Archive for March 2, 2011

Sepago User Profiles white paper

Sepago released a white paper on Sepago User Profiles, this document describes the concepts behind Windows user profiles and explains common pitfalls and how to avoid them – both with and without the profile optimization solution Citrix User Profile Manager.

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Citrix XenDesktop 4 – Supported configuration?

This afternoon Rob Sanders posted a link to  CTX114501 Supported Databases for Citrix Products, I’ve seen this matrix before but I did notice something in this matrix. The following products aren’t supported by Citrix on a supported Microsoft database platform:

  • Citrix SmartAuditor 1.2
  • Citrix EdgeSight for NetScaler
  • Citrix XenApp Fundamentals 3.0
  • Citrix XenDesktop 4.0
  • Citrix XenDesktop 3.0

Especially the last two are noticeable, they are supported by Citrix when they run on SQL 2005 SP2 but this is out of support by Microsoft:


So reading this it’s suggested that there’s no way to have a fully supported Citrix XenDesktop 4 configuration on a Microsoft SQL platform


Prometric: Your Microsoft Virtualization Voucher is Enclosed?

Like a lot of Prometric users I received 4 emails containing:

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Citrix XenDesktop 5 Scalability

DJFeller wrote an excellent article on Citrix XenDesktop 5 scalability and especially on Xendeskop Controller capacity:



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