Category Archives: Citrix XenDesktop

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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Connection Quality Indicator

Connection Quality Indicator In Citrix environment the published applications would be deployed across the network utilizing physical application servers and numerous workstations and connectivity can be reduced in session basis. Connection Quality Indicator tool provides feedback to the user when … Continue reading

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Anonymous Authentication in Citrix StoreFront

Web Interface was written in J# and Microsoft announced end of life for J# by June 2015¬†. As the result StoreFront has been developed from scratch using¬†more flexible and powerful framework than Web Interface that enables StoreFront to provide next … Continue reading

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MCS process flow

The machine creation process is as follows for pooled-static, pooled-random or dedicated desktop: 1. Create master VM with OS, applications and all configurations. 2. Launch Desktop Studio; Create a Catalog. 3. Select the master VM. 4. MCS automatically creates a … Continue reading

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