Master NetScaler Monitoring with ControlUp

Master NetScaler Monitoring with ControlUp

Posted By Niron Koren
At ControlUp we aim to provide you with the best infrastructure management capabilities for virtual environments, and NetScaler is a critical component for many organizations. ControlUp provides a free NetScaler monitoring tool. Starting with ControlUp 7.1 fully integrated NetScaler monitoring and remediation capabilities were introduced to the ControlUp real-time platform. Let’s take a deeper look at […]
The IOPS Battle Continues: PVS vs MCS

The IOPS Battle Continues: PVS vs MCS

Posted By Niron Koren
Ever since Citrix released the new Provisioning Services cache in RAM with disk overflow there have been some spirited debates regarding the effectiveness of this new feature and it’s potential for the future. In fact, Citrix claims to have put storage vendors “on notice”. Although Citrix has been heavily promoting the new feature, there haven’t been a […]
XenDesktop Broker Integration

XenDesktop Broker Integration

Posted By Andrew
With the looming release of ControlUp version 6, I’m super excited to talk about the new Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp broker integration built into the console! With this new release, ControlUp will have full visibility of every aspect of XenDesktop and XenApp site health. From VDA’s, to controllers, to databases and services, from a single […]
ControlUp’s New HDX Simulator SBA

ControlUp’s New HDX Simulator SBA

Posted By Matan Nataf
ControlUp exposes a new Script Based Action (SBA) which lays the groundwork for our brand new HDX simulator. This script allows sysadmins to initiate HDX connections to XenApp servers and get back a report about the status of those servers (connection established successfully, or, in case of failure it includes the specific error code that […]
ControlUp Insights – Historical Reporting & Analytics for End-user Computing

ControlUp Insights – Historical Reporting & Analytics for End-user Computing

Posted By Yoni
It’s a big day here at ControlUp! Today we released our new analytics and historical reporting platform, ControlUp Insights, together with a new version of our Real-time console – ControlUp 5.0. Last year, we spent a lot of time speaking with our customers, EUC community leaders and industry experts in order to understand the requirements and expectations […]
VDI Monitoring: What You Don’t Know You’re Missing

VDI Monitoring: What You Don’t Know You’re Missing

Posted By Yoni
How do you know that what you understand to be all-encompassing isn’t actually quite as extensive as you might have thought? Surely when you buy an all-inclusive package, you can feel safe in the knowledge that the words all-inclusive are a dead giveaway. Apparently this is not necessarily true, as while nothing is completely perfect, so this […]
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 […]
Did You Know that You Have an IT Superpower?

Did You Know that You Have an IT Superpower?

Posted By ControlUp Team
What? You didn’t know that you have an IT Superpower? Well, of course you do! Just take the quick and fun quiz below and find out which one you have! Maybe you have the power to fly and didn’t even know it!
Hot Off the Press – IT Personality Quiz Results

Hot Off the Press – IT Personality Quiz Results

Posted By ControlUp Team
Citrix Synergy is a wrap and we have all had a chance to get back to the office and into the normal humdrum.  So let’s spice things up a bit and show you the results to our totally unscientific Find Your Hidden IT Personality test.  Where did you fit in on the personality scale?  Few people fell […]

ControlUp 1.3.0 and Citrix Provisioning Services 6

Posted By Eugene
Hello All, Just wanted to publish an update about a recent issue with Citrix PVS 6 and ControlUp version 1.3.0. The issue was uncovered with the help of two members of the ControlUp user community, Simon Teale of Sportingbet and Daniel Negru of SCH Group, whom we’d like to thank on this opportunity. It turns […]

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 […]