Tag Archive for XenApp

Citrix: The (not so) hidden C: drive caused by XA650W2K8R2X64011

Yesterday I was discussing the Mobility pack with a co-worker on a project and he told me his start menu was changed. After logging into the desktop with my iPad I recognized the mobility pack (which is a good step in new functionality). He was wondering how it got installed so after some investigation he found the reason, he had been installing hotfixes on his system and installed Hotfix XA650W2K8R2X64011 and the readme says:

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Citrix: *.ICA and file type association, open with CDViewer

Just a small blog because I find it useful in my daily job, I like the CDViewer because I can resize my XenApp windows whenever I want to. If you want to set the CDViewer.exe as default you can go to ‘Control Panel’, ‘ Default Programs’  and select ‘ICA’


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Citrix: Unattended install of PVS Target Device resulting in vDisk is not available

I was trying to install the Citrix PVS Target Device unattended. I made a job in RES Automation Manager with a Unattended Installation Package:

PVS_Device_x64.exe /S /v /qn

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Citrix: Backup your Citrix policies with the SDK and Powershell

I had to create a script to backup the Citrix policies, in order to do this I had to use the Citrix.GroupPolicy.Commands.psm1. Before I could use them I had to install the XenApp SDK, because I had to run this script from every Citrix XA server I wanted to create an unattended install of the SDK.  I added a zipfile with the extracted XASD60.exe here.


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Citrix Access Gateway 5 Advanced Controller and iPad/iPhone access

And once again I found another great blogpost:

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Citrix: Getting a Farm Inventory With XenApp 6 PowerShell Scripting

I found the following useful information on the Citrix blogs written by Michael Bogobowicz

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