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Slow filesystem access

I'm trying to diagnose a slow filesystem issue on a server I look after. It's been ongoing for quite some time, and I've run out of ideas as to what I can try. Here's the thick of it. The server ...
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Your thoughts on vendor requiring all users to login to a MS terminal server with the same username and password

I have a vendor stating that they won't support the Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server they are installing unless all users login using the same username and password. They claim this is to make ...
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Which Linux-Virtualization to choose for Server?

Hy, I got a brand new Intel i7 Server-System with 12GB Ram and I want to consolidate three other linux-servers onto this machine using virtualization. I want to use the harddisks (via a kind of LVM) ...
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So what really makes a server grade NIC?

We have a couple servers hosting Citrix VM's. We are planning on adding SAN storage to our network so that we can do the quick migration and high availability thing. The question comes up with ...
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Enabling Multiple Monitor Support from Terminal Services/Remote Desktop over Citrix

Our Remote Desktop/Terminal Services solution where I work relies on Citrix for machines not connected via the VPN. We're using Citrix Xen server (I'm pretty sure) and I'm going to try to connect to a ...
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Installing TortoiseSVN for specific users on Citrix XenApp

The question here is straight-forward: how do I install TortoiseSVN on Citrix XenApp so that only specific people can see/use the program, without a 2nd group of people even seeing that the program ...
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Alternatives to Citrix NetScaler?

I'm interested in Citrix product NetScaler. It's an applicance that you put in front of the web-servers. Features I like is: SSL offload an acceleration (good because of performance and that ...
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Can I safely uninstall “Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines”?

Having several virtual servers with Windows 2008 R2 at our web hoster (Germany's "1&1", they seem to use Citrix Xen), I have every now and then some servers that hang (RDP login screen hangs ...
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Desktop virtualization

Is there currently a proper Type 1 "desktop" hypervisor? Either free or not? This is just for tinkering around at home on some beefy Phenom machines. Basically i want to be able to run say 2 OSs on ...
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PowerPoint document locked - possibly reporting wrong user

I recently received a phone call from one of the users saying that her PowerPoint (Office 2007) presentation was locked and under edit by another (she was working remotely off of Citrix server), but ...
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Citrix degrades with 100% CPU

We have a Citrix PS4.0 farm made up of 2 physical and 2 virtual Citrix servers. Any one of them at some point or another will eventually degrade in performance due to hitting 100% CPU usage. I can ...
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Xen Versions

Does anyone know the difference between version of xen produced by xen.org and Citrix XenServer? I can't seem to find any mention of the differences between the two? Thanks
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Terminal Server/Citrix XenApp alternative? [closed]

Is there something less costly than Citrix XenApp and something better than Windows TS? The industry seems to be dominated by citrix. I'm currently using Windows 2000 Server Terminal Server, but now ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 on XenServer 5.5 - Won't boot from iso

I can't get the Ubuntu server 12.04 ISO to boot in XenServer 5.5. It is not a problem with the ISO or the share because I have used the iso to install locally and I can install other ISOs from the ...
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Why is my Linux ICA client unable to use the “CTRL” key?

I have the Citrix ICA/receiver client installed on on both my windows an Linux workstations. On my Windows workstation I can use common keyboard shortcuts like CTRL-A, CTRL-C, CTRL-Z etc. On the Linux ...
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Random servers in Citrix farm suddenly bluescreens (mostly 0x0000008e and 0x0000007e)

I'm responsible for a Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 farm. Starting Friday 30. November, my servers started to crash randomly. So far we've experienced 80 crashes, so it's obviously becoming an ...
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Access Violation when running C++ desktop application on Citrix Metaframe

I have made a Windows application using C++ which runs with no error connecting to an Oracle database when installed in a real computer. When it runs on Citrix Metaframe it sometimes raises an "Access ...
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Does Citrix XenApp use less network traffic than VNC or Remote Desktop?

I read in Wikipedia that XenApp is based on GDI commands sent over the network instead of based on images sent over the network like VNC does; does XenApp use less network traffic then Terminal ...
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After Network Change Citrix Secure Gateway Is Not Loading Applications

Let me first say that my knowledge of Presentation Server and Secure Gateway is very limited. Many thanks to any one who can help me out here. Alright on to the problem: We are changing the network ...
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Performance problems when running Java desktop applications on Citrix Metaframe

We have a desktop Java application running within a Citrix Metaframe server farm and the performance, specially while starting up the app, is very unreliable. Sometimes it takes 15 seconds and ...
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Printing from BYOD to internal printer

I have external contractors sitting in my office that have access to various file shares via Citrix (they are not on our internal network). These contractors require printing. Is there a way to ...
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Smart solution for XenServer firewall?

I've been searching for a smart solution for a XenServer firewall for about a month now. The documentation for the new default networking backend "openvswitch" is not that detailed and I can barely ...
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Adobe Reader hangs on Citrix

Symptoms: The user cannot open new PDF's. When we look on the TS process list, we can see multiple acrord32.exe's, one for each attempt to open a PDF after the hang occurs. The user/Citrix Control ...
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Xenserver boot error

I'm trying to get Xenserver 5.5 running on a spare computer here, hardware specs: Intel Q6600, 4GB Ram, and Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R motherboard Xenserver itself installs fine onto a 150GB sata hdd, ...
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What remote desktop software has application forwarding (seamless window) only support?

