Author Archives: Murugan B Iyyappan

About Murugan B Iyyappan

Working as a Consultant - Citrix solutions architect with 18 years of experience in the IT industry. Expertise in Citrix products and Windows platform.

Amazon uses Xen Virtualization

In Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances are the central part of cloud computing platform. An instance type determines the hardware of the machine. Each instance type provides different compute and memory capabilities. Amazon Machine Image … Continue reading

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Increase Data Retention Period in Citrix Director

Citrix Director is the most powerful tool to get much historical data and current information in Citrix environment. It helps collecting the data and provide reports and information in the understandable format. We can increase the data retention period in … Continue reading

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Citrix 7.X – Upgrade Sequence and Procedures

Prerequisites Back up the site, monitoring and configuration logging databases. Microsoft SQL Server Express LocalDB is installed automatically, the new version must be at least SQL Server Express 2017 LocalDB CU16 Ensure that your Citrix licensing is up-to-date Preliminary site … Continue reading

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Provisioning and updating the machines through Citrix MCS

Machine Catalogs 1. Right-click Machine Catalogs and click Create Machine Catalog. 2. Select the Server OS. 3. Select Machines that are power managed and Deploy machines using MCS. 4. Select the snapshot of the virtual machine (mostly we select the … Continue reading

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PS Script to Get License Count

$LicenseServer1=’CLSRV01′ $LicenseServer2=’CLSRV02′ $LicenseServer3=’CLSRV03′ # Get Citrix Licensing Info from WMI $LicensePool1 = Get-WmiObject -ComputerName $LicenseServer1 -Namespace “ROOT\CitrixLicensing” -class “Citrix_GT_License_Pool” -filter “pld=’XDT_PLT_UD’” $LicensePool2 = Get-WmiObject -ComputerName $LicenseServer2 -Namespace “ROOT\CitrixLicensing” -class “Citrix_GT_License_Pool” -filter “pld=’MPS_PLT_CCU’” $LicensePool3 = Get-WmiObject -ComputerName $LicenseServer3 -Namespace “ROOT\CitrixLicensing” -class … Continue reading

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