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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Base Image Script Framework (BIS-F) 6.1.0 BETA available

Updated, 19.10.2017 Matthias Schlimm Hi Folks, after some long weeks with the BIS-F 6.1.0 TEST build 03.x and very great feedback from the community, we are happy to release the BETA 6.1.0 build 02.x today. Many new features in this release , please read and download below What’s new in BIS-F 6.1.0   Version 6.1.0 build 02.103 […]

Image Optimization Analysis – Citrix XenApp

James Kindon has written his onw blog to analyze VDA 2016, BIS-F, WEM, CTXOE and VmOSOT in combinations. We will say thanks for this great blog and read all the details on his site. https://jkindon.wordpress.com/2017/09/02/image-optimization-analysis-citrix-xenapp/    

Citrix Upgrade Process 7.9 to 7.x

Before you upgrading your Site from 7.9 to 7.x, we found the following needful things, they are necessary in our environments. These three  environments have been created according to the TAP model, so everything is identical. Before you think of an update, you should make a snapshot of all participating machines! We have unpacked the […]

Kerberos Ticket Caching with XenApp 6.5

In my last Citrix Project with Netscaler (SAML SP) with IBM TFIM (SAML IDP), StoreFront 3.9 and XenApp 6.5 HF 7 we has some issues with the Kerberos Ticket Caching, default is 15 minutes.   Failure On Customer side,  in the external portal we have one link, for each publish application, if the user clicks to one […]