Disaster Recovery, High Availability, Fault Tolerance

Disaster Recovery (DR) refers to the set of policies and procedures in place to ensure the continuity and recovery of mission critical systems in the event of a disruptive event such as a power outage, flood, or cyberattack. In other words, how quickly can you get your computers and systems up and running after a […]

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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (XenDesktop) How to Series

Hello all, I recently started youtube video series on how to install and configure complete virtual apps and desktops (XenDesktop) site. Go through below videos and check them out: Virtual Apps and Desktops (XenDesktop) Basic Definitions: Virtual Apps and Desktops (XenDesktop) Basic Definitions Part 2: Installing and configuring Virtual Apps and Desktops (XenDesktop): Installing and […]

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Error: “No servers available for disk” When Booting from vDisk

Note: In PVS 7.x the registry key that controls the stream process is now under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Citrix\ProvisioningServices\StreamProcess. Browse to the registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Citrix\ProvisioningServices\StreamProcess. Modify or create SkipRIMSForPrivate to appear as DWORD 1.HKLM\SOFTWARE\Citrix\ProvisioningServices\StreamProcessDWORD: SkipRIMSForPrivateValue: 1This change needs to be made on all the PVS servers in the farm, after which the stream service should be restarted on PVS servers. At this point […]

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Change XML Port in XenDesktop 7.X

To change the XML port in XenDesktop 7.x, complete the following steps: Open command prompt and navigate to cd “c:\Program Files\Citrix\Broker\Service” Type BrokerService.exe /show and press Enter to show the current ports. To change the XML port type, BrokerService.exe -wiport (storefrontport) port and press Enter. For storefront it would be BrokerService.exe -StoreFrontPort PortNumber. The Citrix Broker Service will then automatically stop and start to […]

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Find Database server name in xendesktop 7.X Site

There are two ways on how we can find citrix xendesktop database server name: via powershell: Use command on the delivery controller. This will show your database server, instance name and database name. Using registry: Navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\XDservices\ConfigLoggingSiteSchema\DataStore\Connections” registry key on the delivery controller and check value of key, ConnectionString. This will have same information as above […]

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XenApp/XenDesktop 7.X Services list

XenDesktop 7.x Controller Services There are overall 11 core FMA services in every citrix site. Service Name Executable Logon Account / Startup Type Description Dependencies Citrix AD Identity Service Citrix.ADIdentity.exe NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService Automatic Manages Active Directory Computer Accounts for machines within the xenapp/xendesktop deployment. Workstation Citrix Analytics Citrix.Analytics.exe NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService Automatic Collects analytical data regarding […]

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Delete storefront store details from registry in end point device

To remove any locally stored storefront sites list, go to the following keys and delete your store entries from the list: HKCUSoftwarecitrixdazzle* HKCUSoftwarecitrixreceiverSR* HKCUSoftwarecitrixreceiverctxaccount* If you have pushed store name and link thorough a policy, run a gpupdate. If not, manually enter site name or run config file from your storefront web link.

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