Tag - Registry

How to create a Mandatory profile with Folder Redirections

Mandatory profiles are increasingly being used. This is partly due the rise of user virtualizations software like AppSense, RES Software and Microsoft UE/V, which use a mandatory profile as a basis. Not surprising because with mandatory profiles in combination with user virtualization software, the user logon times are pretty reduced and there is less risk of profile corruption. There are quite a...

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User session stays in Active State after Graceful Logoff

Sometimes when a user closes a XenApp published application, the Citrix user session stays in active state. This is caused by Windows system processes or by the application sub processes that are not closing properly.  By default Citrix XenApp has a hard coded list of processes that are checked for and terminated when the user logs off. With the following registry tweak you can add processes to...

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Black screen during logon to Published Desktop

It may happen that when you connecting to a published desktop, you see a black screen for a few seconds. Most causes of this delay can be traced back to the login process like logon scripts, drive mappings, folder redirections and GPO’s.
To prevent this, replace the Citrix logon dialog with the standard Windows logon dialog.

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“A duplicate IP address was assigned” on Provisioning Services target devices

A few days ago I ran into the problem that when I changing a Citrix XenApp vDisk (or created a new one) the Citrix XenApp servers crashes within the same VLAN with a BSOD with error message “A duplicate IP address was assigned to this machine while attempting to boot from the network” (see screenshot below). Striking is that the Citrix XenApp servers within another VLAN, booted from the same...

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About Robin Hobo

I am a Technology Specialist working for Microsoft with focus on the Modern Workplace. I am specialized in Microsoft Intune, Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Windows 365, Windows 11 and Azure AD. Also interested in mental health, NLP and personal development.

For more information, see the About Me page or my LinkedIn profile.

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