Category Archives: XenApp

SysProcs is RDS equivalent of Citrix LogOffCheckSysModules

Now that I’m no longer running Citrix XenApp, I had to research how to tell the Terminal Server service to ignore a process that was stopping a process being killed when the RemoteApp executable had quit. In XenApp you add … Continue reading

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Why I’m not deploying Windows desktops using Remote Desktop Services

…even though some of the improvements in the Remote Desktop technology are excellent. Background I’ve been running hundreds of thin client Windows desktops from Citrix for well over ten years, starting with Metaframe 1.8 on Windows NT4 Terminal Server Edition right through … Continue reading

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Citrix Receiver 3.2 An error occurred on the Citrix servers

I think this is quite strange and had me scratching my head for a while. On a VMware Player VM, using bridged networking. I think that’s irrelevant. The VM is running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with all latest updates. … Continue reading

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XenApp: One or more applications could not be disabled

Trying to disable a published application in the XenApp 5.0 Delivery Services Console I received the following error box: Error disabling application(s) One or more applications could not be disabled Solution (in my case, anyway) was that I had configuration … Continue reading

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Fail to launch .ica files – workaround

Using the v12.0 or 12.1 Citrix Online Plugin on Server 2003 running XenApp 5 I have had a problem where users cannot launch .ica files. When an ICA file is double-clicked, a Windows Installer box pops up for a split … Continue reading

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Citrix Certified Administrator – XenApp 6.5

I am now officially a Citrix Certified Administrator for XenApp 6.5. To be honest, the downloadable logo is a bit rubbish (sorry Citrix!). Anyway, I’m pretty chuffed to get this, I’ve only been using the product since 1999…! I should … Continue reading

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XenApp 5: The My Knowledge features will not be available

Get this warning/error after the discovery process completes every time you fire up the Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 Access Management Console or XenApp 5.0 Delivery Services Console? The My Knowledge features will not be available for farm <your farm>. This is … Continue reading

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How to get ClientName within logon script on Server 2008 R2 XenApp 6

You could get the client name from the %CLIENTNAME% environment variable on a Server 2003 terminal server and get your logon script to do different things depending on its value. Using VBScript you could do oShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings(“%CLIENTNAME%”). Try this on a Server … Continue reading

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Wyse Xenith and XenApp 6

Had a few issues getting this to work, but it does work. Here’s what I did. Get an IIS server to host the config (xen.ini and JPEG images) and firmware files. Create a folder called wyse Within that you can … Continue reading

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Citrix EdgeSight 5.3 with XenApp 6

Had a few problems getting the XenApp 6 servers to register with EdgeSight 5.3. I checked the IIS Anonymous authentication as per CTX126208 but it was already correctly configured. I’m configuring XenApp and EdgeSight via the command line, using: “%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Citrix\XenApp\ServerConfig\XenAppConfigConsole.exe” /ExecutionMode:Join /FarmName:”RCMTech” … Continue reading

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