An article from The RESGuru Blog! with an awesome Run Book created for RES Automation Manager , which does the following:
Unattended installation of Citrix Provisioning Server 6.0 (PVS) Unattended installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 (XA) Unattended installation of Xen Desktop 5.5 (XD) Preparation of a Windows 7 image (application of best practices, per
Provisioning Services database transaction logs are growing rapidly, which might result in running out of disk space and the inability for clients to connect.
If the recovery model on the transaction database is set to Full or old database entries are not purged, old entries are not automatically scrubbed from the log and the
This article describes how to capture a Windows Kernel dump from a Provisioned virtual disk using a local hard drive.
In previous versions of Microsoft Windows (XP/2003/2000), the paging file was required to be on the same partition of the operating system. Because of this restriction, kernel level dump files could not be redirected
This article provides guidelines for configuring antivirus software in Citrix XenApp, EdgeSight, Provisioning Services, and so on environments. The guidelines are not vendor-specific and are independent of the version of XenApp deployed, except where explicitly stated. «Continue Reading»
This blog (by Andreas Skuban on The Citrix Blog) describes how to create VMs automatically on Hyper-V 2008 R2 / SCVMM 2008 R2 with the Provisioning Services 5.6 SP1 “Streamed VM Setup Wizard”. «Continue Reading»
If you do not configure your antivirus software properly, the performance of the Target Device and Provisioning Services Server can be greatly impacted «Continue Reading»
This article describes how to reverse image from a virtual disk to a local hard disk with VMware ESX4. «Continue Reading»
Today i ‘ve had a great remote session with one of our customers at RES Software. His environment contains Microsoft Hyper-V (hypervisor), Citrix XenDesktop (broker), Citrix Provisioning Server (provisioning of vDisks), RES Workspace Manager and finally RES Automation Manager. «Continue Reading»
This article describes the conversion process from XenDesktop 4 to XenDesktop 5 with Citrix Provisioned desktops. This assumes that the XenDesktop 5 farm infrastructure has already been installed and configured per the Installation Guide. «Continue Reading»
This article provides a description about how the Provisioning Services components interact with each other and how they should be configured to grant adequate permissions. «Continue Reading»