Manual XenDesktop Setup Wizard

This post will provide guidance to programmatically creating VM’s, add them to Citrix Provisioning services and finally add them to XenDesktop Controller Catalog and Desktop group. Restricted to XenServer (Hypervisor), Citrix PVS 5.6+, XenDesktop 5+ Make sure the hosting providor (Xenserver) is added in XenDesktop Desktop Studio. Create a Template VM with all the required […]

Know EndPoint OS Family with in XenDesktop

Registry Key Holding the Data [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\Ica\Session\1\Connection] “ClientProductId”=dword:000080e1 Corresponding Values OS Family HEX Decimal Android 0x54 84 Blackberry 0x55 85 CitrixConsole 3 3 DOS32 14 20 EPOC 10 16 internet 0x101 257 iOS 0x53 83 Java 0x105 261 LinuxUnix 0x51 81 Mac 0x52 82 MVGATerminals 7 7 OS2 11 17 TextTerminals 4 4 ThinOS 0x80e1 32993 […]

Force Reboot XenDesktop VM's atleast once a day

One of Industry recommendations for PVS streamed machines is to have them reboot once in 24 hrs. This can be achieved with following settings Make sure the default Group Logoff Behavior is set to Shutdown (Default), if not PowerShell Command to Set is Set-BrokerDesktopGroup -Name “DG Name” -ShutdownDesktopsAfterUse $True To find out the current setting […]