Terminal Services on Windows 2008 has an option called RemoteApp which basically runs a full TS session but only brings the application window back (without the standard TS borders). To a user it ...
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Tricerat Screwdrivers alternative [closed]

Is there another solution I could use instead of http://www.tricerat.com/products/screwdrivers I have used them but the maintenance expired and now we have to move our servers from 2003 to 2008 ...
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demistify virtualization solutions: VDI, client virtualization, server virtualization?

how does VDI, server virtualization, client virtualization; compare - architecture wise? although a lot is written by vendors like Citrix or VMware it is often confusing hidden behind marketing ...
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Need any hints regarding Linux host's file-system going to read-only mode

I have a CentOS 5.x Linux guest running on a XEN (Citrix) server, and from time to time it mysteriously goes into the read-only mode. I've checked the file-system for errors, nothing suspicious ...
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Is it possible to limit the number of user account password resets per day in Active Directory?

Windows domain environment here. We're looking at putting in a self-service password reset system (using Citrix Single Sign-on), and I'm trying to figure out if we can limit the number of password ...
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Citrix XenApp: what's 56K performance like?

Have a client that's running Citrix Metaframe with remote locations that are by and large limited to 56K dial-up connections. Citrix Program Neighborhood always ran pretty decently over 56K; any ...
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Launch Citrix session from command line

Work has a Citrix server. My workstation is OS X 10.6.8. I noticed yesterday that if I have download an .ica file to disk I can launch it from the command line ... open agljava.ica This is ...
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Citrix Receiver for Windows 3.0

I've had a solid PresentationServer 4.0 working for 4 years. This new receiver is causing massive issues. I am getting this error on multiple machines now. The network connection to your ...
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Change local admin password. Impacts on Oracle and Citrix?

I need to change the local admin password on some Citrix and Oracle servers. These servers are in production. Then we will start using a secure password procedure, and change them every X month. ...
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Kerberos constrained delegation to domain controllers

Setup: Forest Functional Level: Windows 2003 All DCs - Windows 2003 64 bit SP2 Requirements: Citrix server wants to use Kerberos delegation for SSO purpose. They want to create Kerberos constrained ...
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Java application crashes on startup in citrix session

We have a java application published through citrix. When application is launched for a new user, it crashes immediately on startup. If we login using RDP, then log out (not starting the app), it ...
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Hosting a Citrix Server

One of my customers uses a Citrix server to allow their employees access to my MSACCESS application. I was curious about how I would go about hosting a Citrix server for some of my smaller customers ...
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Automatically configure Outlook profile for new users on Citrix server

I would like to setup the default profile on our Citrix server so that when a new user is granted access, their profile is already/automatically configured to point towards our exchange server. The ...
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How to make a .NET ClickOnce application a “published application” via Citrix?

We have a WPF ClickOnce application that needs to be deployed both directly to user-desktops via ClickOnce (which works fine) AND as a Citrix Published Application (not a published desktop). This ...
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Printer issues using Citrix?

We have remote users using Citrix using CRM 4.0 for Outlook 2003. The CRM 4.0 Application is customized and connects to a sharepoint document library. When the user tries to print from the document ...
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Trouble creating VDI's in xenserver

Xenserver running on an HP ML350 G5. Raid5 with 5x2tb drives plus hot spare. Local storage is there showing usable 7.5 tb. Under xencenter I went to local storage, storage, virtual disks. I ...
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XenServer 6.2 Yum Repository

I installed a clean XenServer 6.2 from the ISOs provided here. I want to compile a driver against this system and need to install make and sources and so on. If I do yum install make I get ...
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How to correct “No value could be found for (Allowhotkey) that satisfies all lockdown requirements.”?

After updating a Windows XP SP3 machine to Citrix Receiver v3.3, the user is unable to launch any published applications. The error they got is: No value could be found for (Allowhotkey) that ...
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Best practice to connect to Citrix XenApp

What is best practice to connect to your Citrix XenApp servers? Putting the addresses of all servers in a client, or putting one dns entry with multiple a-records?
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Cannot use Citrix AppCenter to discover XenApp 6.5 farm

I'm going through the initial configuration of Citrix XenApp 6.5. I have two servers, a DC and the XenApp server. I created an OU XenApp, and a user "ctxadmin" on the DC. When configuring the XenApp ...
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Setting System Service Security

I'm investigating an issue, which is described almost perfectly here: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX122238 I've followed the steps in Part 2 and confirmed that the WMI service does not have ...
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Direct Storage with XenCenter

I am looking at this new Lenovo ThinkServer RD240 I got. Since we are using NAS for file storage, and most of our servers are more function/application oriented (not requiring lots of data) I am ...
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Is clipboard sharing over RDP a security risk?

We have a new customer. (Yay.) When our customers have a problem we usually connect to their server in order to investigate. Normally we use Remote Desktop or VNC for this. During this investigation I ...
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XEN Server VM Creation Error

Has anyone seen this before and this recently started occurring when a VM boots. 4/7/2011 11:53:08 AM Error: Starting VM 'Web Server 1' - INVALID_SOURCE - Unable to access a required file in the ...
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Mouse scroll wheel in Citrix

One of my users is experiencing a problem whereby the mouse scroll does not work on the Citrix published application. I have tried to install mouse drivers on his local PC as well as swapping the USB ...
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Printing to network printers from 32-bit and 64-bit clients

Here at work, we're starting to contemplate the implications of switching from windows XP to windows 7. We have thin clients using XP embedded and Citrix metaframe 4.5 that print to network printers ...