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Is RDP on Windows Server a viable solution for multiple concurrent access to one app?

A few points of clarification: On Windows Server 2012 it's called Remote Desktop Services, not Terminal Services. Microsoft has made vast improvements with regards to printing with Remote Desktop ...
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Windows Server 2016 showing file association popup when users log in

We've found a solution finally. The issue is not only with Windows Server 2k16, but also with Windows 10 in general. 1) To remove the annoying box that pops up, we exported the Default Associations ...
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GPO To Modify Registry Setting Not Applying

Because you're talking about a setting in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE I assume you set the Registry Group Policy Preference (GPP) setting in the Computer section of the Group Policy Object (GPO) you created ...
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Poor man's virtual GPU, using a multiuser OS + GPU, instead of specialist vGPU card?

Talk to vendors to find this elusive document and what virtualized GPU architecture really looks like. Microsoft, Citrix, hypervisor, GPU. Do your research, and wait until you have a use case and ...
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Citrix XenApp - Publish application installed in AppData Local

You can force the install to another directory by using syntax: msiexec /i CiscoSpark_x86.msi TARGETDIR="C:\Program Files" ALLUSERS=1. Depending on which WebEx TAC engineer you ask, using this ...
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Should XenApp users have access to task manager?

In our 6.5 farm we give our users Task Manager - for the exact reason of killing hung processes. It doesn't really make our Helpdesk kill hung process type calls any less though as some users don't ...
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Sending a Maintenance Message to Citrix Xenapp Users via Powershell

I am assuming your script is already written. If so, and it's still slow, take a look at Powershell Workflows. This will take some re-writing of your script (best to make a copy and work from that!). ...
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Force user to change AD password at logon before Explorer loads?

As a workaround, you can disable notifications for passwords which are going to expire soon; this way, the users will only be notified of expired passwords when they are actually expired, and will ...
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Force user to change AD password at logon before Explorer loads?

You could use the following PowerShell function to do this task. a desktop application wouldn't make much sense in my opinion function ForcePasswordChange { [CmdletBinding()] Param ( ...
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GPO not applying on a Windows 2012 R2 Terminal Server with Citrix VDA

I solved the problem. The users and the GPO have to be in the same OU, since the Folder Redirection settings are User Configuration. I now linked the GPO in the Terminalserver OU and the User OU and ...
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How to secure XenApp traffic over the internet?

External access to Citrix XenApp (or XenDesktop, for that matter), is usually secured using Citrix "Access Gateway", a feature in Citrix NetScaler. If you only need the Access Gateway, and not the ...
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What's the best way to shutdown one Citrix XenApp 6.5 server in a farm with users connected?

No no - not correct at all. If you have a server, RDP/TS or Citrix XenApp (ICA) with active user sessions on it, and turn that server off, it will kill the sessions for those users and anything they ...
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MS Access, Query list doesn't refresh, GUI doesn't update

I know it has been a while since you asked, but I was having the same issue. I played around and found the line 'Application.RefreshDatabaseWindow' makes the tables I created via queries in VBA appear ...

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