Are Published Applications right for your Organization?

Are Published Applications right for your Organization?

Posted By Theresa Miller
Published applications are a great way to deploy applications to your organizational users.  Essentially what you are doing when you publish an application is virtualizing an application.  Yes, you heard me right.  The application is deployed to a server, virtualized, and then access to just the application is granted to a user.  Not convinced that […]
Exciting New Published Application Metrics

Exciting New Published Application Metrics

Posted By Gadi Feldman
ControlUp was born from the EUC world. A world full of remote sessions, remote protocols, published desktops and published applications, each with lots of moving parts. From its early days ControlUp provided good coverage and lots of metrics for most of these moving parts. You can monitor sessions, processes, logon times, the servers as a […]
Troubleshooting Citrix PVS Issues with ControlUp

Troubleshooting Citrix PVS Issues with ControlUp

Posted By Yoni
Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) is a popular technology to manage XenApp and XenDesktop images in Citrix environments. PVS enables multiple desktops or servers to boot from a single VHD based image thus simplifying image management and eliminating the need to update and patch individual systems. In this blog post we will cover some common PVS issues and […]
Monitor Citrix PVS Retries with ControlUp

Monitor Citrix PVS Retries with ControlUp

Posted By Niron Koren
If your environment contains a Provisioning Services Server, then you won’t want to miss this Script Based Action (SBA). With ControlUp and this SBA you will know if there is a high amount of Target Device retries. Get PVS Target Device Retries When working with PVS, I/O transactions happen between the local driver on a target device […]

Comparing Office 2010 performance – XenApp 6.5 (2K8R2) vs XenApp 7.5 (2K12R2)

Posted By Yoni
Microsoft Office is the most popular office productivity suite in corporate IT environments. Citrix XenApp, a popular application virtualization platform in corporate environments is commonly used to deliver Microsoft Office applications to end users. The Citrix XenApp server hosts applications, such as MS Office, on a centralized server and allows users to connect and work with […]

ControlUp and Missing EdgeSight Features in Citrix Desktop Director

Posted By Yoni
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon post by Rob Beekmans discussing some important Citrix EdgeSight 5.4 features that seems to be missing in the new Desktop Director / EdgeSight solution in XenDesktop 7.1 and XenApp/XenDesktop 7.5. After reviewing the views and features of Desktop Director in a lab environment (based on a XenDesktop 7.5 installation) I […]

How to modify registry values on multiple RDP sessions, Citrix sessions, VDI’s or servers at once

Posted By ControlUp Team
[styledbox type=”information” ]This document applies to any version of: Remote Desktop Services, XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, VMware View, VMware, MS Hypervisor and Microsoft Servers.[/styledbox] Modifying or adding registry setting on multiple virtual or physical machines (RDP/Citrix sessions, physical machines) without modifying the Group Policy is always a challenge. In this short “How to” article we will […]

Citrix Resource Manager EOL and ControlUp XenApp Monitoring

Posted By Yoni
With XenApp 4.5/5.0 for Windows 2003 reaching end of life, it’s time to bid farewell to Citrix Resource Manager. Without getting too emotional, I think it’s safe to say Citrix RM was one of the best pieces of software Citrix has ever written. Citrix RM provided simple yet robust solutions for 2 major XenApp admins pains: […]

How to compare Microsoft / Citrix hotfixes via ControlUp

Posted By Yoni
During the last couple of months, we have received many requests to add a hotfix management tool to ControlUp that will enable viewing, comparing and ultimately installing hotfixes on multiple target computers. I wanted to use this blog post for 2 purposes, first, update you guys that we ARE working on a new ControlUp feature […]
Finally – use ControlUp on any PC !

Finally – use ControlUp on any PC !

Posted By Eugene
Hi Everyone, One of the major features requested by our users is the ability to run ControlUp from a PC (typically a laptop) that is not a member of the corporate domain. Until now, domain membership was a mandatory prerequisite for the machine running ControlUp. Mainly road-warrior IT consultants, cloud admins and freelance experts were […]

ControlUp use case – performing bulk server maintenance

Posted By Eugene
As ControlUp worldwide user community grows, we keep receiving more and more excited e-mails from systems administrators that find ControlUp useful for their day-to-day management and maintenance tasks. I thought I would share a typical use case reported by one of our US-based enterprise customers. In an environment that includes hundreds of Citrix XenApp RDS hosting […]