I was recently tasked with configuring multipathing in Citrix XenServer 5.5 for use with an IBM DS4800 SAN. At first glance I thought, piece of cake, I’ve done quite a few setups like this with Dell, EMC, and HP storage gear so the IBM should be the same right? WRONG!
A colleague of mine recently pointed me to this great article on the scalability of office productivity suites on terminal services. The tests reviewed OpenOffice 2.1, Microsoft Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2007.
Lately I have been on a tear when it comes to taking Citrix certification tests. I’m eagerly awaiting the release of the exams needed to upgrade my CCEA to the new CCEE. But a troubling trend has begun to emerge, the exams and certifications seem to have a longer development cycle than the products themselves.
Anyone who has worked with or around Citrix licensing knows that there is an incredible amount of value that can be obtained by either upgrading or purchasing XenApp Platinum Edition licenses. But most people who go the route of Platinum licenses aren’t utilizing all of the features.
In working on a new deployment of the Hot Desktop feature within Citrix Password Manager I discovered that there are a few problems with the latest Password Manager agents.