Archive for Citrix

vCenter SSL certificate and XenDesktop (PoSH script)

vCenterRebuilding your XenDesktop lab environment, everybody does it and everybody runs into that issue when you configure the vCenter connection from Citrix Studio with a self-signed certificate.

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A new XenDesktop 7.6 installation, ‘Unable to upload disk’

XenDesktopI was setting up a new lab environment based on vSphere 5.5 and XenDesktop 7.6. When I wanted to deploy a new image within XenDesktop I got an error message ‘Unable to upload disk’.

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2014 recap, here comes 2015!

2015To quote the famous Andrew Morgan: “Where did 2014 go?”. Another year passed and it feels like it did with the blink of an eye. A lot of things changed so I thought let’s do a recap.

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Speeding up AppVolumes with Nutanix Shadow Clones!

AppVolumesAfter my recent blogposts AppVolumes and Citrix XenDesktop, a happy couple? and How Nutanix helps Citrix MCS with Shadow Clones I got the question from Andre Leibovici to validate if the read-only disks created via AppVolumes can benefit from our Shadow Clones technology.

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How Nutanix helps Citrix MCS with Shadow Clones

shadow clonesOne of the technologies within the Nutanix technology stack for desktop virtualisation is the technology called Shadow Clones. It leverages the data locality to solve the known issues of having a master image and updates that needs to be distributed across hypervisors, which can be time consuming.

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