Citrix WEM, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop

Configuring Citrix Workspace Environment Manager 1909 endpoints

Hey folks. This is part 2 of the series of blog posts which I am writing which go through the steps to install and configure Citrix Workspace Environment Manager 1909. You can find part 1 here – https://virtualmanc.co.uk/2019/10/16/installing-citrix-workspace-environment-1909/ In part 1 we went through the process of configuring the WEM Infrastructure.  In this post we …

Citrix WEM, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop

Installing Citrix Workspace Environment Manager 1909

Hey folks. I am going to write a series of blog posts which go through the installation and configuration of Citrix  Workspace Environment Manager 1909 (Citrix WEM).   I must admit I haven’t really used this product much in production so I am looking forward to exploring the features that it provides. So what does it …

Azure, Powershell

Missing required metadata properties error when running New-OnPremiseHybridWorker

Hey folks.  Just a quick post around an into an issue today whilst having a play with Azure Automation.  One of the capabilities of Azure Automation is the ability to configure the Hybrid Runbook Worker feature. This allows you to configure Azure Automation with your on premise infrastructure which is pretty cool. One of the …

FSLogix

Exploring FSLogix Profiles feature

Introduction One of the most important decisions to make when designing your Non-persistent VDI environment is your profile management choice.  Over the years there have been many different profile management solutions out there (Local Profiles, Roaming Profiles, Ivanti User Workspace Management, Citrix User Profile Management and LiquidWare ProfileUnity), each offering their own benefits and use …

Citrix XenDesktop, Windows 10

Configuring Citrix MCS for XenDesktop 7 1903, SCVMM 2016 & Windows 10 1903

I was recently involved in a project  where one of the options is to use Citrix Machine Creation Services to create desktops.  I have to admit I have never really used MCS in a production environment before so I thought I would document the steps to get this up and running. So let’s begin. Step …

Citrix NetScaler, Docker

Deploying NetScaler SDX onto a container instance using Docker

Whilst writing a new set of articles around Citrix ADC (NetScaler) I noticed that you could deploy it onto a Docker instance.  This sounded interesting as I had never really played around with Docker so its good to merge the two technologies and so this post was born. So what is the NetScaler CPX? It …

Citrix NetScaler

Configuring Citrix ADC for basic Load Balancing

Welcome to part 4 in my series on configuring Citrix Application Delivery Controller, (formally known as NetScaler). In the previous posts we covered the following: Part 1: Deploying Citrix ADC onto VM Workstation 15 Part 2: Configuring Subnet IP Address and licensing Citrix ADC Part 3: Configuring StoreFront configuration and Server Group In this post …

Citrix StoreFront

Configuring StoreFront Server Groups

Hey folks! This is the next post in the series covering the end to end process from going from zero to having a load balanced NetScaler up and running. In the previous 2 posts we covered: Part 1: Deploying Citrix ADC onto VM Workstation 15 Part 2: Configuring Subnet IP Address and licensing Citrix ADC …

Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix NetScaler

Configuring Subnet IP Address and licensing Citrix Application Delivery Controller (NetScaler)

Welcome to the second part in this blog post series covering Citrix ADC (formerly NetScaler) installation and configuration.  In this post we will be covering the Subnet IP Address and allocating licences.  The previous post can be found here – https://virtualmanc.co.uk/2019/05/17/deploying-citrix-application-delivery-controller-13-on-vmware-workstation-15/ Subnet IP Address So what exactly is the Subnet IP Address (alternatively know as …

Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix NetScaler

Deploying Citrix Application Delivery Controller 13 on VMware Workstation 15

In my earlier blog post I discussed the subject of stopping doing certifications. One of the major factors in this decision was because I was using up all my spare time to stay certified in all these exams rather than playing with all this lovely new technology that we have access to in these wonderful …