Archive for 'XenApp'

Solved: VDA client unattended install failure.

Solution

When you’re solving the same problem after a couple of months it’s probably a good idea to write a post about it so the solution is close at hand. When you perform an unattended install of VDA client from the 7.x XenApp/XenDesktop media the installation may fail, after this first failure all other attempts will fail […]

Windows 2012 R2: Black logonscreen after App-V 5 (SP2) Client installation

Solution

While I was building a proof of concept for my customer I ran into some issues that where seemingly unrelated. I was building a brand new Windows 2012 R2 / XenApp 7.5 environment including RES Automation Manager, RES Workspace Manager and App-V 5 (SP2). After installing and testing the core XenApp infrastructure, I started to […]

SCRIPT: Check ICA Listener response

Powershell

Last week I was troubleshooting at a customer which was experiencing some “random” periods in which end users could not login at all. When looking at the Load Evaluator I noticed the least loaded server in those periods were the same. When trying to logon to the server through ICA, the server sits forever at […]

Send Message to User Limitations

Solution

Today I received a question from a customer who wanted to send “Large” message to all XenApp users in the farm. They asked me what the maximum number of characters was that you can send to a user. I honestly did not have a clue and answered to the client that I was not aware […]

SOLVED: Adobe Reader X hangs after opening a PDF file

Solution

Some time ago i noticed that when I opened a PDF file, Adobe Reader X stopped responding for sometime. I noticed it happens on Windows 2003, Windows 7 and Windows 2008. after some investigation I found a solution in disabling Adobe’s “new” Protected Mode feature. Open Adobe Reader X navigate to Edit->Preferences->General clear the check-mark at “Enable […]

Solved: XenApp 5 HRP 7 results in 0x000000CF BSOD

Solution

While installing a new Citrix XenApp  farm for a customer I upgraded the servers to Hotfix Rollup Pack 7 (HRP7, PSE450W2K3R07). The XenApp 5 farm is build as virtual servers on a  VMWare vSphere 4.1 cluster. Installing Hotfix Rollup Pack 7 via RDP console session (mstsc /console) succeeded  with no error and the farm booted nicely after […]

Solved: 0x0000007B BSOD after unattended install of PVS Target Device

Solution

While building a deployment sequence for a XenApp 6 farm using SCCM, I ran into the problem that the unattended install of the PVS Target Device (5.6 SP1)  succeeds but after after creating a VHD file using “XenConvert P2VHD” and booting the newly created vDisk the Provisioned Server crashes with a BSOD 0x0000007b (inaccessible boot device). […]

Error 1046: This Version of Citrix Receiver does not support the selected encryption

When starting a ICA session with RES VDX enabled you may receive the error message: Error: This Version of Citrix Receiver does not support the selected encryption, when starting RES VDX session After some searching I ended up at the RES support site which tells you: Q203290 Error: This Version of Citrix Receiver does not […]

SOLVED: Citrix Receiver Error 61 on OS X

Solution

In my test environment I have installed all Citrix components (required) to access applications from remote locations. Setup: Citrix Access Gateway (VPX) Express Self-Signed certificate. (Generated by CAG) Citrix Webinterface (configured Services Site) XenApp 6 This setup works for the following device OS’es: Windows 7 IOS 5 Android 2.2 Only when trying to connect an […]

Desktop starts instead of a Published Application

Within my current project we ran in to a situation, where we build a Xenapp 6 farm. When we started an published desktop everything was fine. But after publishing an application and starting it did not start the published application, but the whole desktop was presented. After some troubleshooting we discovered that newly created users were not […]