December 18, 2020

From PoC to production during Covid-19

In the beginning of this year I was asked to look at a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (VAD) environment which wasn’t performing great. Customer’s users were constantly complaining about performance and stability. The environment was set up in a mix of outdated software versions, which weren’t always compatible with each other. I was
December 9, 2020

Creating a Memory dump Citrix MCS/PVS and Hypervisor

When you need to debug some issues with your current deployment, you’re probably asked to create a memory dump. When you’re deployment is a traditional VM than that’s no issue, if you are using PVS than the memory dump is probably disabled because the PVS optimization disabled it or you used the Citrix optimizer
December 2, 2020

Remote DPI scaling for Windows

With the release of Windows 2016 Microsoft changed the way users could change their DPI size in a Remote Desktop Session, it inherited the setting from the end point. This would be the Laptop/Desktop or Thin Client the users are using to connect to the Remote desktop. When users needed to had a larger
November 27, 2020

Upgrading Wyse from 8.6 to 9.0

Today I was asked to upgrade the customers Thin Clients, all Wyse TC’s, to the latest version (version 9.0). They would like to use the latest Citrix Workspace App and the possibility to use the Microsoft Teams optimization for Citrix. They already tried upgrading from version 8.6 to 9.0 but they ran into issues
November 20, 2020

Upgrading Nvidia firmware

During the last couple off days I needed to update the firmware from the Nvidia Tesla T4 card in our servers. When following the installation steps provided by HPE I ran into some issues, so I decided to create a step by step guide on how to update the firmware. Download the latest firmware
March 19, 2014

NetScaler: Customize logon screen

When configuring the NetScaler for our customer they liked to have some modifications made to the logon screen: “Password 1” and “Password 2” need to be “Password” and “Token ID”. the Citrix Receiver Image needs to be replaced with their company logo. To meet this we need to change some files on the NetScaler,