Enable/Disable Local Host Cache (LHC) in XenDesktop /Force an Outage

To know about LHC check out my post: http://knowcitrix.com/local-host-cache-in-xendesktop/ To enable Local Host Cache, open powershell and enter:  Set-BrokerSite -LocalHostCacheEnabled $true -ConnectionLeasingEnabled $false This cmdlet also disables the connection leasing feature. Do not enable both Local Host Cache and connection leasing. To determine whether Local Host Cache is enabled, enter: Get-BrokerSite Check that the LocalHostCacheEnabled property […]

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Change display name for existing delivery group or static assigned desktops

Recently, we had to change the display name for one of our delivery groups. This group is deployed as static assignment group, meaning private assignment, one user to one VDI, assigned on their first login to that VDI. When you create delivery group, you set a display name for your desktops/VDIs that you want users […]

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XenDesktop – Required and optional components

There are many components involved in a XenDesktop environment.  Some are required.  Some are optional.  Some are optional, though recommended for best practice and functionality. As with any infrastructure component, a XenDesktop environment should be designed utilizing an N+1 model.  N+1 is a design model in which systems are built with redundancy.  As an example, […]

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine (VM) running on a hosted, centralized or remote server. The term was coined by VMware Inc. VMware describes Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) as “delivering desktops from the data center”. In other words, VDI is where enterprise desktop computers […]

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XenDesktop Definitions ** IMP

Desktop virtualization(sometimes called client virtualization), as a concept, separates a personal computer desktop environment from a physical machine using the client–server model of computing. To check about what is VDI, Click Here Client Hypervisor: A client hypervisor is a hypervisor that resides on a laptop, PC or other client device. A hypervisor is a program that […]

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