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Using PowerShell with WVD Part 1

Hi everyone, this post in a series of posts which I am looking to write around different methods of interacting with Windows Virtual Desktop via different methods. I am hoping to explore PowerShell, JSON, Terraform, Ansible, GitHub, DevOps, Pipelines etc. We will create host pools, build images, use Image Builder and a whole load of …

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I have taken my last IT Certification

August 11, 1999.  My daughter was 1 year old, I had just bought my first house and I was around 2 years into my first IT job. That was also the day that I passed my first IT Certification – Implementing and Supporting NT 4.0 Workstation.  That kick started a 20 year cycle of continual …

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Making your XenApp/XenDesktop deployment LTSR Compliant using LTSR Assistant

Hey folks!! A few customers have recently been asking about the LTSR Components as they find themselves coming out of support of their existing environments.  So what is LTSR?? LTSR is the “Long Term Service Release” from Citrix.  These are specific components for which Citrix will offer much longer support times than the “Current Release” …

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NetScaler 12 VPX consuming 100% CPU when running on VMware vSphere 6.5 host

Hey folks   I recently deployed a NetScaler 12 VPX appliance onto a vSphere 6.5 environment and came across an issue where the appliance seemed to be running at 100% CPU even though it wasn’t doing anything.  This didn’t seem right so I did a big of digging and it turns out it is a …