and Source Code on GitHub now

With the upcoming Minor Update 6.1.0 build 01.101 we are fixing some issues, the finalize package will be published in the next 2-3 weeks on https://bit.ly/Login_BISF. NEW: BIS-F Source Code, List of Issues is available now on GitHub https://www.github.com/EUCweb/BIS-F       Bugfix 29: AppLayering does not detect the right layer Bugfix 32: Fslogix – When in the […]

Best practices for Sealing and deploying your Master Images

Recorded Session from E2EVC in Orlando, 27. May 2017, get it here Thanks to Jonathan and Eric

Citrix Monitoring using eG Innovations for an Enterprise Customer

It is time now for another blog. In this blog, you will see how a case study of how we successfully set up Citrix monitoring in a large customer environment. In the last few months, we were jointly working with the eG Innovations team, to deploy eG Enterprise Citrix performance monitoring suite for a large […]

Base Image Script Framework (BIS-F) 6.1.0 build 01.100

Hi Folks, we working hard in the last few months to make this release even better and better, some long nights to find the right solution for new technologies like Citrix AppLayering to get the Layer, run VM inside or outside ELM… sometimes not so easy. With BIS-F 6.1.0 many new features and enhacements: For […]