Duplicate “ViewClient_Client_ID” and Multi Session issues on Horizon View

Multi-Session Issue on VMware Horizon View Due to Duplicate “ViewClient_Client_ID”   Problem:              When we enable the “Allow multiple sessions per user” settings in VDI Pool, a user that connect from different client devices receive different desktop sessions. To reconnect to an existing desktop session, user must use the same […]

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How to find VDI Client (ThinClient) MAC address from Horizon View

        While administering VDI environments, most of the time we will struggle to get Thin Client or VDI Client MAC address for troubleshooting, re-imaging or for providing remote shadow support. Below article explains about a simple “visual basic” script to get this information. In my case, I kept this script on network […]

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Install and configure VMware PowerCLI version 10

VMware PowerCLI is a collection of Windows Powershell modules that are used to manage and maintain a VMware virtual environment. VMware PowerCLI contains modules of cmdlets based on Microsoft PowerShell for automating vSphere, VMware Site Recovery Manager,vSphere Automation SDK, vCloud Director, vCloud Air, vSphere Update Manager, vRealize Operations Manager, VMware Horizon, NSX-T, and VMware Cloud on AWS administration. VMware PowerCLI provides a PowerShell interface to the VMware product […]

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Steps to perform after upgrading XenDesktop from 7.6 to 7.15

    If you follow the LTSR builds of XenDesktop / XenApp then you probably upgraded from version 7.6 to 7.15. The upgrade steps are well described on Citrix eDocs or other blogs. But after upgrading there are some additional steps needed to take full advantage of the new features. This blog describes these additional […]

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AppSense DataNow 4.1 Step by step

Firstly, what is AppSense DataNow? AppSense DataNow enables securely access user and business data on any device anywhere. Several components encompass a DataNow: – DataNow server Appliance – AppSense Propitiatory version of Free BSD-DataNow Agent for Windows and Mac OS– iOS and Android agent– File Storage DataNow supports (SMB2.0,3.0 and 3.0.1 along with SMB encryption […]

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XenDesktop 7.7 Host connection fail after upgrading from 7.6

Recently I was trying to get my hands on a new release of Citrix 7.7 and after successfully upgrade my host connection to VMWare failed. It was working fine until 7.6.I am getting an error” “An TLS error prevented connection to the hypervisor. Not all SSL details could be validated” I also checked with the […]

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How to enable touch access (Biometric) in Horizon View 6.2

VMware Horizon View 6.2 recently launched biometric authentication, with the support of TouchID on iOS devices with VMware Horizon Client 3.5.1. This post will describe how to enable it, I would prefer if  VMware can make this functionality available using View admin portal. Please see here, for the current VMware document. [1] To enable this […]

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Enable Framehawk in Netscaler

Citrix recently released Framehawk support through Netscaler version 11.0.62.10.nc. You can download 11.0.62 from Citrix website here.. If did not enable framehawk support in your studio and Gold Image or VM’s you need to update, Please see here for detailed administrator guide for Framehawk. Once you upgrade your NS to version 11.0.62.10 follow below setting […]

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Netscaler Access Gateway as home gateway for Citrix and Horizon View

Background: Recently I configured Citrix Products (XenApp, XenDesktop, PVS) and Horizon View Products (View,  Hosted Application, App-Volume, UEM) to my home lab.. I  have only one external IP address (Thanks to Comcast that they do not change external IP frequently any more.) and would like to access both environments remotely. After researching through internet and support from Carl Stalhood (very […]

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My HomeLab There are a number of different ways to go about provisioning a home lab but I would like to start in a low budget and gradually grow over the years. My primary reason behind the lab is certification, education, and fun as well as testing new products. Hardware Inventory:  > vSphere Host     […]

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