Tag: PVS

What does Accelerated Office Activation really do in Citrix PVS?

What does Accelerated Office Activation really do in Citrix PVS?

Back in July, we told you about the sexy new Accelerated Office Activation checkbox in Citrix Provisioning Services version 1906.  This new checkbox seemingly solved ... Read More

A Brief History of User Profiles …and an Idea for Microsoft!

A Brief History of User Profiles …and an Idea for Microsoft!

Here is a great piece written by Jacques Bensimon.  Before getting into it, let me stress that this is not a survey of all available ... Read More

How to Activate Office Faster with Citrix PVS 1906

How to Activate Office Faster with Citrix PVS 1906

There is a new version of Citrix Provisioning Services out.  Version 1906.  Along with a number of bug fixes, security patches, etc.. our friend Aaron ... Read More

Citrix VDA Setup: What does “Create a master image” actually do?

Citrix VDA Setup: What does “Create a master image” actually do?

Written by Jacques Bensimon: Ever wonder how selecting the below “Create a Master Image” option during VDA setup actually changes the installation? Well, I did ... Read More

Troubleshooting Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) Stalling at 50%

Troubleshooting Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) Stalling at 50%

Here is another great write-up by Jacques Bensimon. On a recent occasion at a client, after building and customizing a Windows Server 2016 RDS image ... Read More

High Level First Look at Citrix’s AppDisks

High Level First Look at Citrix’s AppDisks

IPM’s Rajen Das took the opportunity to install Citrix AppDisks in the IPM labs and gave us this high level report: Finally got around to ... Read More

Citrix and SQL always On Designs.

Citrix and SQL always On Designs.

Chris Hahn put together a quick PROs & CONs list to using SQL Always On for Citrix instead of SQL mirroring. A lot of clients ... Read More

Installing the Citrix Provisioning Services Console on XenApp

Installing the Citrix Provisioning Services Console on XenApp

-- Great How to by Jacques Bensimon: First, why would you want to do that? Well, besides the obvious ability to manage your Provisioning environment ... Read More

First Look: Citrix Provisioning Service Cache size

First Look: Citrix Provisioning Service Cache size

Although its been out for a while, I know there are still a lot of you that haven’t had a chance to check out Citrix ... Read More

Citrix PVS Pro Tip : Watch your Slots on VMware!

Citrix PVS Pro Tip : Watch your Slots on VMware!

I was recently creating some new XenDesktop published sets and ran into a Blue Screen on cloned machines via the Provisioning Server XenDesktop Wizard.  I ... Read More