Citrix Desktop Transformation Assessment

Citrix Desktop Transformation Acceleration

Introduction Even though Citrix has been focusing on the furute of work initiative and all new Citrix Cloud services, it is worth refering to the Citrix Desktop Transformation Assessment model every time a new Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops or Citrix ADC design is about to be created. Citrix Project Accelerator can assist in the … Read more

Difference between ATS, STS, standby, online and line-interactive UPS


STS (Static Transfer Switch) STS is used in two separate switch between AC power supply, the first road after the failure of STS automatically switch to the second road to the load power supply, the second the words of STS path failure automatically switches to the first road to the load power. With the traditional … Read more

Citrix CCE-N certification

Citrix CCE-N

Required experience Candidates should have knowledge of the following prior to taking this exam: Identify and prioritize business drivers, constraints, and requirements using the Citrix Consulting methodology. Assess environment requirements and learn to apply leading design principles to address them in a multi-site Citrix ADC deployment. Apply advanced authentication and load balancing principles. Utilize Citrix … Read more

Citrix health checklist

A Citrix health checklist can assist when reviewing an environment for configurations that might cause future problems, not necessarily existing problems. Health Checks tend to focus on non-functional qualities like the following: Availability Security Manageability User Experience Performance Reliability Carl Stalhood has put together a very useful health checklist article for Citrix environments. The health … Read more

License management and migration in Office365


There are basically three ways to manage licenses for Office 365. The first is by manually changing licenses assignments in the Office 365 admin portal. This is fine for one-time tasks, but quickly becomes slow and tedious for larger environments. The second, is to use PowerShell. The Azure AD PowerShell module has cmdlets for managing … Read more

How to query the Microsoft Knowledge Base with keywords and query words

To quickly find an article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base, you can search by using keywords and query words. This article lists keywords and query words that you can use in your searches. You can also find keywords and query words by looking in the “Keywords” and “Additional query words” sections that are found in … Read more

Bandwidth usage and VoIP considerations for Citrix XenDesktop

Citrix bandwidth

The following articles include detailed guidance and formulas for calculating acceptable bandwidth consumption estimations for various scenarios in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. Each user in XenApp and XenDesktop is modelled and organized into various user types, such as heavy HD video streaming or Autocad application worker or lightweight Internet browsing and office application worker. Printing … Read more

Troubleshooting DNS and network issues with DIG, nslookup and other Windows tools

This article describes how to use the dig and nslookup tools to test DNS settings and troubleshoot name resolution issues. Microsoft Windows uses nslookup, while Mac OS X and Linux use dig. You can use these tools to determine the IP address associated with a domain name, obtain the mail server settings for a domain, and much more. You … Read more

Powershell packages, repositories and GUI apps

A common question which comes up around Microsoft Powershell is how to make use of the Powershell artifacts, including the following: functions snap-ins modules DSC Resources role capabilities scripts packages Powershell packages In order to manage Powershell packages, the following Microsoft Powershell resource can be used as reference: The two cmdlets to run initially are … Read more