• About Pablo Legorreta

    Determine XenDesktop Device OS

    by  • May 27, 2015 • Scripting, XenApp, XenDesktop • 0 Comments

    For certain things like pushing policies to certain types of devices or applying monitoring policies, or even troubleshooting, it can be useful to know the end-point Operating System that a user is on from XenDesktop or XenApp. This is actually picked up by the clients and stored within registry under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Citrix\Ica\Session\1\Connection\ClientProductId The following are...

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    Windows 8, 8.1, Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 Optimization Guide

    by  • April 14, 2015 • Optimizations, Scripting, XenApp, XenDesktop • 4 Comments

    The purpose of this blog post is to provide a list of commonly applied optimizations for Citrix environments (XenApp & XenDesktop) and provide assistance with their implementation through a script – yes, you read that correctly, a SCRIPT For those of you who are familiar with the original blog post, we decided to make...

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    Citrix on OSX 10.10 Yosemite

    by  • April 11, 2015 • Mac, Scripting • 1 Comment

    Back in October, 2013, I wrote an article on how to fix latency for Citrix on OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), it turns out that this issue which was related to Mac OS has not been resolved as of OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). Below is a recap of the fix if you are experiencing latency...

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    VBScripts and UAC

    by  • April 11, 2015 • Scripting • 0 Comments

    I love writing scripts, however, User Account Control (UAC) can sometimes be a pain in the neck which is why I have looked for ways around scripting in customer environments that have UAC enabled. The following are my current solutions: VBScripts and UAC elevation With User Account Control (UAC) enabled, one needs to open...

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    XenServer 6.1 Limitations

    by  • January 4, 2013 • XenServer • 3 Comments

    Virtual Machine Limits CPU Limits Virtual CPUs per Virtual Machine 16 Memory RAM per Virtual Machine 128 GB Storage Virtual disks (including CD-ROM) per Virtual Machine 16 Virtual CD-ROM drives per Virtual Machine 1 Virtual Disk Size (NFS) 2TB minus 4 MB Virtual Disk Size (LVM) 2TB minus 4 MB Networking Virtual NICs per...

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    Monitoring XenServer

    by  • April 20, 2012 • XenServer • 0 Comments

    Now that XenServer’s feature set has expanded one of the questions that I commonly get is “How do you monitor XenServer?” While this will greatly depend on how complex the environment is and what the administrators would like to ultimately monitor.  For starters, most of the data that can be collected from XenServer will...

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    How to Fix most PVS 6 and 6.1 issues

    by  • March 1, 2012 • Provisioning Server • 0 Comments

    In recent conversations with enterprise customers, it has become very noticeable that Provisioning Server 6.0 and 6.1 have multiple issues that span anywhere from vDisks not being able to connect to their respective servers, black screens when attempting to stream an image to a target device, problems with IPs and DNS entries not working...

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    XenServer 6 XE Command Reference

    by  • January 31, 2012 • XenServer • 2 Comments

    With the new installment of XenServer, there have been some modifications to the CLI commands, Bjorn Andersson from Diverse Tips has created a very nice printable PDF poster that encompasses all of the XE commands available for this new version of XenServer. The image below is a preview of what is available on this PDF poster. The...

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