Category - Citrix

Installing and Configuring Citrix ShareFile StorageZones Controller 2.2.1

After implementing XenMobile MDM and the App Controller it’s time to implement Citrix ShareFile as last part of the Citrix XenMobile Enterprise suite. With Citrix ShareFile you can easily share (large) files with colleagues or people outside the organization in a secure manner. You can create folders online to organise your files and access them from almost any device you want and it also have...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenApp 7.5 and publishing Desktops and Applications

On March 26, 2014, Citrix puts XenApp back on the market with the release of Citrix XenApp 7.5. This version of XenApp does not use the Independent Management Architecture (IMA) anymore like in previous versions but use the same FlexCast Management Architecture that XenDesktop use. What’s also new is in XenApp 7.5 is Cloud deployments, Full AppDNA support, Additional virtualization resource...

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Installing and Configuring the Citrix MDX Toolkit Build 2.2.1 v372 and Wrapping Apps

After installing and configuring the App Controller 2.9 it is time to start with application wrapping. With application wrapping you sign the application and convert/save it to an MDX file. You can upload both APK (Android) and IPA (iOS) as MDX files to the XenMobile App Controller, but with MDX files you have the additional ability to configure policies and to run the application in a sandbox...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenMobile App Controller 2.9

After installing and configuring the XenMobile MDM server it’s time for the step-by-step blog about XenMobile App Controller. In this blog I will install (upload) the Citrix XenMobile App Controller 2.9 to the Citrix XenServer. After that I will configure the basic settings from the console and run the configuration wizard from the administrator web console. I will also create a server...

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How to restrict XenMobile MDM Console Access

After installing and configuring the Citrix XenMobile MDM server you can logon to the console from any place you like… even from any external address. In some cases this could lead to a security breach. Unfortunately the XenMobile MDM console provides no options to filter access to the console within the graphical interface at this time. I can imagine that some companies only want console access...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and publishing Desktops and Applications

In October 2013 Citrix released XenDesktop 7.1. With the introduction of Citrix XenDesktop 7 the XenApp functionality is now fully integrated into XenDesktop enabling it to be used for the provision of both Desktops and Applications. With the XenDesktop 7.1 update Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are now official supported. In this step-by-step blog I will install Citrix XenDesktop 7.1...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenMobile MDM 8.6

In this step-by-step blog I will install and configuring Citrix XenMobile MDM 8.6 on a Windows 2012 Server, including the Oracle Java Platform (JDK) 7, configuring XenMobile MDM with the “Getting Started” wizard, create an external SSL Certificate file in .p12 format that includes the root and intermediate part, configuring an external SSL certificate within XenMobile MDM and configuring the...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix Provisioning Services 7.1

In this step-by-step installation guide I will install Citrix Provisioning Services 7.1 on a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 system. I will install the PVS console, the server itself, configure the PVS farm, installing the target device software, running the Imaging Wizard, and finaly I will apply some optimizations. For this installation I will use my current DHCP server, Microsoft...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix StoreFront 2.0

With the release of Citrix XenDesktop 7, Citrix also released Citrix StoreFront 2.0. One of the biggest improvements is that StoreFront does not use a Microsoft SQL database anymore! This simplifies the installation because you no longer need to run the database setup scripts. Also the HTML5 HDX Receiver is now fully integrated into StoreFront and is no separate installation anymore. This guide...

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How to update a XenApp 6.5 vDisk with Provisioning Services Versioning

Back in the old days when you wanted to update a vDisk, you needed to make a complete copy of the current vDisk, then import it back into the vDisk Store, set it to Private Mode and link it to a Master device to apply your changes. After making all the changes, you needed to put the vDisk back to Standard Image mode and copy the complete vDisk to the rest of the Provisioning Services servers. Now...

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About Robin Hobo

Robin Hobo

I work as a Senior Solution Architect with focus on the Modern Workspace. I am specialized in Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Windows 365 and Microsoft EM+S (including Microsoft Endpoint Manager - Microsoft Intune).

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