November 30, 2023

Using Azure Automation to Invite Entra ID B2B Users

In a previous article about using Entra ID B2B users, I needed to set up some user extensions. In that article, I also mentioned that many customers needed to access the environment, which meant that multiple users needed to be changed.As this is an ongoing business and we like to automate these kinds of
October 10, 2023

Using Entra ID B2B with Citrix Cloud

In a recent project, I designed an environment for a client who offers a published application to a substantial customer base. They expressed their desire to incorporate the use of Entra ID. I recommended the adoption of Entra ID B2B accounts for this purpose. Entra ID B2B accounts enable access to external partners for
October 5, 2023

Automating FAS Authorization Certificate renewal

As I deploy more and more Citrix FAS Servers for customers who intend to utilize Entra ID (formerly known as Azure AD) as their Identity Provider (IdP), I have observed that the FAS Authorization Certificate requires periodic renewal. To ensure that expired certificates do not inconvenience my customers and to maintain a level of
October 4, 2023

Troubleshooting Citrix FAS Event ID 124 and 123

After a recent deployment of a new ADCS (Active Directory Certificate Services) and FAS (Federated Authentication Service) servers, it became evident that users were not receiving certificates. Interestingly, the existing production FAS servers, which were running older versions, continued to successfully request certificates. Upon reviewing the FAS documentation, it was revealed that certificates could
January 13, 2023

Citrix MCS No_Host_Available

I’m currently working on a project where I’m migrating the customer’s users to a newly created Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD) environment based on Windows 2019 combined with Nvidia GPUs. This environment is based on Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS). In the past, they decided to let their VMs run on local storage,
December 24, 2022

Looking back at 2022

The end of the year is near, and it’s time to look back. 2022 was an exciting year for me. We just came out of a Covid pandemic, a period that made us work from home and kept us inside to keep covid under control. At the start of 2022, My Family, friends, and
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